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Changdeokgung Palace

Get to visit Changdeokgung Palace

Visit two of the Five Grand Palaces of the Joseon Dynasty, the Changdeokgung Palace and Gyeongbokgung Palace. Tour Namdaemun Market for some casual shopping and Insadong for a variety of upscale antique shops, art galleries, and cafes.

  • Changdeokgung Palace
Make your way to the beautiful Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which dates back to the period of Three Kingdoms from 57 BC to 668 AD. Continue to the Gyeongbokgung Palace, which is the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty.

Explore Namdaemun Market, the oldest continuously-running market in South Korea with over 1,000 shops, stalls, retailers, and street vendors. Head to Insadong for a taste of upscale Seoul shopping. Browse through antique shops, art galleries, and cafes as you wander the cobblestone streets of an area that represents both traditional and modern Korean culture.
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Full-Day Tour with Lunch
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Adult (Age 7 & over)
USD 77.28
USD 77.28
Child (Age 3-6)
USD 54.10
USD 54.10
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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Adult (Age 7 & over)
USD 77.28
USD 77.28
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 154.56
USD 154.56
Child (Age 3-6)
USD 54.10
USD 54.10
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8.5 - 9 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
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  • 08:00-08:30 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Seoul City Center
  • 08:30 Pass by Deoksugung Palace (Not Available on Tuesdays), Namdaemun, Seoul Station
  • Cheonggyecheon Stream
    Located in downtown Seoul, this 5.2-mile stream was once covered by a highway but has been restored as an urban renewal project.
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace (Deoksugung on Tuesdays)
    Arrive at the Gyeongbokgung Palace, the largest of the Five Grand Palaces. Completed in 1395, the palace is now deemed to be one of the most iconic sights in all of Korea.
  • National Folk Museum
    Make your way to the National Folk Museum inside the Gyeongbokgung Palace. In here, unravel the rich history of the traditional life of the ordinary Korean people. Then, enjoy a photo stop at the main gate of the Blue House, the official residence of the President of the Republic of Korea.
  • Jogyesa Temple
    Situated in the heart of the city, the Jogyesa Temple is a symbol of Korean Buddhism. Bask in the calmness of the temple in the middle of the bustling capital.
  • Lunch (Dolsot Bibimbap)
  • Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine
    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Changdeokgung Palace, is a gorgeous example of traditional Korean architecture. On Mondays, make your way to Jongmyo Shrine instead. It is a Confucian shrine dedicated to the deceased royal members of the Joseon Dynasty.
  • Insadong Antique Gallery, Bukchon Hanok Village, and Namdaemun Market
    Go shopping at the famous Insadong Shopping District, which contains 40% of South Korea's antique shops. Then, explore Bukchon Hanok Village to see well-preserved traditional houses. Finally, explore Korea's oldest outdoor shopping market, Namdaemun Market.
  • 17:00 Check-out at Myeongdong Area
Package detail / Schedule
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 7 & over)
USD 42.00
USD 42.00
Child (Age 3-6)
USD 29.40
USD 29.40
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 7 & over)
USD 42.00
USD 42.00
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 84.00
USD 84.00
Child (Age 3-6)
USD 29.40
USD 29.40
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 13:00-13:30 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Seoul City Center
  • 13:30 Changdeokgung Palace (Jongmyo Royal Shrine on Mondays)
    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this Palace is a premier example of the beauty of traditional Korean architecture. From the lavish gates to the intricately-styled roofs and the surrounding nature, Changdeokgung deserves its spot as one of Korea's Five Grand Palaces.
  • Insadong Antique Gallery
    Spend some time at the famous Insadong Shopping District. Browse through a wide selection of local craft stores and various art galleries. Insadong is also known for having 40% of South Korea's antique shops.
  • Bukchon Hanok Village
    Experience the atmosphere of the Joseon Dynasty when you drop by for a visit. Discover a village of well-preserved traditional houses called hanok. Stroll through alleys lined with Hanbok traditional dress shops, restaurants and cafes, and colorful street art facades.
  • Sungnyemun Gate (Outside the Gate on Mondays) and Namdaemun Market
    Lastly, enjoy shopping at Korea's oldest outdoor shopping market with a history dating back to the 1400s. The market is home to different kinds of specialty shops and is a great place to look for souvenirs.
  • 17:00 Check-out at Myeongdong Area
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Restriction(s)
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    • The minimum number of participants for this tour to operate is 2. If you are going to book for 1 person, you need to pay the tour price of 2 people. If there are other participants booked on the day of the tour, you will be contacted by VELTRA via email and refunded the fee of 1 person at a later date.
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    • Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The tour company cannot be held responsible for any personal incidents or loss of personal belongings during the tour.
    • Depending on the traffic in Seoul, the pick-up service may occasionally be delayed.
    • The Changdeokgung Palace is closed on Mondays. The tour will visit Jongmyo Royal Shrine instead.
    • The tour will also be conducted in Japanese and Chinese.
    • The Gyeongbokgung Palace is closed on Tuesdays. The tour will visit Deoksugung Palace instead.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 13:00 local time, 8 business days to 13:00 local time, 7 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 13:00 local time, 7 business days to 13:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 13:00 local time, 1 business days to 18:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English
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Duration incl. transportation 3.5 - 9 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Seoul Palaces Tour with Shopping in Namdaemun Market and Insadong
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