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Panmunjom

Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
02-755-0073
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Type: Military Bases/ Facilities
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

JSA+DMZ Tour with Cosmojin, it was awosome! Unique security travel spot in the world after the Berlin Wall. I could feel the real tension between North and South Korea at the Joint Security Area (Panmunjeom). Walking inside of the 3rd Tunnel was sort of hard exercise, but it was very educational. The tour started from very early in the morning,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Take the DMZ JSA tour. It has to be a group tour since you are in a highly restricted military area. The tour includes lunch and its a full day. It gives you bragging rights to say you have stepped into North Korea. We used KTA tour and it was very well done.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We took a group tour organised by the concierge from the hotel. The trip was a half day tour which included the bus trip and entry to the DMZ. We found this a very educational visit and was interesting to hear about the history of Korea. The tour includes visits to the tunnel and the the unused train station that... More

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Rome, Italy
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351 attraction reviews
1,437 helpful votes 1,437 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

this has been a quite interesting experience...i guess it's important to understand the real situation that these two countries are living nowadays... unfortunately i have to confess that the tour is really too expensive and i cannot understand or explain the reason of such high cost. wouldn't it be better to give the chance to do this inetersting visit to... More

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Ireland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Interesting, insightful, cultural, surreal experience. Tours are very well organised, I went with DMZ JSA. Our tour guide Kim was outstanding and gave very insightful information whilst also being light and funny, but not annoying. He was brilliant. We were lucky. Takes a full day. Lunch included. You are not allowed to do exactly as you like for 90% of... More

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Orlando, Florida
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19 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Going here will give you a perspective on what you have seen on the news and what is currently happening in this part of the world. It was well worth the time and effort to get there. Don't miss it.

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Hobart, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The whole place is an interesting experience, but the only way to get here is with tour groups which makes the time constraints placed on you very frustrating on top of the reasonable and expected military guidelines (constraints set forth). It was interesting being escorted by US soldiers who were freely giving insights into life being stationed there. They are... More

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Usa, Japan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The place you really have to go to when you visit the Republic of Korea. When I went on a visit South Korea I went on the the DMZ/JSA tour. I went through Cosmojin tour agency and I had a wonderful time on this tour. I was amazed with the professional guide who seemed like an expert about the DMZ/JSA... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

its an eye opener for me to learn more about korean war and how does south korea has been defending themselves against north korea as its so near each other. go and sign up for whole day DMZ tour including panmujom, you will not be disappointed.

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Napier, New Zealand
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Had a day Tour to the DMZ. Very interesting and exciting. Learnt lots. Good English speaking guide lunch included. Went into the "Blue House" where the borders meet. Able to take photos in most areas. The JMA area is well worth the visit. Also the bridge of No Return, Camp Bonifas where the 2 American soldiers were murdered seemed a... More

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