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Address: Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri, Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom Tour from Seoul

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dmz morning tour

I took a morning dmz tour with cosmoijn tour company which I found online. F.y.i booking online can save a lot of money on this type of tour. Always remember to bring your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I took a morning dmz tour with cosmoijn tour company which I found online. F.y.i booking online can save a lot of money on this type of tour. Always remember to bring your passport!! the tour covered three main points, the third tunnel, dora observatory and dorasan train station, we also stopped at some theme park memorial spot, which seemed... More 

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Calgary Alberta Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Gives you a good overview of the status of N and S Korea, and a bit of the history. Most of the bus tour we took was in Korean, so Im sure we missed some information, but most of the stops the bus made had pretty good English signage.

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Sparta, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Nice place to see with lots of history and guided tour helps understand what and where things are. You get the chance to walk around a little, but restricted to certain areas. Lots of busses coming through and people taking pictures, food and bathrooms on site.

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Raeford, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

What an interesting place. The observatory, the 3rd Tunnel and all the history of the DMZ. The lunch at the small resturant was pretty tasty. Cool place to learn some history of Korea's 38th Parallel and the sacrifices that were made.

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Torreon, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Tus place makes you understand the value of freedom, finally when the Koreas join back together it's going to be freedom and dignity to the North.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We went on a tour with Koridoor. It was very informative and an eye-opener. The 3rd tunnel has got nothing much to see though; you'll walk down a very steep slope which was made for the purpose of visiting the 3rd tunnel; be prepared to walk back up!

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I've visited DMZ portion a few days ago. Usually I'm not the person who like to travel on foot cause i don't like working out So when I realized that i need to walk down into deep and narrow tunnel with helmet,I was shocked a little bit lol I felt a little bit tired after returning the bus but I... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We did the the Panmunjeom & The 3rd Tunnel combined tour by Korea Travel Bureau, KTB. The English guide was knowledgable about the history of JSA and DMZ. She also gave us clear instructions on what to do or what not to do in the JSA. After all, it is a security area.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The DMZ is the Berlin wall - but still standing. The tour into the area was a great experience - the english of our guide was not the best, but there were multiple signs in English to make everything comprehendible. We went on an early tour - departing down town Seoul before 8 am - that meant that we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It's highly militarized zone and you can feel the tension. The history and guides are amazing with immense knowledge. Only problem is for the elderly always carry a bottle of water and sugar candy to help you overcome exhaustion during the tour of the tunnel. You need to put all other belongings including the cameras in the lockers as photo... More 

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