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Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) Tours and Activities

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Known for the blue tiles that cover its roof, Seoul’s Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae or Cheongwadae) sits at the foot of Mount Bugaksan and is the official residence of South Korea’s president. The house was built in the traditional Korean architectural style within a Joseon Dynasty–era royal garden.

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Seoul City Sightseeing Tour Including Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village

Seoul City Sightseeing Tour Including Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village

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This full-day sightseeing tour of Seoul showcases the best of Korea’s history, culture, and traditions. Led by a guide, see the city’s major landmarks, including Jogyesa Temple and Gyeongbokgung Palace, National Folk Museum, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village. Watch the changing of the guards during a stop at Gwanghwamun Gate and enjoy a traditional Korean lunch with your fellow travelers in Insadong. Your full-day tour also includes a stop at a traditional ginseng center.
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  • 8 hours
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USD90.00
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Korean Palace and Temple Tour in Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple

Korean Palace and Temple Tour in Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple

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Explore top Seoul attractions including Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple on this 3.5-hour Korean palace and temple tour in Seoul. Travel through Seoul by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with your guide. Gain insight into Joseon-era history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, once home to the Korean royal family, and explore the palace compound on foot. Visit the National Folk Museum and learn how life used to be before Korea’s rapid modernization. Then, visit the Jogyesa Temple and enjoy an authentic insight into life as a Zen Buddhist in South Korea’s bustling capital.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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USD42.50
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USD42.50
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Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace

Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace

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Discover the history and cultural traditions of Korea on this full-day tour of Seoul’s palaces and markets. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace including its National Folklore Museum, and see Jogyesa Buddhist Temple and Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your informative guide accompanies you to Insadong and Namdaemun to explore these bustling local markets on foot. Enjoy a Korean lunch and convenient round-trip coach transport from your hotel.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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USD84.11
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Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning

Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning

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Visit top landmarks in Seoul on a morning sightseeing tour with an expert guide. Admire the architecture of Jogyesa Temple, a hub for Zen Buddhism, and explore Gyeongbokgung Palace before observing the changing of the guard ceremony at the palace. Learn about Korean history and cultural traditions at Cheongwadae Sarangchae, and hear about the Joseon dynasty’s long rule. Your local guide shares key facts and fascinating insights throughout your coach tour, which includes hotel pickup as well as drop-off at either City Hall or Itaewon.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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USD30.00
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Korean Heritage Tour: Palaces and Villages of Seoul Including Gyeongbokgung Palace

Korean Heritage Tour: Palaces and Villages of Seoul Including Gyeongbokgung Palace

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This full-day tour of Seoul offers an in-depth look at Korea’s rich cultural heritage. With your guide, tour the gates and pavilions of Gyeongbokgung Palace; browse historical exhibits at the National Folklore Museum; and visit the Korean Folk Village and Jogyesa Buddhist Temple. Enjoy a Korean lunch and comfortable round-trip coach transport from your hotel.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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USD101.35
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Full-Day Palace Tour in Seoul

Full-Day Palace Tour in Seoul

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Seoul’s royal palaces and ancient temples are widely considered among the city’s top attractions, shining a light on thousands of years of royal and spiritual history. On this tour, visit sites including UNESCO–listed Changdeok Palace and the Jogyesa Temple in comfort by air-conditioned coach. With entry fees, lunch, and pickup and drop-off your Seoul hotel included, relax and delve into South Korean history.
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  • 8 hours
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USD82.00
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Half-Day Bike Tour in Seoul with Food Tasting

Half-Day Bike Tour in Seoul with Food Tasting

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With striking architecture and pretty riverside parks, Seoul is considered among South Korea’s must-see cities—but mastering the public transport network and exploring on foot takes time and effort. On this tour, hop into the saddle and see Seoul on two wheels on this cycling sightseeing tour. Spin to top attractions like Gwanghwamun Gate, Jogyesa Temple, and Tongin Market with your guide, and enjoy uninterrupted view along the pretty Cheonggyecheon Stream.
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  • 3 hours
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USD80.00
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USD80.00

Seoul Palace Morning Tour

Seoul Palace Morning Tour

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Discover Seoul’s royal residences and gain insight into South Korea’s heritage on this Seoul palace morning tour. Explore the Jogyesa Buddhist Temple, a center for Zen Buddhism, with your guide. See the Blue House — where the Prime Minister of South Korea lives and works. Visit Gyeongbok Palace, the city’s finest royal residence during the Joseon Dynasty. Admire the luxury living quarters and banquet suites, and gain insight into life here during the dynasty’s 5-century reign. Finish your tour at Gwanghwamun Gate and see the changing of the guard ceremony.
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  • 3 hours
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USD33.85
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Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour

Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour

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Spend a morning in Seoul visiting highlights including Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and the National Folk Museum. You'll also stop for photo ops outside the Presindential Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) and Gwanghwamun Gate during the changing of the guards. Your 3.5-hour tour includes transportation, entrance fees, guide, and hotel pickup. You will be dropped off at either City Hall or Insadong. 
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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4.Private Tour: Talk show with N.K. Defector and Short Hiking

4.Private Tour: Talk show with N.K. Defector and Short Hiking

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Due to lots of request from our guests who already have experienced our DMZ & JSA tour programs, we finally launched a new tour program including a interview with a N.K. defector. We understand there are other tour companies having N.K. defector tours. What is the difference then? Unlike other DMZ bus tours, we offer private tours. You can freely ask any questions to a DMZ specialized tour guide and N.K. defector. And the N.K. defector Jae-Pyoung, Seo, he is the director of the association of the North Korean Defectors in S.K.. You will get information regarding : 1. His life back in N.K. 2. How he escape from North to South. and why? 3. His life in S.K. now 4. Lots more information about other N.K. defectors. 5. Q&A session with him.
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  • 8 hours
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Favorite Full Day Tour (Seoul City-Nanta Show)

Favorite Full Day Tour (Seoul City-Nanta Show)

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With thousands of years of rich history and a vibrant cultural scene of music and theater, Seoul is a city which certainly packs a punch. On this tour, visit historic attractions including 14th-century Gyeongbok Palace and the Jogyesa temple—with round-trip travel from central Seoul included. Delve into Joseon-era history, then catch a performance of Nanta—the action-packed Korean comedy show capturing hearts across the world.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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USD125.00
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Seoul Combo: Cultural Heritage Tour with Kimchi Making and Traditional Dress Wearing

Seoul Combo: Cultural Heritage Tour with Kimchi Making and Traditional Dress Wearing

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Discover top Seoul attractions with ease, and bring Korea’s ancient culture and heritage to life on this full-day combo tour of Seoul. Enjoy a sightseeing coach trip through Seoul’s city streets and admire famous sites such as Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace and the National Folk Museum. After lunch, put on your traditional clothing and learn formal greeting etiquette Korean-style. Play traditional board games enjoyed during centuries past and learn how to make traditional Korean kimchi. Then, visit a local amethyst factory and ginseng center on route back to Seoul.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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USD226.00
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Gyeongbok Palace and Korean Folk Village Tour

Gyeongbok Palace and Korean Folk Village Tour

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Home to the National Folk Museum, Gyeongbok Palace ranks among Seoul’s top city attractions—with a history dating back to the 14th-century Joseon Dynasty. On this full day tour, visit both sites of interest alongside other attractions including the Blue House, Jogyesa Temple, and the Korean Folk Village in Yongin. With all entrance fees, lunch, plus pickup and drop-off at your Seoul hotel included, delve into thousands of years of Korean culture and history.
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  • 8 hours
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USD85.39
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Morning E-bike Tour & Korean Lunch

Morning E-bike Tour & Korean Lunch

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Let our E-bike whisk you up into the hills to visit the Ancient Seoul city wall and enjoy awesome views of the city, And then down into the heart of Ancient Seoul for a home cooked local lunch and a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village. See a side of Seoul that many don't get to experience and hit the top tourist spots too! So, what are the top attractions in Ancient Seoul? The fresh Cheonggyecheon river that flows through time, the majestic Gyungbok Palaces’ grand entrance Gwanghwamun and Gwanghwamun square, the Presidential Blue house, the traditional architecture of the Bukchon village area, and the tranquil Jogeysa Temple. The course is recommended for those who wish to visit many landmarks in Seoul in a short time yet still experience an intimate connection and understanding in context.
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  • 4 hours
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USD80.00
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Full Day Royal Palace and Korean Folk Village Tour

Full Day Royal Palace and Korean Folk Village Tour

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Delve into Korean traditional culture on a full-day tour from Seoul. Visit Jogyesa temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace, the National Folklore Museum, and the Korean Folk Village, and see the Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae), and the royal guard changing ceremony at Gwanghwamun Gate. Includes lunch, guide, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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USD87.00
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Korea Past and Present 7days 6nights

Korea Past and Present 7days 6nights

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Immerse in Korea’s rich culture on this guided adventure that includes six nights 4-star accommodation with breakfast. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok, the DMZ, Jeonju, Itaewon, and the National Museum of Korea, and enjoy a Han River cruise. Wear “hanbok” dresses, discover the art of traditional paper, learn to make kimchi, “bibimbap” rice, and “makgeolli” rice wine, and enjoy a Korean food feast with locals.
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  • 7 days
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USD2,648.08
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Full Day Seoul Royal Palace Tour Including Namdaemun Market

