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Seoul City Korean Culture Tour - Insadong, Changdeokgung Palace & more

Experience the splendour of Seoul on the Korean Cultural Insight Tour. Not only will you walk the grand halls of Changdeokgung Palace, but you'll stroll through the busy Namdaemun Market. The old-world and the new come together on this tour.
  • Departure: Seoul
  • Type:
  • Duration: Approximately 4 hours
  • Meeting time: Approximately 13:00
  • Meeting point: Your hotel lobby
Highlights
  • Walk the halls of the Changdeokgung Palace
  • Browse the Namdaemun Market
  • Enjoy the Insadong gardens
  • Learn about Korean amethyst and ginseng
  • Take in the rich culture
  • Have a lesson in Korean history
Notice
The pick-up time varies based on your hotel location and traffic conditions.Lunch is not included on half-day tours.Changdeokgung Palace will be replaced with Namsan Hanok Village on Mondays.
Includes
  • Driver
  • Vehicle
  • Gas
  • Entrance fee
  • Guide (English)
Excludes
  • Lunch
  • Tips
  • Other expense

Looking for unique things to do in Seoul? Explore Korean Culture at Namdaemun Market, Insadong, Namsangol Hanok Village & more

On this Korean Cultural Experience tour, you will learn about Seoul's rich history and long practised traditions.Become acquainted with all facets of South Korean life, from the rural villages to the animated city streets.Let your guide take you on a journey through Seoul's best sights and attractions. You'll see Bukchon Hanok Village, N Seoul Tower, the Ginseng Center, Lotte Department, Myeongdong, and Cheonggyecheon Stream.It is a fun-filled day of sightseeing in South Korea.Your first stop is Bukchon Hanok Village, an traditional village hidden away in a bustling city. Here, the past and the present seamlessly co-exist and create an entirely new culture.With old-style Korean houses around every corner, Bukchon Hanok is a village caught in time.You will fall in love with the humble charm of this place.N Seoul Tower is the next destination.Set atop the Namsan mountain, this tower has an incredible view from the observatory.Absorb the beauty of the panorama; the landmarks and scenery are on full display.Your senses will be delighted at the Ginseng Center.Ginseng is renowned for its healing properties.Learn more about this multi-purpose herb and try it for yourself; ginseng in honey is particularly delicious and soothing.Next comes the Lotte Department Store, where shopaholics delight in a wide variety of merchandise.Start your shopping spree on the 9th floor and work your way up; the 11th floor has been designated for only traditional Korean products. Myeongdong is one of the most popular tourist spots in Korea.This place is like a huge showroom window, where you can check out all the fashion trends in Korea.Not only can you see clothing and cosmetics, but you can taste various trendy street foods.Among the dense tall buildings, Cheonggyecheon Stream flows through the center of the city. Cheonggyecheon Stream is a great place to rest and have a picnic.This place is known for being one of the most beautiful sites in Korea.On a sunny day, taking a leisurely stroll along the stream is a particularly lovely activity.
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