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Historic Seoul Full Day Royal Palace and Traditional Folk Village Tour


Experience the fairly unknown history of Korea by visiting World Heritage Sites and other famed historic locations. See the changing of the guard at Gyeongbok Palace, visit a folk village and more!

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This all-day outing shows visitors the rich history of Korea and its capital city. The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony is a unique experience and a great lead-in to the traditional architecture of Gyeongbok Palace, the grandest of the Five Palaces. At the National Folk Museum, Korea's culture and history are shown through the over 98,000 artifacts on display.

After lunch, explore the Korean Folk Village's 160 traditional houses, restored to look exactly like they would have during the Joseon era. Then watch a traditional performance showcasing life in Korea.
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  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Pick-up & Drop-off from your hotel / English-speaking guide / Lunch / Admission
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Schedule & Location
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  • Drop-off
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  • 09:00 Pick-up at your hotel
  • Jogye Buddhist Temple
    281877 One of the most famous Buddhist temples in Korea. It was first established at the dawn of the Joseon Dynasty in 1395.
  • The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony
    280325 Wearing traditional uniforms and weapons, this is a reenactment of the original Changing of the Guards ceremony dating back to the Joseon Dynasty.
  • Gyeongbok Palace
    gyeongbokgung-1403413_1280 Originally constructed in 1394, this is the main and largest palace of the Five Grand Palaces built during the Joseon Dynasty.
  • The National Folk Museum
    National Folk Museum (Korea) Located in Gyeongbok Palace, this Museum features artifacts of the traditional folk culture of ordinary people and the aristocracy from the Joseon Dynasty.
  • Pass by Presidential Blue House
    280333 The Blue House serves as the executive office and official residence of the President of the Republic of Korea.
  • Amethyst or Ginseng Center
    tour_photo_241_2 A perfect place to buy unique Korean souvenirs!
  • Lunch
  • Korean Folk Village
    280428 A folk village recreating the lifestyles of people during the Joseon Period.
  • Korean Traditional Performance
  • 17:30 Drop-off
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please stay with the group throughout the duration of the tour.
Additional Note(s)
    • Gyeongbok Palace is closed on Tuesdays. On days when the Palace is closed the tour will visit Deoksu Palace instead.
    • Your pick-up time will be determined by the location of your hotel. Depending on the traffic in Seoul, the pick-up service may occasionally be delayed.
    • The tour company cannot be held responsible for any personal incidents or loss of personal belongings during the tour.
    • The Korean Traditional Performance and Guard Changing Ceremony may be cancelled due to bad weather.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 3.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00, 1 business day prior to the activity date will be subject to a charge of 70% of the total amount.

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USD 87.28
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Duration incl. transportation 8.5 hour(s)
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Historic Seoul Full Day Royal Palace and Traditional Folk Village Tour