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Gyeongbok Palace & Insadong Walking Tour

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Highlights

  • 1. The detailed explanation of the professional English guide
  • 2. Provide the detailed history of Gyeongbok palace & Insadong for those curious about it
  • 3. An interesting walking tour that makes you healthy as well!
  • 4. Experience Korean culture in Insadong.

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Gyeongbok Palace & Insadong Walking tour
₩ 25,000
₩ 20,000

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₩ 25,000 ₩ 20,000 (20% OFF)

Option details

[Included]
Professional English-speaking tour guide
Tourists spots entrance fee

[Not Included]
Meals
Personal expenses
Traveller's insurance
Chinese-speaking tour guide (extra fee: 60,000 KRW)

Information

Gyeongbok Palace was once a Joseon Dynasty's palace and is now a famous tourist destination. An opportunity to learn about the history and lifestyles of the royal family from the Joseon Dynasty. Although it was partially damaged due to the fire and invasion of the foreign powers, after continuous restoration work, the beauty and history of Gyeongbok Palace are now well preserved.

Insadong preserves Korea's traditions and customs in the past. It is a place not only filled with the beauty of Korea but as well as the past traditional cultures of Korea. Take a look at Insadong with the help of professional tour guides!

 

City Hall

Founded in 1926 Seoul City Hall is a Renaissance-style stone building. Seoul Square in front of City Hall is a historic site where the 1919 (Samil) Independence Movement and the pro-democracy movement in June 1987 were held. It is also a well-known place where thousands of Korean soccer fans gathered to cheer during the 2002 World Cup Games. 

 

Gwanghwamun Square 

Gwanghwamun Square is a plaza that opened in June 2009, which connects Gyeongbok Palace and Cheonggye Plaza. It is loved as a historical and cultural experience space for citizens and as a resting area. The Gwanghwanmun Square is composed of 'Recovering the History of Gwanghwamun Gate Plaza', 'Reenacting Yukjo Street Plaza', 'Korea Main Plaza', 'Civil Participation Urban Culture Plaza', 'Memorial Waterway'.

 

Jogye Buddhist Temple

At the crowded Seoul city, inside of its central area, you will hear the sound of reciting Buddhist scriptures and smell the soft fragrance of incense. Jogyesa Temple is a resting place for everybody to relieve their stress. If foreign tourists visit this representative Buddhist temple of Korea, Jogyesa Temple, they will also feel the Korean Buddhism culture through Buddhist cuisine restaurants, traditional tea house, Buddhist supplies that are nearby the temple.

 

Gyeongbok Palace

Kyeongbokgung Palace is one of the oldest of the five places in Seoul. It is such a great and magnificent building as a representative of the Joseon Dynasty. The premises were once destroyed by fire during the Imjin War (Japanese Invasions, 1592-1598). However, all of the palace buildings were later restored under the leadership of Heungseondaewongun during the reign. Remarkably, the most representative edifices of the Joseon Dynasty, Gyeonghoeru Pavilion, and Hyangwonjeong Pond have remained relatively intact. 

 

Insadong​ 

Insa-dong is a must-visit place for foreign celebrities when visiting Korea. Not only hundreds of art galleries but, dozens of traditional handcraft shops, antique art markets, and traditional tea houses can be found in Insadong. Because of the development of modern civilizations, many foreign coffee shops and restaurants have launched around the place, yet this area unconventionally using Korean on their gate signs.  

 

 

Departure Time

10:00 / 13:00 / 15:00

 

 

Schedule

President Hotel 1F Lobby →  City Hall → Gwanghwamun Square → Jogye Buddhist Temple → Gyeongbok Palace → Insadong

 

 

Minimum number of people to proceed

4 people

Meeting Point

 Come out from Line No.2 Euljiro 1-ga Station Exit 8 and you will see the Lotte Department Store on your right → Go straight for 4 minutes → You will see the entrance of the Presidential Hotel

 Come out from Line No.1 City Hall Station Exit 5 and go straight for 1 minute → After you walk pass Seoul City Hall, cross the street at the crosswalk to the side of BNK Busan Bank → Cross the street at the crosswalk and you will see the entrance of the Presidential Hotel

Notice

1. Please make sure to arrive at the meeting point on time!

2. The schedule may change depending on the weather or local situation.

3. Gyeongbok Palace, Sajeongjeon, National Folk Museum are closed on Tuesdays. On Tuesday, the palace will be replaced by Deoksu Palace.

4. If it rains or snows, the tour will be canceled and the payment will be 100% refunded.

5.  If the tour is canceled, you will be notified by the CS team via email.

6. It is the traveler's responsibility if there are any accidents arisen from not following the tour guide's instruction.

7. If you need a Chinese-speaking guide, please contact the CS Team (Extra fee: 60,000 KRW)

How to Use

1. Reserve the date you want.

2. Check the mobile voucher or the voucher sent by email.

3. Please be punctual and meet the tour guide at the designated place.

Refund Policy

• Cancellation 2 days before (5 PM KST): 100% Refund

• Cancellation after: No Refund

Guide Language

English / Chinese

Location

1/F Lobby, President Hotel (Euljiro 1-ga, Jung-gu,Seoul)
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