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Full-Day City Tour with Korean Folk Village Excursion

by VIP Travel Duration 8h 30m Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $79

Get a taste of modern and ancient Seoul on this tour of the city's highlights and the Korean Folk Village. Explore urban sites like the Jogyesa Buddhist Temple and Gyeongbok Palace, and step back in time with traditional houses and customs at the Korean Folk Village.

Start your day by being picked up from your hotel and shuttled to the spiritual center of Seoul, the Jogyesa Buddhist Temple. A symbol of Korean Buddhism, the temple was established in 1395 and is easily accessible to all thanks to its urban location. Marvel at the ancient site before moving on to Cheongwadae Sarangchae, a newly established historic center. After learning about Korean presidents there, visit the Presidential Blue House itself, which is known for its iconic blue-tile roof that compliments Mt. Bugaksan in the background.

Next, head to Gyeongbok Palace, which was once host to Joseon kings, to watch the changing of the guard ceremony. After the ceremony, stroll through the illustrious residence, learning of the royalty that roamed the grand rooms. Retrace the footsteps of Joseon citizens with a visit to the Korean Folk Village. Comprised of over 260 traditional houses set in a natural environment, the village recreates Korea's past. Browse detailed exhibits to learn about the customs and lifestyles of ages bygone. At the end of your enlightening journey, return to your hotel with a greater understanding of Korean culture.

Get a taste of modern and ancient Seoul on this tour of the city's highlights and the Korean Folk Village. Explore urban sites like the Jogyesa Buddhist Temple and Gyeongbok Palace, and step back in time with traditional houses and customs at the Korean Folk Village.

Start your day by being picked up from your hotel and shuttled to the spiritual center of Seoul, the Jogyesa Buddhist Temple. A symbol of Korean Buddhism, the temple was established in 1395 and is easily accessible to all thanks to its urban location. Marvel at the ancient site before moving on to Cheongwadae Sarangchae, a newly established historic center. After learning about Korean presidents there, visit the Presidential Blue House itself, which is known for its iconic blue-tile roof that compliments Mt. Bugaksan in the background.

Next, head to Gyeongbok Palace, which was once host to Joseon kings, to watch the changing of the guard ceremony. After the ceremony, stroll through the illustrious residence, learning of the royalty that roamed the grand rooms. Retrace the footsteps of Joseon citizens with a visit to the Korean Folk Village. Comprised of over 260 traditional houses set in a natural environment, the village recreates Korea's past. Browse detailed exhibits to learn about the customs and lifestyles of ages bygone. At the end of your enlightening journey, return to your hotel with a greater understanding of Korean culture.

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9:00 AM, Seoul City & Korean Folk Village Full Day Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 8h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$78.90

Total price is $78.90, taxes included

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Full-Day City Tour with Korean Folk Village Excursion

Activity Location

Seoul

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Seoul


Highlights

  • Full-day tour of Seoul's most prominent heritage landmarks

  • Look at Korean religious customs at Jogyesa Buddhist Temple

  • History at Cheongwadae Sarangchae & Gyeongbok Palace

  • Korean Folk Village's recreation of the Joseon Dynasty

  • Introduction to traditional customs, crafts & lifestyles


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Seoul and the Korean Folk Village

  • Admission fees

  • Lunch

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most central Seoul hotels

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Seoul hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.