Have you noticed Korea is the country has thousands of story and a racially homogeneous nation?
If you are an international tourist, you might know Seoul is one of the uncommon cities has hundreds of years story footprints. Palace is one of the popular historic places. What is the first impression of the word "Palace"? The place for kings and noblesse? It is true but only the part of it. You will see the area where kings and families lived with 2000 people governed the whole country.
Spend a full day discovering the beautiful structures and scenery of Seoul while learning about its history, culture, and traditions. With your guide, visit two grand palaces, including UNESCO World Heritage-listed Changdeokgung Palace; learn about folk lifestyles at a museum; explore bustling local markets by foot.
The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony
Every hour on the hour from 10 am to 4pm, the chief gatekeeper changing ceremony has been continued, which happened during Joseon Dynasty symbolizing safety of the kings and security of the nation, and guiding of the prestige.
Consistency expressionless face expression and sobriety mood of chief gatekeepers at the ceremony stimulates the foreign tourists’ interests.
Gyeongbokgung 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. 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.
The choicest tour place for foreign tourists. Gyungbokgung Palace is the starting point of 500 years of history in the Joseon Dynasty. You will defiantly enjoy the stroll around the place feeling the quiet and peaceful mood. It can be a representative tourism spot for foreigners to understand the tradition and history of Korea. If you want to know the history of Korea properly, you should visit this place.
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 the 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.
The Presidential Blue House
This tour is a driving tour course, which stops by Choonchugwan, the main building of the Blue House, and Youngbingwan. During this tour, information and explanations about each building and optimistic parts of the current government will be provided by your guide. This is informative opportunity to foreign tourists, which gives you an opportunity to look around the most famous house in Korea, the Blue House~
Korean Folk Village
Korean Folk Village is an overall reproduction of the ethnological life/folk behaviors of Korea. You can see and experience the traditional culture of Korea at this place.
Especially there are various character role-playing within the Joseon Dynasty at the Korean Folk Village. People put the costume on from this era as merchants, a poor person, and others. It stimulates the interests of people.
This is a beloved tour spot by both Koreans and foreigners with various attractions.
Korean traditional performances
The village offers farmer’s music and dance and tight rope walking acrobatics performance on a daily basis. A traditional marketplace offers the exotic flavors of Korean cuisine from different regions. Shops stock a variety of traditional handicrafts and souvenirs.
Hotel President 1F Lobby → Driving Tour (City Hall / Gwanghwamun Square / Insa-dong / Jogyesa Temple) → The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony → Gyeongbokgung Palace → The National Folk Museum → Pass By The Presidential Blue House → Amethyst Center → Lunch(Bibimbap) → Korean Folk Village → Korean traditional performances → Ginseng Center → Hotel President