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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning
We are putting the best effort to prevent The Corona-19 for our customer's safeies and concerns. - Disinfecting & Sterilizing frequently. - Attach the Corona-19 Prevention guidelines on the transportation.
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Travel back in time to the days of the Joseon Dynasty on a group tour of Seoul's colorful historical highlights. Travel by coach to the majestic Gyeongbokgung Palace and the Buddhist Jogyesa Temple. Then head to Cheongwadae Sarangchae, where you can watch the impressive Changing of the Guard ceremony. Your guide is by your side at every location to provide immersive commentary and answer all of your questions.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Seoul
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  • 1
    Jogyesa Temple
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Gyeongbokgung Palace
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    The Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae)
  • 3
    Cheongwadae Sarangchae
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    청하고려인삼
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
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Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in Korean culture and traditions
  • Travel comfortably in provided transportation
  • Watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony
  • Stop at an amethyst workshop or ginseng center
Important Information
Departure Point
Seoul, South Korea
Duration
4h 30m
Return Details
City Hall Station, Jeong-dong, Seoul, South Korea Itaewon Station, Itaewon-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Inclusions
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeongbokgung Palace
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel drop-off (dropped off at City Hall or Itaewon)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Melissa H wrote a review Mar 2020
queen creek, United States338 contributions30 helpful votes
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Beautiful tour of the temple, palace, and Ginseng museum. We walked the whole of the palace and had a great view of the Blue House. We spent time at one of just 2 Buddhist temples, and the guide explained so much of the history and symbolism. The tour guide through the Ginseng
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Response from Hansu C, Manager at Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning
Responded 15 Mar 2020
We really appreciate your good review :) Happy to hear that you did great tour with us. Hope you have a chance to join the tour next time with us next time. Best Regards
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Sandyrk wrote a review Jan 2020
Los Angeles, California14 contributions6 helpful votes
Our tour guide was gracious & lovely. The tour was by both walking & by foot, and was an easy pace. Greatly enjoyed the palace & seeing so much of the grounds
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Hansu C, Manager at Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning
Responded 18 Jan 2020
Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you had such a good time! Hope you have another chance to join the tour next time, Thank you.
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Lori C wrote a review Jan 2020
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Nancy is a superb guide. She is very knowledgeable and friendly we were limited on time, and while the tour is short, we were able to see the palace, a historical village as well as a local teahouse thank you Nancy for a wonderful morning!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Hansu C, operator at Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning
Responded 17 Jan 2020
Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you had such a good time! Hope you have another chance to join the tour next time, Thank you.
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MH a wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
Nancy is very Nice 😍😍😍😍 i like the trip very much thank you a lot. I enjoyed the trip and Buchan village
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Hansu C, operator at Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning
Responded 17 Jan 2020
Hello there, Thank you for the good review. Really good to hear you have enjoyed the tour with Nacy ! We will let her know Hope you can join some other tour with her when you come back to Korea. Thank you
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Gary A wrote a review Jan 2020
San Francisco, California1 contribution
Nancy was very knowledgeable and informative on our morning tour. Would highly recommend her on your next tour
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Hansu C, operator at Best of Seoul Tour in the Morning
Responded 17 Jan 2020
Great to hear that you had a good day with Nancy Looking forward to seeing you next time again.
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Excellent tour
Nancy was a super nice guide, would love to go again on a different tour with her if I had the chance. The tour w
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Very nice tour!
It was a very nice tour! Thank you Nancy! We visited the North Korea's tunnel, the observatory park and some other
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Very exciting tour
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Excellent tour
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Great visit
Exactly as advertised, Out guide was Nancy who was very informative about the areas we visited. Given the Covid res
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Kitties and war
Very interesting tour with great background of history. The guide was excellent and we saw some the cutest kitties
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Misleading tour title
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Had such a wonderful & special time with Grace. She was so professional & friendly. We had a very meaningful trip
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Great Alternative to DMZ thanks to Emily Lee
My husband and I enjoyed this tour although we really wanted to go to the DMZ,but it was closed due to what is now
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Half Day DMZ Tour (DMZ closed)
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Lilly was a great host
The mountain is incredibly beautiful and Lily did a great job with the tour. It was a great day. The spa sorry seem
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Great learing experience!
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Nice tour
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, Japanese
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