Guided tour

Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace, Jogyesa Temple, and Cheongwadae

Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace, Jogyesa Temple, and Cheongwadae

From US$ 96.59 per person

See the famous attractions and hidden spots of Seoul, on this walking tour. Discover the history and visit landmarks such as Gyeongbokgung Palace, Tongin Traditional Market, the Blue House, and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 9 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll around Gyeongbokgung, the main palace of the Joseon Dynasty
  • Feel at peace in the head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism
  • Walk through Seochon village and Tongin traditional market
  • Taste the amazing herbal tea in a traditional house
  • Learn about Korea and the Korean language as you travel through Seoul
Full description

Spend the day exploring the best of Seoul, with your experienced guide. Stroll through the Insadong area, known for traditional goods and cafes. Listen as your guide describes historical stories of Korea. Learn about Hanguel, the alphabetic system used for writing the Korean language.

 

Start your tour from Jogyesa Temple, the head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, and discover the history of the temple. Continue to Gwanghwamun Square and see the statues of King Sejong the Great, and Admiral Yi Sun-sin.

 

Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, established in 1395 as the main palace in the Joseon Dynasty. Walk under Gwanghwamun, the main gates of the palace. Take some time to look around the palace and admire the architecture.

 

See Cheongwadae, the home of the President of the Republic of Korea, also known as the Blue House. Relax in this hidden area with views of the mountains surrounding it, before visiting a museum to learn more about Korea.

 

Lastly, head to Tongin Traditional Market and marvel at the traditional Hanok houses in Seochon Hanok Village. Call into a traditional medicine place in Hanok and taste Korean herbal tea in this hidden gem.

Includes
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace entrance ticket
  • Traditional herbal tea
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Anguk Station Exit 6.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Mobility scooters
  • Alcohol and drugs
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Great way to see some top Seoul attractions with a very knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly guide!

November 26, 2021

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