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Address: Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri | Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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+82 31-952-4066
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Private DMZ Tour: North Korean Spy Commando Invasion Route
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Korean Demilitarized Zone and N Seoul Tower Private Tour

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Highlight of our Korean Trip

I have read all about it, but to be there is a totally different experience! We took a bus tour (it's not possible to have individual tours) to the DMZ. Upon reaching the area, a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have read all about it, but to be there is a totally different experience! We took a bus tour (it's not possible to have individual tours) to the DMZ. Upon reaching the area, a checkpoint is a necessity -- so make sure you bring your passport with you. Thank God, the weather was permitting. It was very cold but... More 

Thank krishnaruizramos
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the tour as I have always been fascinated with the whole conflict and it did not disappoint! The weather was perfect and the tour guide David very knowledgeable and was able to answer all questions! We saw freedom bridge, peace park, the third infiltration tunnel and then Dora Observatory. My only negative feedback was it felt rushed, approximately 20... More 

Thank contrail79
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a bus tour to the DMZ, which is, I believe obligatory. It is both exciting and eery, an ambivalent experience. They seem to pick extra fit south Korean soldiers through the passport check areas. We passed en route a site where South Korea and North Korea competed to raise the tallest flag tower. Year after year each side... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good and calm here, surround with many space and clear weather :) feeling lonely between smell of war and peace. However,this place is good to visit with your eye.

Thank Chayamon P
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 3rd Tunnel open to the public is a worthwhile visit especially if you appreciate history. It's one of four tunnels discovered as evidence of North Korea's attempts to attack Seoul. It's a long walk down, not easy for tall folks, at 5'4", I found myself needing to walk with bent knees. Hard hats should be kept on. Apparently those... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Freezing cold (-7deg) with biting wind, so be prepared with thick clothing. We could view North Korea clearly at Paju. Walked the underground Tunnel 3 to within 170m of the border. Do note the tunnel walk is NOT for the weak or children as it is physically exhausting.

Thank Derrick L
Robertsfors, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour doesn't actually take you in to DMZ but there is still a couple of fairly hard controls were you'll have to show your passport! I took a morningtour with pick up from hotel and drop off in Itaewon for about 45 dollars! Definetly worth the money! The stops a fairly short but the guide spoke great english and... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

There's hardly another place on earth like this, the Berlin wall was down, Vietnam liberated... We used a private tour guy to take us there. Lucky that we asked to leave earlier on the day when our guide said to meet us later. Otherwise we'd missed the mid morning tour and would have to wait for hour and a half... More 

1 Thank HaDa2000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing trip. Is a must for any military member in Korea. There are a couple of good souvenir shops. The observation deck is really cool. I suffered at the 3rd tunnel cause is my height haha but pretty cool too. The famous blue room was incredible. You can feel the tension in the area. So many restrictions regarding taking pictures... More 

Thank Samuel D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We chose to only do the DMZ tour costing 40,000 won, due to time restrictions. If you want to do the JSA, you need to book at least a week in advance usually due to popularity. The tour leader was very informative, amusing at times and it was great to get an insight into the Cold War. While I thoroughly... More 

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