The Korean Culture and History Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

266948


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shopping

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Korean (fluent)

A walk through our country's heritage and past


Seoul has been the capital of Korea for the last 600 years. So many stories, so little time. We will start by watching the changing of the guard ceremony which takes place in front of one of the palaces. Afterwards, I will take you through the palace itself, walking us through history as well as the life of a Korean during that time. We will talk about the birth, the life, the death. . . and even go so far as talking about the afterlife of a Korean and how it shapes our society. This is a great tour to start with and will give you a great foundation about our culture and heritage.

Itinerary

-Pickup from your hotel
-Changing of the Guard Ceremony
-Royal Palace
-Custom Folk Museum
-Bukchon Hanok Village
-Insadong
-Tapgol Park
-Cheongye Stream
-Gwangjang Market

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel in Seoul

End location: Your hotel in Seoul

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

We will get around by public transportation. We can also take taxis but those costs will be paid directly by the customer. Taxis in Korea take most major credit cards.

What’s Included

Other: Private guide, entrance fees and transportation for up to 3 people.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50000 KRW - For souvenirs, lunch, refreshments and desserts

What’s Extra

Other: Transportation other than public transport, food, souvenirs.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent tour guide, the best of the best! Punctual, knowledgeable, adaptable, friendly and perfect English (we joked he spoke better English than we did!) Guides don't come better than this!
Ken Hart

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Private tour guide Rob

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