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Deoksugung Palace Tours and Activities

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Situated along an old stone road and tucked among a handful of Western-style buildings, Deoksugung Palace is the only one of Seoul’s five traditional Joseon palaces in the bustling neighborhood of Jung-gu. It’s also the only one open in the evening, when the grounds and buildings are illuminated.

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99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Evening Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul

Evening Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul

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See a spirited side of the South Korean capital you won’t find in the tourism brochures on this evening ghost tour in Seoul. Follow your guide on a meandering walk through Seoul’s hidden alleyways and hear tales to send shivers down your spine! Visit Gyeonghuigung Palace, the most haunted place in South Korea, discover hidden secrets in Pimatgol Alley, explore the birthplace of Korean independence at Tapgol Park and more.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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USD35.00
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USD35.00
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The 10 Tastings of Seoul With Locals: Private Street Food Tour

The 10 Tastings of Seoul With Locals: Private Street Food Tour

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Eat your way through Seoul's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour will leave every foodie satisfied! Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food like Bibimbap and Noodle soup. But that's not it! This tour is more than just food; it's a cultural experience! In between food stops, you'll also find city highlights making this experience a well-rounded tour that will satisfy every foodie. Withlocals The 10 Tastings Private Food Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
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  • 3 hours
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USD98.70
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USD98.70
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Hanbok Photoshoot in Seoul

Hanbok Photoshoot in Seoul

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Pose in traditional Korean dress, called ‘hanbok,’ and be photographed at your choice of locations such as  Gyeongbokgung Palace or Bukchon Hanok Village. This professional photo shoot with a private party of 2–8 participants lets you experience Seoul in a unique way. Hotel pickup and drop-off by private vehicle is included.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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USD230.77
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USD230.77
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Private City Kickstart Tour: Seoul

Private City Kickstart Tour: Seoul

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Receive a warm welcome to Seoul on a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible! In only 90 minutes, a local guide will get you acquainted with Seoul to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest. Discover where to find Seoul City Hall and Namdaemun Market, and how to explore them away from the crowds. And what about that unique family-owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? We got you covered; the local guides are experts in the subject! Forget about touristy traps; on this city kickstart tour, your guide will point you in the right direction. Private City Kickstart Tour: Seoul is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD27.55
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Private 90 Minutes Kickstart Tour of Seoul with a Local

Private 90 Minutes Kickstart Tour of Seoul with a Local

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Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining! First time in Seoul? Wondering where to go and what to see at night? We got you! Kickstart your time in Seoul with a 90-minute evening introduction of the city with the help of your favorite local. On this private tour, you’ll visit the must-see historical spots of the city, but also see hidden places that will give an authentic feeling of the city. Get your personal recommendations from your local host plus extra tips and tricks on what to see and do in Seoul. Get insights on the local lifestyle and find out true stories about the city’s past as you take in vibrant, full-of-life present Seoul. Historical facts, local stories, and great tips & tricks. What can be more awesome than that? Join now!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD55.09
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USD55.09
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No shopping Half-Day Korean DMZ Tour from Seoul

No shopping Half-Day Korean DMZ Tour from Seoul

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The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) lies on the border between North and South Korea, and visiting outside of a guided tour is not allowed. On this tour, explore the DMZ with your guide and gain insight into Korean War history. Take in sites of interest including the 3rd Tunnel and the Dora Observatory in safety, with entrance fees plus pickup and drop-off in central Seoul included.
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  • 6 hours
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USD78.21
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USD78.21

Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Half-Day Tour from Seoul

Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Half-Day Tour from Seoul

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Tour the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) with a knowledgeable guide who shares the history and highlights of this important strip of land that separates North and South Korea. Established in 1953 after the Korean War, the DMZ includes key sites such as the Freedom Bridge, 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, Imjingak Park, DMZ Museum and Dora Observatory. Visit the DMZ from Seoul on a morning or afternoon half-day tour, with optional upgrades to include lunch or a full-day tour that also visits Insadong Antique Street, a mecca of antique shops, boutiques and tea houses.
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  • 7 hours
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USD76.93
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USD76.93

