Winter Ice Rink Opens at Seoul Plaza

The ice rink at Seoul Plaza in front of City Hall opened on Monday and will remain accessible to the public until Feb. 23, according to the city government.

People can enjoy skating outdoors in the fresh air and falling snow from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, and from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and public holidays.

The cost including skate rental is W1,000 an hour (US$1=W1,053).

The city government will close the rink when the air quality index is measured as being "unhealthy." / Dec. 17, 2013 09:00 KST