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Arguably the most beautiful and easily the biggest of Seoul’s five main palaces, Gyeongbokgung (also known as the Northern Palace) is one of South Korea’s must-visit attractions. Built in the 14th century, this is the oldest Joseon Dynasty palace in the nation, and it’s right in the heart of Jongno-Gu, the most culturally happening part of Seoul. Come for 600 years of history—and one brilliant changing of guards ceremony.

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161 Sajik-ro, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
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Full Day Small-Group Royal Palace and Seoul Tour
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Full Day Small-Group Royal Palace and Seoul Tour

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Explore the highlights of Seoul on a full-day tour with an informative guide. Highlights include Jogyesa Temple, the Blue House, the royal guard changing ceremony at Gwanghwamun Gate, and tours of Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in traditional culture at the National Folk Museum, Insadong Antique Street, and at Namdaemun Gate and Namdaemun Market. Includes lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.44
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$97.44

Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch
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Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch

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Join this privately led tour of Seoul and discover some of South Korea's renowned cultural gems. See the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony and tour Gyeongbokgung Palace; stroll around Bukchon Hanok Village and Insadong; and visit Jogyesa Temple and N Seoul Tower. The full-day itinerary will lead you through the ages, from ancient city to modern-day capital.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$204.11
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$204.11
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Full Day- Essential Seoul City Tour & Gourmet Tour(including Lunch and Dinner)

Full Day- Essential Seoul City Tour & Gourmet Tour(including Lunch and Dinner)

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This full-day tour offers a comprehensive overview of Seoul and is an excellent choice for first-time visitors. Highlights include Gyeongbokgung Palace, Tongin Market, Insadong, Gwangjang Market, and Cheonggyecheon, a man-made eco-waterway built on the site of a former stream. You won’t go hungry on this tour—lunch and dinner are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$249.00
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$249.00
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Seoul Highlights & Hidden Gems Tours by Locals: 100% Private & Personalised

Seoul Highlights & Hidden Gems Tours by Locals: 100% Private & Personalised

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Seoul is considered among South Korea’s must-see cities, but beating the language barrier to explore solo can be a challenge. On this tour, leave the guidebook at home and explore South Korea’s bustling capital through the eyes of a local. Customize your itinerary to hit top attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace or the N-Seoul Tower, or step off the beaten trail to corners of the city many visitors miss.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.23
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$92.23
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Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanok Village; Min 1 Max 4 Semi Private

Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanok Village; Min 1 Max 4 Semi Private

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Admire South Korea’s palace architecture and learn of life in the country’s capital on this 3-hour Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village walking tour. Stroll to Gwanghwamun Gate and visit Gyeongbokgung Palace. Listen as your guide details Joseon Dynasty history and admire traditional construction techniques. Visit the National Folk Museum of Korea and discover over 98,000 artifacts detailing South Korea’s history. Head between Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace to Bukchon Hanok Village. Peer inside traditional houses and learn about Korean lifestyles from the past to the prefect day.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00
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$88.00

The 10 Tastings of Seoul With Locals: Private Street Food Tour
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The 10 Tastings of Seoul With Locals: Private Street Food Tour

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Eat your way through Seoul's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour will leave every foodie satisfied! Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food like Bibimbap and Noodle soup. But that's not it! This tour is more than just food; it's a cultural experience! In between food stops, you'll also find city highlights making this experience a well-rounded tour that will satisfy every foodie. Withlocals The 10 Tastings Private Food Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.76
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$106.76
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Layover Tour from Incheon Airport to Seoul

Layover Tour from Incheon Airport to Seoul

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Incheon International Airport is a popular layover stop on flights across the world, but killing time in the airport is dull. On this tour, make the most of your layover hours and explore vibrant Seoul. With your guide at the wheel, visit top attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace and the Namsangol Hanok Village with admission fees included. Your tour’s flexible start times mean you can easily match your layover hours.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$220.00
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$220.00
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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Seoul Private Tour
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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Seoul Private Tour

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Explore Seoul through the eyes of a local during this off-the-beaten-track private tour. Learn about both the traditional and modern sides of the dynamic Korean capital. Highlights include a visit to 14th-century Gyeongbokgung Palace (with admission ticket included), a stroll down the preserved hanok-filled streets of Bukchon Hanok Village and Insadong, and a complimentary food and drink tasting in a bustling marketplace.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.19
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$62.19
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Korea Past and Present 7days 6nights

Korea Past and Present 7days 6nights

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Immerse in Korea’s rich culture on this guided adventure that includes six nights 4-star accommodation with breakfast. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok, the DMZ, Jeonju, Itaewon, and the National Museum of Korea, and enjoy a Han River cruise. Wear “hanbok” dresses, discover the art of traditional paper, learn to make kimchi, “bibimbap” rice, and “makgeolli” rice wine, and enjoy a Korean food feast with locals.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,648.08
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$2,648.08
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Free style private Tour(Seoul/DMZ)