Day Trip to Nami Island with Petite France and Garden of Morning Calm

Day Trip to Nami Island with Petite France and Garden of Morning Calm

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Made famous in South Korean TV shows including 'Winter Sonata,' Nami Island holds a special place in the hearts of Koreans—but overcoming the language barrier to reach it from Seoul by public transport is a challenge. On this full-day tour with entrance fees and air-conditioned coach transport from Seoul included, reach Nami Island in comfort with your guide and visit the nearby attractions of Petite France and the Garden of Morning Calm.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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USD70.00
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USD70.00

Private Tour of Korea's Modern History

Private Tour of Korea's Modern History

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Immerse in the fascinating history and cultural heritage of South Korea on a private tour of Seoul. A personal guide enlightens you about the city's significant landmarks on a visit to Deoksugung Palace, the mission school of Baejae Hakdang, and Seodaemun Prison History Hall. Walk the tree-lined alley of Jeongdong-gil and see the Jeoldusan Martyrs' Shrine.
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  • 8 hours
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USD121.80
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USD121.80

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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USD2,648.08
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My favorite private tour in Seoul

My favorite private tour in Seoul

1. Mainly family-oriented tourists complain that it is difficult to tour all over Seoul by using public transportation. Also, in the aftermath of COVID-19, it is perfect for customers who want a safer private means rather than public transportation. 2. Unlike traditional tours, where all courses are set in a batch, it is a customized tour product that can be selected and configured from a variety of genre tourist attractions options such as culture, history, art, and leisure. 3. In addition to the options presented, any attractions of particular interest are reflected in the tour course. This is a new concept tour such as unlimited free pass to enjoy Seoul in the most special and comfortable way. (* Within the set tour time) 4. This is the best product for tourists who want to enjoy Seoul compactly and comfortably in one day in a premium luxury van. Before traveling, messages are exchanged directly with the operator, schedules are adjusted, and tours with optimum satisfaction are provided.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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USD145.82
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USD145.82
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The Beauty of the Korea Cherry Blossom Discover 11days 10nights

The Beauty of the Korea Cherry Blossom Discover 11days 10nights

Accommodation: Best selected 4star hotels located in the heart of downtown. Tour Guide: Best selected Licensed English speaking guides, who are passionate, well-trained, and knowledgeable to create a truly unforgettable experience. Tour condition: Premium quality Service, Comfort, Hassle-free Travel, Not too rushed. As Korean culture spreads around the globe, more and more people come to Korea seeking to experience it first hand.
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  • 11 days
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USD4,309.62
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USD4,309.62

The Beauty of the Korea Cherry Blossom Discover 9days 8nights

The Beauty of the Korea Cherry Blossom Discover 9days 8nights

Perfect for Explorer & Independent traveler, enjoy a 9Days 8Night driving trip around Korea. This package includes 4-star hotels, one-way KTX from Seoul to Gyeongju. Accommodation: Best selected 4star hotels located in the heart of downtown. Tour Guide: Best selected Licensed English speaking guides, who are passionate, well-trained, and knowledgeable to create a truly unforgettable experience. Tour condition: Premium quality Service, Comfort, Hassle-free Travel, Not too rushed. Kimchi making class Experience of Trying on Hanbok Seoul K-Medi Center, Experience K-medi-related health services including a thermomassage bed, K-medi natural facial pack with foot massage, herbal warmth foot bath and aroma therapy.
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  • 9 days
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USD3,759.24
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USD3,759.24

Royal Palaces in Seoul

Royal Palaces in Seoul

Seoul has held its position as the capital city for longer than 600 years and it's the city of 5 royal palaces. 2 palaces among them are especially related it's rising and falling down. I'd like to show you the beginning and ending of Joseon dynasty in a day.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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USD184.62
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USD184.62
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Seoul : Unique Deoksugung Night Tour

Seoul : Unique Deoksugung Night Tour

The Night Tour of Deoksugung Palace operated in English and Chinese! One hundred years ago, Korea was called "Korean Empire," not Joseon nor South Korea. Deoksugung Palace, which served as the main palace instead of Gyeongbokgung Palace, is the only palace with traditional and western-style buildings put together. Because it was at the center of the period during the first tempt of modernize in 600 years, it preserves different beauty, history, and the pain of Japanese invasion. The tour will proceed as a night tour because of it's greater beauty and peace during the the night. As the location is near the City Hall and Gwanghwamun Station, you will be able to enjoy the tour without any pressure. The stone wall next to Deoksugung Palace is also famous for its beauty, so don't miss it!
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes to 2 hours
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USD25.00
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USD25.00

