The "All-in one Full-day Tour" is like a comprehensive gift set comprises of history, shopping, and sight-seeing. You can visit the Kyeongbok Palace, Cheongdeokgung, the Presidential Blue House and Insadong, as well as listen to the explanations by the professional tour guide. Isn't it a golden opportunity to learn about the interesting Korean history as well as visiting tourist attractions that consist of Korean traditional cultures. It is recommended to those who would like to visit various places in Seoul within a day.
The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony
Every hour on the hour from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, the ceremony for the exchange of the head in troops, which defended the safety of the king of the Joseon Dynasty and national security & authority, has been held so far. Consistency expressionless face expression and sobriety mood of chief gatekeepers at the ceremony stimulates the foreign tourists' interests.
Gyeongbok palace is one of the oldest of the five places in Seoul. It is such a great and magnificent building as a representative of Joseon Dynasty. It shows off the beauty of its construction. Through this, it can be a representative tourism spot for foreigners to understand the tradition and history of Korea. This tour course takes around one and a half hours: you will see remarkable pavilions like Kyunghoiru and Hyangwonjung, and beautiful/classy wooden and stone structures as Kyungcheonsaji 10-story tower, you also will see Kyotaejeon and Kangnyungjun places where you can experience the life of noble people with a guide.
The National Folk Museum
National folk museum of Korea has been researching daily life of Korea from the past to present and preserving and displaying folk culture of ancestors in Korea as a representative life history museum. This is one of the best locations to explain Korean history and culture easily to foreigners.
Presidential Blue House
This tour is a driving tour course, which stops by Choonchungwan, the main building of the Blue House, and Youngbingwan. During this tour, information and explanations about each building and optimistic parts of current government will be provided by your guide. We recommend this informative opportunity to foreign tourists, which gives you an opportunity to look around the most famous house in Korea, the Blue House.
Changdeokgung is the only Korean palace listed as a World Heritage Site. The Changdeok Palace, which is praised for its graceful beauty, is also the palace with the best preservation of its original form. Especially, it is the best place to show the beauty of Korean traditional garden and where the kings rested. You can take a rest while walking in the sponsorship of Changdeokgung palace.
※ Changdeok palace is closed every Monday, so it is substituted forNamsan Hanok village.
Insadong is where foreign celebrities come when they visit Korea. You can see about 100 galleries as well as a lot of craft shops, antique shops and traditional teahouses. As the development of modern civilization, there are also famous coffee shops and restaurants, but these places are characteristic because of Hangeul signs.
It is the biggest traditional market with a long history, where vendors started to start their businesses near Namdaemun. Although it is a bit narrow, it is operating in a systematic order.
President Hotel → Driving (City Hall/Cheonggyecheon/Gwanghwamun Plaza/Insadong/Jogye Temple) → The royal guard changing ceremony in Gyeongbok Palace → Gyeongbok Palace → National Folk Museum → Pass by the Presidential Blue House → Amethyst → Lunch (Bibimbab) → Changdeok Palace → Insadong → Ginseng Center → Namdaemoon Market → Hotel