Free style private Tour(Seoul/DMZ)

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We are planing the best itinery according to the customer's needs. You can give us all the spot that you wish to visit and we will arrange the best possible way within the tour time. If you have no idea, we will also show you the most famous tourist attractions.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$160.00
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$160.00
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Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour

Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour

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Spend a morning in Seoul visiting highlights including Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and the National Folk Museum. You'll also stop for photo ops outside the Presindential Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae) and Gwanghwamun Gate during the changing of the guards. Your 3.5-hour tour includes transportation, entrance fees, guide, and hotel pickup. You will be dropped off at either City Hall or Insadong. 
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.66
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$43.66

7 Days Highlight Korea Tour(Seoul, Nami, DMZ, Andong, Gyeongju, Busan)

7 Days Highlight Korea Tour(Seoul, Nami, DMZ, Andong, Gyeongju, Busan)

If you want to learn and feel the wonder of Korea like culture, heritage, foods of Korea, 7 Day Tour is the best opportunity to visit the most highlighted attractions. If you just book the tour, you don’t need to concern on where to visit, and how to go, and what to eat. You meet the past and present of Korea. The professional guide will lead you to the all highlighted attractions like Hahoe folk village forming with traditional houses. Buseoksa temple built in 676, the most beautiful temple providing breathtaking panoramic view with many national treasures. During 7 days tour, we will visit most historical UNESCO World heritage sites including Gyeongju, a capital city of Silla kingdom for 1000 years, and you will meet the present of Korea in Busan. You also visit historic sites in Seoul, Nami and other attractions including DMZ. If you want, the professional guide will lead to the popular local restaurants. Booking this tour leads you to enjoy all of Korea without inconvenience.
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  • 7 days
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$2,479.00
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$2,479.00
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7 Days Essential Korea Tour(Seoul City tour, Nami, DMZ, Andong, Gyeongju, Busan)

7 Days Essential Korea Tour(Seoul City tour, Nami, DMZ, Andong, Gyeongju, Busan)

If you want to learn and feel the wonder of Korea like culture, heritage, foods of Korea, 7 Days Tour is the best opportunity to visit the most highlighted attractions. If you just book the tour, you don’t need to concern on where to visit, and how to go, and what to eat. You meet the past and present of Korea. The professional guide will lead you to the all highlighted attractions like Hahoe folk village forming with traditional houses. Buseoksa temple built in 676, the most beautiful temple providing breathtaking panoramic view with many national treasures. During 7 days tour, we will visit most historical UNESCO World heritage sites including Gyeongju, a capital city of Silla kingdom for 1000 years, and you will meet the present of Korea in Busan. You also visit historic sites in Seoul, Nami island and other attractions including DMZ. You will taste most of Korean foods at popular local restaurants. We supply sightseeing, foods, accommodation for the tour, so you just enjoy Korea.
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  • 7 days
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$2,899.00
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$2,899.00
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DIY Seoul Private Tour: Select 5 places you want to go

DIY Seoul Private Tour: Select 5 places you want to go

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This is Seoul ultimate tour covering 5 must-visit places in Seoul with your private professional tour guide! Please choose 5 places in the list and inform us where you would like to go ---------- [Hippest Road] -Itaewon-dong(Garosu-gil) -Seongsudong Cafe Street -Garosu-gil [Roayl Palaces] -Gyeongbokgung Palace -Changdeokgung Palace -Changgyeonggung Palace [Frequently visited park by locals] -Yeouido Hangang Park (*Other Han-river park can be replaced depending on your schedule) -Seoul Forest -Seoul Botanical Garden -Cheonggyecheon Stream [Hanok Village] -Bukchon Hanok Village -Ikseon-dong Hanok Street [Shopping] -Insadong(Antique shop alley) -Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) -Starfield COEX Mall -The Hyundai Seoul -Myeongdong Shopping Street [Art Gallery Museum] -Seoul Museum of Art [Museum] -The War Memorial of Korea -National Museum of Korea [Korea Buddhist Temple] -Jogyesa Temple -Bongeunsa Temple [Traditional Local Market] -Gwangjang Market -Mangwon Market ------
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$163.00
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$163.00
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Korean Palace and Temple Tour in Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple

Korean Palace and Temple Tour in Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple

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Explore top Seoul attractions including Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple on this 3.5-hour Korean palace and temple tour in Seoul. Travel through Seoul by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with your guide. Gain insight into Joseon-era history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, once home to the Korean royal family, and explore the palace compound on foot. Visit the National Folk Museum and learn how life used to be before Korea’s rapid modernization. Then, visit the Jogyesa Temple and enjoy an authentic insight into life as a Zen Buddhist in South Korea’s bustling capital.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

