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Community Welcome to Seoul Fashion- and technology-forward but also deeply traditional, this dynamic city mashes up palaces, temples, cutting-edge design and mountain trails, all to a nonstop K-Pop beat. Read More Design Matters Over the last decade Seoul has worked hard to soften its industrial hard edges into an appealing urban ideal of parks, culture and design. The popularity of the beautifully landscaped parks alongside the central Cheong-gye stream and the Han River has spurred on the creation of more green spaces and cycle routes. Join Seoulites enjoying time out shopping in stylish boutiques and drinking at cool cafes and convivial bars. So while Seoul has its eye clearly on the future, you'll also encounter fascinating fragments of the past in World Heritage—listed sites such as Jongmyo shrine, in the alleys between the graceful hanok traditional wooden homes in Bukchon, and striding along the magnificent Seoul City Wall.
Once you return to Seoul, you will stop-by a Korean Ginseng Center This place will be skipped if you choose "without shopping tour" option before you will be dropped off at the City Hall. You can choose 1 of 2 half day tours with morning or afternoon.
After pickup from your Seoul hotel at your selected departure time, you will be taken by comfortable coach to the Korean Demilitarized Zone DMZ , a strip of land splitting North and South Korea, becoming one of the tensest fronts during the Cold War and the Korean War. As you explore by foot, learn from your guide about the powerful significance of this bridge.
Re-board the coach and head to the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, located beneath the border of North Korea and South Korea. Here, learn about the role of these tunnels, which are believed to have been planned as a military invasion route by North Korea.
See where the South Koreans have blocked the actual Military Demarcation Line with concrete barricades. Continue to the DMZ exhibition hall to browse photographs and war artifacts.
This hall now stands as a symbol of peace — an attempt to mend the damages wrought by Korea's history. Listen to your guide explain the lifestyle across the river as you observe the village of Kijongdong. Next, head to Dorasan Station, a historic and symbolic spot that marks both the division and a gateway of exchanges between the north and the south. Proceed to the Unification Village to observe the daily life of this small farming community, which specialized in creating soybean milk, traditional soy sauce and corn goods.
Browse the various shops, peruse crafts and bargain for that perfect souvenir with the help of your guide. Your tour will end here. Insadong, SeoulTake your appetite for a ride on this 4-hour journey through Korean food culture!
Your night food tour will take place in the popular district of Jongno-gu. Begin in the neighborhood of Nagwon-dong, brimming with food outlets and stalls, and continue to Jongno Bell Street , one of the most historic and cultural areas of Seoul. With your culinary guide, an expert in local Korean food and culture, stop at three different restaurants, as well as a traditional Korean flea market, along Nagwon-dong and Jongno-gu.
Try traditional Korean eats like Kimchi-jeon or Haemul-jeon appetizers with Makgeolli traditional rice wine and Korean style beef marinated barbecue with a variety of side dishes and Soju bombs.
Taste the most popular Korean street food, Tteokbokki. Visit the oldest Korean traditional local market for some savory North Korean pancakes. Wash everything down with traditional Korean liquors like Makgeolli and Soju while enjoying some fun Korean drinking games with your group, your guide and possibly a few new local friends. I am sure that this tour gets you feeling like a local as you'll visit authentic Korean restaurants and market!
Meet your guide at your Seoul hotel in the morning and board your transportation for the day. Begin your tour with a visit to Jogye Temple, famous for its beautiful lotus lanterns hanging from the ceilings.
Next, Pass by the nearby presidential residence, called The Blue House.
Pass through Gwanghwamun Gate and back in time with a tour of Gyeongbok Palace, former residence of Joseon Dynasty royalty. Your guide will tell you about the history of each building on on the scenic grounds. After you've walked up an appetite, head to the artistic neighborhood of Insadong, famous for its antique stores, galleries, and traditional restaurants. While you're in the neighborhood, feel free to pick up some gifts or souvenirs from the National Korea Souvenir Shop.
Your guide will take you to one of the most famous hanbok shops in Seoul, where you can try on this typical Korean dress and wear it during your visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, a residential area with a collection of well-preserved traditional Korean buildings. Be sure to snap a few photos before changing back into your modern clothes.
Next, make your way to one of the highest points in Seoul, Bugak Skyway atop Bugak Mountain, where you can take in panoramic views of the South Korean capital below.
Finish your city tour with some time in Myeongdong, a popular shopping area teeming with street vendors, boutiques, department stores, shops, and restaurants. You'll be returned to your Seoul hotel at around 5: After pickup from your Seoul hotel in the morning, travel by air-conditioned coach past the Blue House, the residence of the South Korean head of state and the President of the Republic of Korea.
Your first stop is Gyeongbokgung Palace, constructed in Because much of this royal palace was destroyed during the Japanese occupation, there are many restoration projects underway. With your guide, marvel at the grandeur of the original and new portions.
Inside, visit the National Folklore Museum, whose historical replicas illustrate traditional Korea.
Browse the extensive artifacts to learn what life has been like for Koreans from ancient times to the 20th century. Admire the lovely locust and baeksong trees lining the entrance and enter the main temple, dating back years, to see the statue of Seokgamoni, the historic Buddha at the moment of enlightenment before stopping by a Ginseng Center.
At midday, you'll enjoy a tasty Korean lunch at a local restaurant before driving to Changdeokgung palace, a perfectly preserved palace from the Joseon Dynasty. At the Huwon Rear Garden , marvel at the beautiful landscape of lotus ponds, lush lawns, trees and flowers. Head next to the Insadong Antique Alley in central Seoul.
With your guide, wander down alleys to browse traditional Korean restaurants, teahouses and galleries full of antique artifacts and local artwork. January revision.
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