The Street Museum in the Urban Core

    • 3.5 hours
    • KRUB
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $46
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The home of K Pop, Seoul's urban core is hip and happening. Head to an area full of hanoks (historic houses), then learn about Korean royalty at their UNESCO World Heritage digs on this Seoul tour.

Highlights

* Explore Seoul's unique, thriving urban core

* Hunt for treasures and souvenirs in a traditional Korean market

* See the traditional houses of Bukchon Hanok Village

* Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Changdeokgung Palace

* Check out Kwang Jang Traditional Market

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Inside Seoul Railway Station, in front of the McDonalds near the ticketing point in the centre of the station.
  • Finish:

    Jongno 3 –ga subway station or Kwang Jang Market.
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    Local English speaking guide, public bus ticket. 
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature, food and drink, lunch, tips / gratuities for your guide. 

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. <br /> Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Child policy

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides, a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

Itinerary

Seoul is an evolving city, growing in world-stature yet still steeped in the past. Discover both the modern, urban delights and historic traces of this intriguing city on this Seoul city tour.
Meet your knowledgeable local guide and set off for the charming Bukchon Hanok village area. This residential area dates back to the Joseon Dynasty and possesses countless hanoks (traditional Korean houses) and other historic sites. Nowadays it's considered one of the leading (and most loved) cultural places in Seoul. It's also a favourite meeting place for Seoul’s youth (spotting young couples on dates in hanok-style restaurants isn't hard here). 
After a brief break, stroll to Changdeokgung Palace, one of Seoul's UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites. This royal palace is famous for its unique, traditional Korean-style architecture and design, which you will learn all about not his part of the Seoul tour. 
Walk along Jongmyo (Royal Shrine) and meet local people at Kwang Jang Market, one of Seoul's best and most traditional markets. It's absolutely huge, and you can easily explore it for hours and hours, which is why our Seoul city tour will end here and set you free into the market to wander at your heart's content.
Your friendly local guide will be happy to offer some advice on where to head next, whether you're staying in the market or heading back out in Seoul.

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