The Korean Culture and History Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shopping


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6



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.


-Pickup from your hotel
-Changing of the Guard Ceremony
-Royal Palace
-Custom Folk Museum
-Bukchon Hanok Village
-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


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

entrance fees and transportation for up to 3 people.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50000 KRW - souvenirs, lunch, taxis, refreshments and desserts

What’s Extra

transportation outside of public transport, food

A Recent Review of this tour

Our 2nd day was even better. We had inexpensive Taxis almost waiting for us at Rob's chosen locations that helped me understand how Seoul 'fit together. ' We started at the original residential village and had a close up view of it's architecture. Then due to his game plan, we saw 10 very significant modern buildings including the just opened Lotte World Tower with drinks on the 123rd floor. I had a real feel for the city not possible with any other type tour. Book early for your Seoul tour. 5 *****
Robert H.

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