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Seoul highlights with a palace - Gyeongbokgung & Food market

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Explore the best of Seoul and taste its food!

Start from Jogyesa Temple in the Insadong, the head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism.

Continue to Gwanghwamun Square to meet the statues of King Sejong and Admiral Yi Sun-sin.

Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, the main palace in the Joseon Dynasty.

Continue to Bukchon Hanok Village.

Take the subway to Gwangjang market and taste the local food. :-)

Seoul Tour Guide - Lee C.
Lee C.
5.00 / 5
(8 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Anguk (안국) subway station (line 3), Exit 6 (outside)

09:00 AM

Insadong

Visit the most popular area for tourists with lots of traditional goods, restaurants and tea houses

09:10 AM

Jogyesa in Insadong

A head temple of Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, originally built in the late 14th century and rebuilt in 1910.

09:30 AM

Gwanghwamun squre

In front of Gwanghwamun, the main gate of Gyeongbokgung palace

See the statues of King Sejong the Great and Admiral Yi Sun-sin

10:00 AM

Gyeongbokgung palace Gwanghwamun gate

See the interesting guard changing ceremony

* The ceremony doesn't happen when it's rainy

10:20 AM

Gyeongbokgung palace

Established in 1395 as the main palace in the Joseon Dynasty

While learn the history of Joseon Dyansty, take some time to look around the palace and admire the architecture.

11:30 AM

Bukchon village

One of the oldest villages in Seoul with some Korean traditional houses, Hanok, and nice cafes.

12:00 PM

Transportation

We take the subway to Gwangjang market

12:20 PM

Gwangjang market

Seoul's oldest covered market

The busy market offers various kinds of local food

01:20 PM

Cheonggyecheon stream

The stream is about 10km long. It was gradually covered from 1958 to 1977. It was restored in 2003-2005.

01:50 PM

Heunginjimun Gate (Dongdaemun)

First constructed in 1396 as one of the main gates in the Hanyangdoseong Fortress (Seoul city wall) that was built to protect the old Seoul, Hanyang.

Ending Point

Dongdaemun (동대문) subway sation (line 1&4)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee

Palace ticket

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What‘s not included

Hotel pick-up

Public transportation (We use the subway to move to Gwangjang market, one ride is about 1,500KRW, ***Cash only)

Food

Personal travel insurance

All other personal expenses

Tour Important Information

Tickets, Food, Travel insurance, Public transportation and other personal expenses is NOT inclusive in the tour

One group is up to 7 people

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* I can work any day unless I have another tour.

* I don't offer a driving service. If you rent a car and driver, I will accompany you in the vehicle. If you drive by yourself I will NOT accompany you.

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Seoul Tour Reviews

Amazing knowledgeable guide that I learnt a lot from

Lee was a wonderful companion. She explained the history of Seoul and Korea beautifully as we looked around Namsangol Hanok Village. We then went to Namdaemun Market where Lee showed me all the best places to shop and let me see some of those hidden gems like Hair tail Alley and the alley where they sell Knife cut noodles. Lee even took me to a glass shop where I used my prescription to buy reading glasses for a fraction of the price I would pay back home, and it took them only 30 minutes to make. Amazing! I tried hotteok and the most divine dumplings for the first time. We saw Namdaemun Gate and finished the day at Myeongdong Street for some KBeauty purchases. Lee taught me Korean phrases and words I could use and gave me a highly prized sheet of these new words and sayings at the end of the tour. Lee even sent an overview of the day on What’s App. She went beyond the expected and was delightful company. Best day ever in Korea! I cannot thank you enough Lee for everything!

Annette W.

Thank you very much for the great review. I highly appreciate it. It was so much fun being your compay, and I'm very glad you enjoyed it as much as I did! I hope they like the gifts you bought and the phases will be helpful on the trip. Thank you for the great day again. Enjoy your stay in Korea! :-)

Excellent tour with Lee!

Our family very much enjoyed our 5 hour tour with Lee. She had many interesting facts and stories to share and perfectly filled our five hours with interesting stops. Lee had a few surprises for us along the way, keeping us entertained in unexpected ways. I would highly recommend Lee for your tours!

Victoria K.

Hi, thank you so much for coming to the tour. It was very nice to meet you and your family. I had really good time, and I am very glad you liked it too. Hope you can come back to Seoul in the future again! :-)

Hiking and culture in Seoul!

this was the 2nd day with Lee. I was really happy that I booked her for 2 days. We started with a small palace and then went to hike .. we were lucky that there were very few people and she knows every inch of these mountains as she is a hike addict .. it was the perfect day, fall colors on the leaves and warm weather for the time .. during the hike, I learned so much about the history and also, Lee's respect for Koreas culture and people .. I felt enriched by the places and stories and of course Lee knows the right places to eat. Again thank you, my second day passed equaly quick but was different all together .. See you very soon Lee and 'tschangmal kamsamnida!' Matti

Matti W.

Thank you so much for coming to the tour. It was fun to hike with you, and I really appreciate your kindness. :-) Have a nice travel in Korea.

$480/ per group

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