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Address: Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Phone Number: 02-755-0073
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DMZ/JSA

JSA or Panmunjom was worth the time and money! Really great, educational, and heart-wrenching to witness political division at its finest. DMZ was okay, worth a miss actually.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

JSA or Panmunjom was worth the time and money! Really great, educational, and heart-wrenching to witness political division at its finest. DMZ was okay, worth a miss actually.

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Pasig, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The driver fetched us from the hotel by 7:40 AM then we headed to Lotte Hotel for registration. By 8:50 we were on our way to JSA. It was about an hour to get there. It took us time to get inside because the security or personnel had to check all our passports and our dress or attire one by... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We can feel the tension when the tour bus approached Panmunjom, the Joint Security Area. We had to pass through three checkpoints with ID visual check by solders before entering the camp. Once we entered the camp, we’re escorted straight to the Military Armistice Commission Conference Room (the Blue house) where talks between UN and North Korean were taken place... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked a tour with Cosmojin, the tour was very well organised, a dour military escorts very I formative and professional. Fascinating to see the contrast between the two Koreas. Make sure you book early (min 48hrs) because the UN officials need to check your passport etc ahead of time.

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We, like we are sure most tourists, believed what we wanted to see was the Demilitarized Zone between South and North Korea. It was only when we were actually there that we realized it was the JSA, the Joint Security Area (Panmunjom) , that we had in mind. The JSA area is where you get up close and personal with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Greet value tour. We paid 120 000 won for one person and for a combined DMZ and JSA ( Panmunjom) day tour with lunch. Thr DMZ area is interesting. I mostly liked the JSA trip in the afternoon. Here you get very close to the North Korean border in fact at some point you cross the border shortly. Our tourist... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I would say that this is really eye opener for me to have a peek of what's happening in that restricted country. Definitely worth the trip.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We took the half day DMZ JSA tour organised by the International Cultural Service Club (apparently the only operators for Saturday tours). As part of the tour, we visited Camp Bonifas (named in honor of Captain Bonifas who perished in the Axe Murder Incident), the Joint Security Area where the blue conference rooms (UN owned) are, the Bridge of No... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you are visiting Korea, a visit to the border is a must-do. The impact is likely to be even more if you already know something about the conflict between North and South Korea, but the sense of wonder about how something like this still exists in this day and age is a feeling you are unlikely to find elsewhere.... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This tour, provided by USO (now known as Koridoor) from Camp Kim in Seoul lasts a whole day and is run by a korean guide and later US Army soldiers in Camp Bonifas. Professionally run, you can visit the Dorasan station, Dora observatory, the third tunnel and the JSA. Undoubtedly the highlight is visiting the JSA where you come face... More 

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Address: Address: Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Phone Number: 02-755-0073
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Gyeonggi-do  >  Paju

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