Korean History & Heritage Tour

Korean History & Heritage Tour

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Immerse yourself in traditional Korean heritage and architecture during this full-day private tour in Seoul. Explore the Gangbuk neighborhood with your own personal tour guide. Understand everyday life under the centuries-long Joseon Dynasty. Highlights include the 600-year-old Kwangjang Market, a visit to the National Folk Museum of Korea, and the changing of the guards at Gyeongbokgung Palace.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$435.90
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Evening Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul

Evening Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul

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See a spirited side of the South Korean capital you won’t find in the tourism brochures on this evening ghost tour in Seoul. Follow your guide on a meandering walk through Seoul’s hidden alleyways and hear tales to send shivers down your spine! Visit Gyeonghuigung Palace, the most haunted place in South Korea, discover hidden secrets in Pimatgol Alley, explore the birthplace of Korean independence at Tapgol Park and more.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Seoul Full Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

Seoul Full Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

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Join one of our local hosts to explore Seoul, a sleek ode to modernity, as you discover the secrets of the capital together. Apart from taking in the city’s iconic sights like Gyeongbokgung Palace or the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, you might also want to explore the bustling streets to see what you can find. Go tea-sipping in Bukchon or gallery-hopping in Samcheong-don. If you’re an active creature, a hike up one of Seoul’s four ‘guardian’ mountains will offer you wonderful views of the sprawling urban jungle. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$194.29
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$194.29
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Seoul Morning E-bike Tour

Seoul Morning E-bike Tour

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Let our E-bike whisk you up into the mountain to visit the Ancient Seoul city wall and enjoy awesome views of the city, And then down into the heart of Ancient Seoul for a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village. See a side of Seoul that many don't get to experience and hit the top tourist spots too! So, what are the top attractions in Ancient Seoul? The fresh Cheonggyecheon river that flows through time, the majestic Gyungbok Palaces’ grand entrance Gwanghwamun and Gwanghwamun square, the Presidential Blue house, the traditional architecture of the Bukchon village area, and the tranquil Jogeysa Temple. The course is recommended for those who wish to visit many landmarks in Seoul in a short time yet still experience an intimate connection and understanding in context.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace

Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace

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Discover the history and cultural traditions of Korea on this full-day tour of Seoul’s palaces and markets. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace including its National Folklore Museum, and see Jogyesa Buddhist Temple and Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your informative guide accompanies you to Insadong and Namdaemun to explore these bustling local markets on foot. Enjoy a Korean lunch and convenient round-trip coach transport from your hotel.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00

Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanbok Rental Experience in Seoul

Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanbok Rental Experience in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace is widely considered among the finest royal palaces in Seoul, with a history dating back to the 14th-century Joseon dynasty. With this hanbok (traditional Korean attire) rental service, skip the entry queues to the palace and enjoy the chance to dress up like Joseon-era royalty. Choose the rental duration to suit your schedule, and explore Gyeongbokgung Palace in the fashions of a bygone era.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.00
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$7.00

Layover Tour from Incheon Airport to Seoul with a Photographer Tourguide

Layover Tour from Incheon Airport to Seoul with a Photographer Tourguide

The guide will pick you up from Incheon airport, and will take you to Seoul city comfortablly by an air-conditioned vehicle. During your stay up to 7 hours, you can ask the guide to customize your tour, and make the best out of your layover time!! The start time and the destination is very flexible if it is inside Seoul. Another good thing is, the tourguides are also excellent photographers as well with DSLR's!! Please request them as many great photos as you wish. This is your only chance in Korea for the professional guidance and the DSLR photo-shooting service at the same time!!
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$225.00
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$225.00
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Seoul City Tour (Full Day) - No Shopping Tour

Seoul City Tour (Full Day) - No Shopping Tour

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With thousands of years of rich history and a vibrant cultural scene of music and theater, Seoul is a city which certainly packs a punch. On this tour, visit historic attractions including 14th-century Gyeongbok Palace and the Jogyesa temple—with round-trip travel from central Seoul included. Delve into Joseon-era history, then catch a performance of Nanta—the action-packed Korean comedy show capturing hearts across the world.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00

Private Van Tour For Seoul (Up to 10 or 16 pax)

Private Van Tour For Seoul (Up to 10 or 16 pax)

A 10 hours private van rental in Seoul for the free & easy travellers. Tour guide, admission tickets and meals are not included. The itinerary is set by you, which means you can decide your pickup time, where you wish to visit and how much time you wish to spend at each attraction! Choose max. 4-5 attractions as your time schedule will be too tight to visit all attractions in Seoul. ✔ Itinerary set according to your preferences ✔ Free & Easy tour ✔ Starex (up to 10 pax) or Solati (up to 16 pax) available ✔ Clean, spacious and comfortable cars ✔ Professional and reliable English-speaking drivers ✔ 24/7 English+Chinese-speaking support team Our support team is contactable by phone, email, WhatsApp, WeChat, Line and Kakaotalk.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$310.00
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