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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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A Very Interesting Experience

The DMZ area is definitely a must place to see while in S. Korea. To actually see the N. Korean side of the border just across a river or fence is quite exciting. There are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The DMZ area is definitely a must place to see while in S. Korea. To actually see the N. Korean side of the border just across a river or fence is quite exciting. There are border guard stands all along the highway from Incheon to the DMZ area to keep watch. The DMZ Visitor Center at the 3rd Tunnel is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Seeing it makes it more real. The threat of North Korea is ever present. Your takes u to one of four tunnels the Nks have burrowed towards Seoul Sad reminder as well of the pain and loss separated families have endured Most touching are the ribbons strung on a boundary gate by schoolchildren and other

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Locust Valley, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We took a short tour (actually a few hours) during a long layover in Seoul. We went to the DMZ - it was very moving. Highly recommended! A must if in South Korea. Really helped put the situation in real focus.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is definitely a must-see place. Can't really call it an attraction as technically it is a war zone. Anything can happen. We were taken to the Infiltration Tunnel dug by the North Koreans to invade South Korea. The tunnel itself is quite a climb. First you have to walk down about 250m on an 11 degree incline. We had... More 

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Belfast
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We booked the JSA/DMZ/3rd tunnel tour through USO, which has good reviews and also appeared to be cheaper than we could have booked through our hotel. Camp Kim (the pickup point) was easy to get to on the subway, although the 7am time made for a breakfast-less day We took the bus to Camp Boniface where we were due to... More 

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Greve, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

OK, I can tell family and friends that I’ve been there, seen it and done it. Been next to the DMZ, seen it and looked into North Korea, and I’ve walked in one of the alleged North Korean attack tunnels. The main impression I was left with, is the extensive amount of propaganda from both North and South Korea. To... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is by far one of the top 10 things (arguably the number one thing) that you should do when visiting Korea.  You have to go with a tour group and I would highly suggest the all-day combined tour with Tour DMZ (DMZ, 3rd Tunnel and JSA/Panmunjom).  I also went on the tour with Koridoor (through the USO), which is another good option... More 

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Perm, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The closest spot to North Korea for the ordinary people- that's what DMZ is. It is still the military place, so you have to follow the rules. You can see the border of South and North Korea, can learn about the history of Korea and even buy some rare souvenirs from North Korea, like their wine and money (which are... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Did the tour to JSA/DMZ with Koridoor and the trip was absolutely worth every penny. Apparently not all the tours go to JSA, which was the most interest part of the tour, so make sure you get that one as well! We left Seoul in the morning with bus and the tour guide was very friendly and provided good information... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is truly a unique once in a life time experience. Make sure you book a tour that actually takes you to the front line where South Korea and North Korea meet. Here you have the opportunity to enter a UNITED NATIONS building where you actually "cross" into North Korea. In this area also worth seeing are the tunnels and... More 

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Address: Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri, Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Gyeonggi-do  >  Paju

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