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The City Of Seoul

From US$ 47 per person
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highlights
  • Watch the ceremony of royal changing of the guards
  • Visit two of the five famous royal palaces of Seoul
  • Explore the history of Seoul through Museums and Theatres
Experience the new and the good old days of Seoul through its museums, theatres, palaces and a lot more that the city has in store for you. This beautiful city, unknown to most has a lot to unveil from the Joseon Dynasty to The Korean Wave. This tour will give you an insight into the city that you knew existed.

As one of Asia's up-and-coming cities, Seoul is an interesting city full of delights, yet still remains off the mass tourism radar. In our opinion, that makes Seoul ideal for discovering unique local experiences and getting to know the city like a local.

Start the day in the heart of Seoul at Gwanghwamun Gate and walk along to the Seoul Museum of History for a unique interactive exhibition of local history at the Seoul City Panoramic Theatre. From there, we’ll continue into Gyeonghuigung Palace, one of the five royal palaces in Seoul.

Next our Seoul walking tour heads to Daehamun for the royal changing of the guards ceremony. Then after a brief stop at Seoul City Hall, we’ll stroll over to Cheonggyecheon Plaza, with its picturesque stream, historic stone bridges, and uniquely decorated walls, and then head out for a walk through Jongno, one of central Seoul's oldest areas.

Your Seoul city tour continues with a walk to the Bosingak Bell Pavilion, the belfry for a 3.18m tall bronze bell from the early Joseon period. If we’re lucky, we’ll catch the bell’s mighty toll at noon!  

At the end of the tour, you're free to continue exploring Seoul. We highly recommend taking the opportunity to feast on some tasty Korean cuisine. Korean food is one of the world's best kept secrets, so don't miss the chance to try some. Your guide will let you know the best place to try local delicacies like Bibimbap or Jeon, and will be able to give you recommendations for where to continue your Seoul adventure, like the nearby Insa-dong flea market and Jogyesa Temple.
what’s included
  • Local english speaking guide
  • Palace entrance fee.
what’s excluded
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Food and drink
  • Lunch
  • Tips / gratuities for your guide. 
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 3 hours
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Starts/Ends Seoul, South Korea/Seoul, South Korea
customer reviews
4.8 - Excellent Based on 5 reviews
Excellent
Ms. Sally C. At
5 - Excellent
“Amazing insight into not just Seoul but the country. Would do again. Thank you.”
Excellent
Mr. William B. At
5 - Excellent
“Lilly Park was sensational. Great English skills and very knowledgeable about Seoul”
Very Good
Mr. Neika T. At
4.5 - Excellent
“I took two tours with the same guide on the same day. It was very informational and one-on-one in both cases.”
Excellent
Mr. Logan H. At
5 - Excellent
“The original meeting place was at the wrong station, (Exit 5 Gwanghwamun station rather than Exit 6 Gwanghwamun station) so I missed the tour. But, i was able to recoordinate another day and Ms. Chloe was wonderful. She was positive and very insightful. I couldn't have asked for a better for guide.”
Good to know Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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Urban Adventures / Product Category: Walking Tours
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