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Panmunjom

Address: Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Phone Number: 02-755-0073
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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom...
94%
Ranked #1 of 34 Attractions in Paju
Type: Military Bases/ Facilities, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Military Bases/ Facilities, Sights & Landmarks
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

JSA tour is one that you should not miss. It is highly tense at the UN demarcation line and the UN is doing a remarkable job maintaining peace. The South Korean military personnel are extremely smart and dedicated. You get a chance to photograph yourself with the Korean soldier at the demarcation line and also in the North Korean zone... More 

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Australia
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21 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Doing the joint tour (DMZ plus Panmunjom) was the most interesting, informative tour of North and South Korea. It is not to be missed as you cannot experience or see this anywhere else in the world. However, it is costly and if you have no interest in the history of North and South Korea and why they are separated with... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The place is very meaningful and representative. Touring around DMZ, Panmunjeon and the JSA provides a unique feeling of the the tension brought by the war and at the same time evokes hope for the reunification in the future as they - at least to me - also provides a feeling that something is wrong and still need to be... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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19 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Striking remnant of the Korean War. Be sure to take the DMZ tour that includes a trip to Panmunjom, to see the blue buildings and be impressed by the high security, and the tough ROK guards.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We came to Seoul precisely for this tour and looked forward to it. It didnt disappoint as it gave insights to the history of both Koreas and we managed to visit the DMZ in depth, including the blue house bordering both sides of the Peninsula. The tour is off limits to kids though, as rules are very strict and all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I went for both the DMZ and JSA combined full-day tour and I absolutely love the JSA part more than the DMZ's. The JSA tour is definitely more intense in comparison to DMZ's because you are getting nearer to North Korea! I'd a really good and informative tour guide that gave us really clear information and instructions. It is pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Definitely make this a priority to go see while you are in Seoul ! Make sure you book ahead as these tours do not run Sunday and Monday and fill up fast! It's fascinating how this war is still going on.

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Bellevue WA
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The JSA tour should be top of your list for Seoul sightseeing. Do the tour that includes everything, the 3rd tunnel, the overlook areas, Camp Bonifas, lunch & other attractions. NOT a tour for kids as there are lots of places where you have to be at attention/on alert, and sit/stand in one place quietly. This would not be a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you're visiting Korea then visiting the base at Panmunjom is a must. Few will realise how "on the brink" the two Koreas have been for the past 60 years but a visit here will bring it home. Photography permitted but under strict supervision by the military tour guides. Listen to what they have to say because the job they're... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've done Panmunjom from both the North and the South now and both times were interesting. The North side you will see the place where the Armistice Agreement was signed, and on the South you will hear many interesting stories. If you're in Seoul try and get on the JSA tour - it seems to be the best tour available.

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