This 8.5-hour cultural tour'includes a visit to must-see attractions in Seoul, including Jogye Temple, the oldest royal palace, Gyeongbok Palace, the traditional Gwangjang Market and the antique street, Insadong. You will also enjoy a'tutorial on how to make one of the most popular Korean dishes and lunch favorites of locals, Gimbap.
This exciting day tour combines the old and the new! Gyeongbok Palace originally built in 1395 was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty located in northern Seoul, South Korea. Gyeongbokgung served as the home of Kings of the Joseon dynasty, the Kings' households, as well as the government of Joseon, and it is the largest of the 5 Grand Palaces built by the Josseon dynasty. During this day tour, you will also have a chance to visit several famous places in the Gangnam city area such as the COEX Aquairum, Lotte Duty Free shop, Garosu-gill Street and take a glance at the Blue House.
See the best of Seoul during this 11-hour guided tour to some of the city's top sites. Visit the famous Blue House and a few of Seoul's historic palaces before indulging in some retail therapy in Myeongdong (a popular shopping district) and Insadong (famous for its antique stores and art galleries). Hotel pickup/drop-off, lunch, and dinner are included, and numbers are limited to 15 for a personalized, small-group experience.
On this 8.5 hour small-group tour, you will get a taste of Korean traditional culture. Firstly, you will visit Jogyesa temple that represents Buddhism in Seoul and pass by Cheongwadae, the Presidential Blue House, move on to Gwanghwamun Gate to see royal guard changing ceremony. After the ceremony, you will explore Gyeongbokgung palace and visit the National Folklore Museum. In the afternoon, you will visit the Korean Folk Village to enjoy the lifestyle of the Joseon dynasty with over 270 old houses.
Visit some of Seoul's most famous attractions during this 8.5-hour guided tour. Visit Jogye Temple, pass by The Blue House, Gyeongbok Palace, Insadong, Bukchon Hanok Village, Bugak Skyway, and Myeongdong with no more than 15 people'for a personalized, small-group experience. Lunch in the historic Insadong neighborhood and hotel pickup/drop-off are included.Special Offer - Book by June 21, 2017 and travel between June 11-21, 2017 to save 15% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!
This 8.5-hour tour takes you around the western part of Seoul. Visit sites such as World Cup Park and Digital Media City, then head to Trick Eye Musuem in Hongdae and to Yeonnamdong to see the'latest rising hot spots in Seoul.
On this full day tour, visit the richest area in South Korea, Gangnam, which also is famous for Psy's song 'Gangnam Style." Gangnam-gu is a district within the city of Seoul which literally means 'south of the river." It has many well-developed streets with unique and modern characteristics, and so many high-rise buildings with bright neon signs that it will be hard for you to know whether it's day or night! During this 9-hour Gangnam highlights day tour, you will visit six different must visit places within Gangnam-gu: Seolleung, Jeongneung Royal Tombs, Bongeunsa Temple, Coex Aquarium, Lotte Duty Free shop and Garosu-gill Road.
This small group journey will start with Jogyesa, the center of Buddhism in Seoul where you can see locust trees and baeksong trees in front of Jogyesa temple. Afterward, you will move to the presidential blue house that symbol of Cheongwadae with blue tiles and the Gwanghwamun Gate to see royal guard changing ceremony. After watching the ceremony, you can explore Gyeongbokgung Palace. Then you will see the National Folk Museum where you can see how people lived a few centuries ago, the Changdeokgung Palace that listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage and Insadong, a famous antique alley that is popular with antique shops, handmade crafts. Finally after a long day, you will see Namdaemun, the main gate of a Seoul. This is a full day packed with a lot of information on Seoul and the Korean traditions.
If you became interested in Korean culture through K-Pop, then the first place you have to visit is Hallyu Star Avenue. Hallyu Star Avenue is where you might catch a glimpse of some of Korea's top idols, like Girls' Generation, Super Junior, 2PM, 4minute and Beast. The street is also where Korea's major entertainment companies, such as SM and JYP are located. Together, they developed the street to appeal to the K-Pop fandom. Come see K-Pop stars' handprints and maybe even get the chance to meet your favorite Korean celebrities in person!
Step back in time to an era when the Joseon kings ruled Korea on this full-day tour of Seoul. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage'listed Suwan Hwaseong Fortress as a guide sheds light on Korea's Joseon Dynasty history. Admire traditional Korean architecture at the ancient Hwaseong Haenggung Palace. Visit the Korean Folk Village ' where artisan blacksmiths, potters and weavers ply their trade ' and gain insight into 500 years of Joseon rule.
The United States' presidential office is called The White House, and the Korean presidential office is called The Blue House. The easiest way to understand this country is to walk around its presidential office, the great palace, its famous river and museums. This 8-hour tour will show you all these famous places alongside a knowledgeable guide. Enjoy a delicious tradition Korean meal for lunch and make the best of your stay in Seoul.
This immersive experience in Seoul will give you an in-depth look at traditional Korean culture. With your knowledgeable guide, wander through grand palaces, learn about the history of Korea ' from ancient times to today ' and witness age-old customs come to life at a folk village. A Korean lunch and comfortable coach transport is included.