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Gyeongbok Palace & Insadong Walking tour

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Available from 2019-05-29
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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.

Option

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

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Person
₩ 25,000 ₩ 20,000 (20% OFF)

Option details

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

[Exclusion]
Meals
Personal expenses
Traveller's insurance
Chinese-speaking tour guide (extra fee: 60,000 KRW)

Information

Gyeongbok Palace was once Joseon Dynasty's palace and now the famous tourist spot, is providing an opportunity to learn about the history and life styles of the  Joseon Dynasty of the royal family. 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 is well preserved now.

Insadong preserves Korea's traditions and customs in the past. It is a place filled with the beauty of Korea as well as the 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 tens of thousands of Korean soccer fans came to cheer at during the 2002 World Cup Games. 

 

Gwanghwamun Square 

The new Gwanghwamun Square is inaugurated in June 2009 and the located from the Gyeongbok palace to Cheonggye Plaza. 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 restaurant, 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. Woldae and the sculptures of Geunjeongjeon represent past sculptures of contemporary art. 

 

Insadong​ 

When foreign celebrities visit Korea, they always stop by this area; the closest Korean styled avenue, this is Insa-dong. Not only hundreds of art galleries are there but, dozens of traditional handcraft shop, antique art markets, and traditional tea houses. 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 →  City Hall → Gwanghwamun Square → Jogye Buddhist Temple → Gyeongbok Palace → Insadong

 

 

Minimum PAX

4 persons

Operating hours

Everyday: 10:00 / 13:00 / 15:00

Holidays

All Year Round

Meeting Place

 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

주의사항

1. Please be punctual!

2. The schedule may differ due to local situation and weather.

3. Gyeongbok Palace, Sajeongjeon, National Folk Museum are closed on Tuesdays. Deoksu Palace is replaced instead.

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

5.  If the tour is canceled, the CS Team will notify you through 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 Center (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.

Location

3/F Cosmojin Office, President Hotel (Euljiro 1-ga, Jung-gu,Seoul)
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Refund policies

Refund policies​

  • - Cancellation on or before 3 days prior to the reserved date, before ​5pm KST : 100% Refund
  • - Cancellation on 2 days prior to the reserved date, before ​5pm KST : 70% Refund
  • - Cancellation on 1 day prior to the reserved date, before ​5pm KST : 50% Refund
  • - Cancellation on the reserved date / No-show : No Refund​
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