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.
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.
The Moonlight Rainbow Fountain show operates May through October.
May and June: 19:30, 20:00, 20:30, 21:00
July and August: 19:30, 20:00, 20:30, 21:00, 21:30
September and October: 19:30, 20:00, 20:30, 21:00