This 7 hour tour will help you to discover the essence of Korea
Seoul is the capital of South Korea and it is the heart of Korea's culture. If you are a big fan of history, you can find various historic sites in Seoul. If you are a shopping-lover, there are several shopping and entertainment districts which draw a large number of tourists every day. If you prefer to stay and lay back somewhere peaceful, there is Hangang River, which runs through the center of the city. I will show you a dynamic view of Seoul along the river.
If you have only one day in Seoul, I recommend this highlight tour so that you can experience the history and the culture of Korea in a day.
Gwanghwamun square - Gyeongbokgung Palace - National Folk Museum - Korean traditional village (Bukchon Hanok village) - Antique market (Insadong) and Lunch - Jogyesa Buddhist temple - Traditional market (Namdaemun market) - Myeongdong area (Shopping area)
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: If you are coming by yourself from your place, we can meet at Gwanghwamun subway station exit 9 outside. Then we can maximize the tour duration for sightseeing.
End Point Options: Hotel
Duration: 7 hours
Mostly walking, occasionally taxi or bus.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30000 KRW - Entrance fee for the palace : 3,000 KRW
Lunch : 10,000 KRW
Public transportation (if necessary) : 17,000 KRW
- I am not a driver. I can arrange for a separate car and driver upon request. But Seoul is easy to get around with an amazing public transportation system.
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Hana was a great guide. She was very knowledgeable about all things in Seoul. She took us for a walking tour all day Saturday and then took us hiking on Sunday morning to Bukhasan mountain and knew exactly how to take us up to the peak and back. Hana spoke English fluently and was able to help explain some of the cultural differences that we had encountered so far during our trip. Hana also gave us a lot of tips on where to go that was off the beaten path. I highly touring w Hana!