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Slow but fascinating tour in Seoul

If you are curious about Korea, raise your head to see Gyeongbok Palace! Gyeongbok Palace was built in the Joseon Dynasty for the first time.
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Hello, my name is Chan Ju Lee! I love to travel around&around in Korea and already have been to many tourist spots like Busan, Suncheon, Gangneung, Chuncheon… So I can give my own travel tips to you! Also, I like to meet many kinds of people and have talks with them. I want to show my energy entirely for my travelers!!! For these reasons, I applied to “tourmate”. If I could be your tourmate, I want to have so meaningful time with you:)

Duration

4 hrs

Category

Culture / History

Location

Gwanghwamun

First, Gyeongbok Palace

Do you want to know deeper about Korea?
If you are curious about Korea, raise your head to see Gyeongbok Palace!

Gyeongbok Palace was built in the Joseon Dynasty for the first time. “Gyeongbok” means “have a great fortune”. Geunjeongjeon -the center of the Gyeongbok palace- and Gyeonghoeru -a site of reception and banquet- where we will tour in the palace are famous for a beautiful style of architecture. While walking around there, we can see the traditional beauty and feel Korean ancestors’ wisdom. Also by wearing Hanbok, Korea’s traditional clothes, we will have a special experience like ‘going to the past’.

Second, National Folk Museum &  Bukchon Hanok Village

After we take a look at the Palace, lunch will take place at a Korean Restaurant, located on the east of the National Folk Museum. You will experience the food culture of Korea by eating traditional foods.

After lunch, we will walk across the Bukchon Hanok Village, taking pictures with the Hanok, traditional Korean-style house, and beautiful streets in full bloom. You can also go window-shopping in stores around. And finally, the tour will end after returning Hanbok to the clothing store.

I would like to let you guys know more about Korean history and traditional culture by touring these places with Hanbok. I will guide you kindly and hard in order that you may have a meaningful tour.

Real Video Clip

Timeline

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09:30

Gyeongbok Palace Subway Station (Line 3), Exit6 (Outside)

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09:40

Rental Korean traditional clothes (Hanbok) from a clothing store near Gyeongbok Palace.

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10:00

Watch Changing of the Guards Ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace.

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10:30

Gyeongbokgung Palace Tour

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12:00

Lunch at a Korean Restaurant near the National Folk Museum

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13:00

Bukchon Hanok Village tour

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13:30

End of tour

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  1. Gloria says:

    Hello,
    This tour seems interesting. Will I be wearing the rented Hanbok during the entire tour?

    How much does the tour cost and does it include the cost of rental and food?

    Thanks!

    • MYTM says:

      Hello gloria. Actually it depends on the design and date.
      but you don’t have to wear the hanbok, See the detail thru the app

      thank you

      how to access it.
      > iPhone App http://goo.gl/UNhTpT
      > Android App http://goo.gl/r17oY7

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