Full Day Seoul Royal Palace Tour Including Namdaemun Market

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Discover South Korea’s royal heritage on this full-day royal palace and shopping tour in Seoul. Follow the Cheonggyecheon Stream with your guide and gain insight into the days of the Joseon Dynasty. See the Blue House, the Republic of Korea’s presidential residence. Explore Gyeongbokgung Palace and watch the changing of the guard ceremony. Head to the National Folk Museum of Korea and behold unique artifacts from across Korea.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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USD87.18
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Gyeongbokgung and Top attractions in Seoul

Gyeongbokgung and Top attractions in Seoul

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We will see the most famous attractions in Seoul! These are the most important and popular spots in Seoul among not only tourist but also local people. This will be full of history and modern culture. If you like to know about Korea, I believe this should be the one for you. :) We will start from Jogyesa temple and Insadong area. After Gwanghwamun squre we will move to Gyeongbokgung palace. It was the main palace in the Joseon Dynasty. For me this is the most beautiful, and it remains the largest of all five palaces. We will stroll around in the palace and move to Cheyongwadae (Blue house). The street was blocked and recently opened. This hidden area is quite and has nice views of mountains surrounding Blue house. We will walk though Tongin traditional market and visit Seochon Hanok village! The village has lots of Korean traditional houses, Hanok and nice cafes. You can enjoy all of these during the tour. Don't miss this out! I'm sure you will like it.
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  • 4 hours
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USD86.24
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Port shore Excursion Tour - Incheon to Seoul (8hours)

Port shore Excursion Tour - Incheon to Seoul (8hours)

On this shore excursion from Incheon, you'll see all of most beloved attractions in Seoul. According to the available time of your cruise ship the itinerary, you will visit top ranking destinations in Seoul. We, the most experienced agencies specialized in shorex programs of Korea will pick you up at the seaport of you cruise ship and then drop you off back to the port after the shore excursion. Let us help you explore and enjoy the Seoul most from Incheon seaport. Visiting attractions of this excursion is "must go" in Seoul, South Korea, e.g. Gyeongbok palace (Changdeok palace on Tuesdays), Insa-dong Korean culture street, Namsangol Hanok village, traditional market sightseeing to the various foods and clothing.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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USD286.16
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USD286.16
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Private layover tour

Private layover tour

This is a layover tour for bored travelers due to the long airport transfer time. Up to 7 people can be booked and a car guide will accompany you from Airport to Seoul
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  • 9 hours
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[For a group of 15-43] Coach+Guide / Incheon - Seoul

[For a group of 15-43] Coach+Guide / Incheon - Seoul

Welcome to the port city of Incheon where connects Seoul, the capital of Korea. Whether you have arrived by sea, by rail or by air, a local guide is waiting to show you what makes their part of Korea unique on a private Incheon/seoul tour. Experience Incheon / Seoul through the eyes of a local private guide! Browse our tour 'suggestions' - each can be customized just for you. ** Itinerary can be adjust upon meeting with a guide by a request** *Inclusion: Private 44 seater motor coach, English speaking guide *Exclusion: Entrance fee, Parking&Toll fee, Any meal.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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USD1,199.00
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Royal Palace and Folk Village: Full Day Guided Tour from Seoul

Royal Palace and Folk Village: Full Day Guided Tour from Seoul

Take advantage of a photo op at the Blue House, home of the Korean presidential office in Seoul. This full-day tour shows you the city’s famous landmarks while you're accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Stroll around Cheonggyecheon, an urban renewal project alongside an centuries-old stream, and visit the National Folk Museum of Korea, the Korean Folk Village and Gyeongbokgung Palace. A traditional lunch and round-trip hotel transport are included.
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  • 7 hours
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USD101.54
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DMZ Insight Tour

DMZ Insight Tour

★ A journey to understand the world's only divided country ★ Choose to meet a North Korean Defector, who escaped the North ! ★ See North Korea from Paju, the closest place to North Korea ! ★ Visit Imjingak Park, the last village separating the North & South ★ Check the remnants of war & Learn from your guide about North Korea "The story of the world's only divided country 'South' and 'North' Imjingak was built in 1972 for displaced North Koreans, and you can feel the past and present caused by the Korean War and the national conflict, such as Mangbaedan, Pyeonghwajong (Peace Bell), Girls' statue, and Steam locomotive at Jangdan Station in Gyeongseon. Paju Provence Village is very close to North Korea and has a beautiful cafe and store. It's a trendy place. We can take some time to find out about North Korea's infiltration into the South that happened after the division of the peninsula. "
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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4 Hours Private tour with top attractions in Seoul

4 Hours Private tour with top attractions in Seoul

4 hours private tour with friendly tour guide. Since it is private tour, you can customize the tour course as well. If you have any places where you would like to visit, please talk with your tour guide. (Only the attractions in Seoul are available) All admission fee is not included. Please prepare in cash or credit card for the admission fees.
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  • 4 hours
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USD348.72
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) costs USD 30.00. Guided Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) tours start around USD 30.00 per person.
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