Banpo Bridge

Moonlight Rainbow Fountain Show
Moonlight Rainbow Fountain Show

Banpo Bridge, the location of the Moonlight Rainbow Show, is a girder bridge that spans the Han River connecting the districts of Seocho and Yongsan. Construction on the double decker bridge was completed in 1982. The real reason people come here is to see the falling and dancing water, lights, and music of the Moonlight Rainbow Fountain show.

Both sides of the bridge are lined with pumps that pass almost 200 tons of river water though them each and every minute. The water is then illuminated by LED lights as it falls 20 meters (65 feet) back down to the Han River River below. The Banpo Bridge is the world’s longest bridge fountain.

Banpo Bridge, location of the Moonlight Rainbow Fountain show
Banpo Bridge, location of the Moonlight Rainbow Fountain show

During the day, the fountain is decorated by willow trees and leaves. The sun shines through the water creating millions of sparkles. At night, it comes to life with bright and vibrant rainbow colors.

You can get the best view of the Moonlight Rainbow Fountain from Banpo Hangang Park on the southern edge of the Han River.

Banpo Bridge Hours

The Moonlight Rainbow Fountain show operates from April 1 to October 31. Show times are subject to change depending on weather or events.

April-June and September-October
12:00, 19:30, 20:00, 20:30, 21:00

12:00, 19:30, 20:00, 20:30, 21:00, 21:30

The length of the show is approximately 20 minutes.



How to get to Banpo Bridge

Option 1
Take Subway Line 3, Line 7, or Line 9 to Express Bus Terminal Station (Exit 8-1).
After exiting, continue for 300 meters until you reach an intersection with an elevated road.
Turn right and continue for about 15 minutes or 800 meters to reach the Banpo Hangang Park and the bridge.

Option 2
Take bus 405 or 8340 to Banpo Hangang Park.


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Last Updated on Mar 28, 2024