Jjimjilbang (Korean Spa) & Culture 7days 6nights

Jjimjilbang (Korean Spa) & Culture 7days 6nights

Accommodation: Best selected 4star hotels located in the heart of downtown. Tour Guide: Best selected Licensed English speaking guides, who are passionate, well-trained, and knowledgeable to create a truly unforgettable experience. Tour condition: Premium quality Service, Comfort, Hassle-free Travel, Not too rushed. Split by a border, the Korean Peninsula offers the traveler a dazzling range of experiences, beautiful landscapes and 5000 years of culture and history. There is so much to explore in Sparkling Korea - from the magnificent scenery, affluent cultural heritage, to the unique customs & traditions. Be inspired in this fantastic Korea experience!
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  • 7 days
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  • Free Cancellation
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USD2,679.24
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USD2,679.24
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Seoul Night Tour: Sevit Some, Fountain, and Palace

Seoul Night Tour: Sevit Some, Fountain, and Palace

Take in the sights of Seoul lit up for the night during this evening guided tour of the country's capital. Stop to see the rainbow fountain show from Banpo Bridge and stroll over to the Island of Sevit Some. Visit the Jeongdong Observatory and take in the scenery. Entrance fees included and pick up transportation from your Seoul hotel.
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  • 4 hours
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USD66.67
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USD66.67

Central Seoul Evening Tour including Deoksu Palace, Seoul Plaza and Dongdaemun Market

Central Seoul Evening Tour including Deoksu Palace, Seoul Plaza and Dongdaemun Market

Experience the electric atmosphere of Seoul by night on this 4-hour evening tour. Visit the grand Deoksu Palace, admire the illuminated landmarks as you stroll around Seoul Plaza, and browse the stalls at Dongdaemun market. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 hours
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USD84.11
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USD84.11

Sparkling of Korea 8days 7nights - Temple Stay and KTX Train

Sparkling of Korea 8days 7nights - Temple Stay and KTX Train

Accommodation: Best selected 4star hotels located in the heart of downtown. Tour Guide: Best selected Licensed English speaking guides, who are passionate, well-trained, and knowledgeable to create a truly unforgettable experience. Tour condition: Premium quality Service, Comfort, Hassle-free Travel, Not too rushed. There is so much to explore in Sparkling Korea - from the magnificent scenery, affluent cultural heritage, to the unique customs & traditions. Be inspired in this fantastic Korea experience!
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  • 8 days
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  • Free Cancellation
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USD3,281.54
From
USD3,281.54

Korea Past and Present 6days 5nights

Korea Past and Present 6days 5nights

Accommodation: Best selected 4star hotels located in the heart of downtown. Tour Guide: Best selected Licensed English speaking guides, who are passionate, well-trained, and knowledgeable to create a truly unforgettable experience. Tour condition: Premium quality Service, Comfort, Hassle-free Travel, Not too rushed. Split by a border, the Korean Peninsula offers the traveler a dazzling range of experiences, beautiful landscapes and 5000 years of culture and history. There is so much to explore in Korea - from magnificent scenery, affluent cultural heritages, to the unique customs & traditions. Be inspired in this fantastic Korea experience!
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  • 6 days
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  • Free Cancellation
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USD2,450.77
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USD2,450.77
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Korea Discover in Depth 12days 11nights

Korea Discover in Depth 12days 11nights

Tick off the highlights of Korea during this attraction-packed, multi-day private tour. An ideal introduction to the country’s top sights, the guided excursion includes domestic airfare and all breakfasts. Highlights include kimchi and paper-making classes, a visit to the UNESCO-listed city of Gyeongju, and a chance to get pampered in a Korean spa.
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  • 12 days
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USD4,351.16
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USD4,351.16
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Should I book Deoksugung Palace tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Deoksugung Palace 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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How much does it cost to visit Deoksugung Palace 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Deoksugung Palace costs USD 25.00. Guided Deoksugung Palace tours start around USD 25.00 per person.
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