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Panmunjom

Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
02-755-0073
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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom...
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Ranked #1 of 29 Attractions in Paju
4.5 of 5 stars 143 Reviews
Type: Military Bases/ Facilities, Cultural
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Type: Military Bases/ Facilities, Cultural
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Dongducheon, South Korea
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My wife's first time here and my second. It amazing to see what the Soldiers of the US and ROK deal with on a daily basis to ensure the safety of the Korean Peninsula. This area is intimidating and tense. One wrong move could trigger and incident. Please listen to all instructions provided by the Soldiers on the trip. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

One must do the JSA tour to fully experience the DMZ and understand the tensions between the two Koreas. Only 400 people are allowed each day. Seeing and literally standing in North Korea is quite an experience.

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sunny philippines
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is one tour you shouldn't miss and is definitely worth the Tour fee. I was on a backpacking trip to Seoul last April. I like history and war stories so it was no brain-er for me to get this. The Fee was over a $100 usd but it already includes a good lunch and transfers from Seoul to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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Singapore, Singapore
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18 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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