Pay a visit to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this tour of historic Seoul. Visit the beautiful Changdeok Palace and the historic Jongmyo Shrine. Learn about Korea at many more locations.
This extensive all day tour covers several of Korea’s most prominent cultural sights. The first is Changdeok Palace, an exceptional example of Korean palace architecture. Jongmyo Shrine is next, the oldest and most authentic of the Confucian royal shrines of the Joseon Dynasty.
After lunch, visitors will head south to the Hwaseong Fortress of Suwon, which blends Eastern and Western architectural styles. With stops at the traditional Namsan Hanok Village and Haenggung Palace, this comprehensive tour takes visitors to several of the most important locales in Korea.
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Pick-up from Select Hotels in Seoul
Scenic Spots in Bukchon
Jongmyo Royal Shrine (Insa-dong Visit on Tuesdays)
A Confucian shrine dedicated to the memory of the monarchs of the Joseon Dynasty, it houses the ancestral tablets of the kings and queens.
Changdeok Palace (Gyeongbokgung Palace on Mondays)
A UNESCO World Heritage site, this palace is a gorgeous example of traditional Korean architecture.
Sejong Center (National Museum of Korean Contemporary History on Mondays)
See the vast home for cultural arts in Seoul, the Sejong Center. Named after King Sejong the Great, the center is separated into several galleries and theatres.
*Sejong Center is closed on Mondays. During these days, the tour will visit the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History instead.
Savor a full-course meal characterized by a wide assortment of different dishes. The dishes are called Banchans and are served in small separate servings. This is a unique way of experiencing Korea's rich food culture.
Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
Built by the 22nd Joseon King, the stone wall surrounding the fortress is over 5.5 kilometers long.
Drop-off at Select Hotels in Seoul
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The Jongmyo Royal Shrine is closed on Tuesdays. During these days, the tour will visit Insadong instead.
If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
The tour company cannot be held responsible for any personal incidents or loss of personal belongings during the tour.
Depending on the traffic in Seoul, the pick-up service may occasionally be delayed.
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Any cancellations made after 18:00, 1 business day prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.