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DMZ

Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri, Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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As featured in Daytrips from Seoul
Ranked #2 of 35 attractions in Paju
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

If you want to learn about the war or history, better go to the War Memorial in Seoul. For Paju, you need to booked ahead via licensed agent. The actual distance is only 56km from Seoul but u will spend half a day traveling and stoping at various places that add no value to the journey including a 45mins stop... More

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Manila
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

got a chance to book a whole day tour to DMZ with JSA ( joint security area). the best part of the tour was the JSA wherein US Army personnel gives the tour wherein you could see the meeting rooms and the soldiers of the North Korean Army. for the other part of the DMZ tour Dora Station, Dora Observatory... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Booked half day DMZ tour to Dimiliratized zone from South Korea size. Trip by bus from Seoul took us there just over an hour. We stopped to see last train, later went to 4th secret Tunnel digged by North Koreans which South Koreans discoverred not long ago, u actully get into that tunnel, but not nothing special, just a tunnel... More

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Helsinki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

A trip to DMZ proved to be the most interesting thing we did while staying in Seoul. The trip must be booked in advance and you should be aware that visiting the DMZ on your own is not an option. This is a very popular tour, thus an early booking is practically also a must. There are quite a few... More

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Walworth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

The South Koreans in our tour group are so hopeful that unification will come soon. Looking across the DMZ it seems that the two Korea's are closer physically than they are ideologically. The security and resources expended at the DMZ will just blow you away. It shows that the cost of security is high. This is a very educational place... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

If you are in the area visiting the DMZ is a must. This is one of the world' shot spots that is easily visited by the public.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Good tour, especially if you like things military or historical. You must be 10 or older. I went with my parents, wife, and daughter. An opportunity to see across into North Korea and a remnant of the Cold War. A surreal experience. Follow this tour or go before this tour to the War Memorial Museum to complete the historical context... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Availed of the 3rd infiltration tunnel tour late February. It's a good way to learn about history particularly north and south Korea's truce thru this DMZ area. A must tour for everyone visiting Seoul.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

If you get a chance to visit the DMZ and the JSA don't pass it up. There is an amazing amount of history here and it is still being made every day. Most people don't understand that this area is still very active and and what the day to day life in the area is like. This is a must... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

For most of my life, I have been aware of both the Korean war and the resulting DMZ. Indeed, it is relevant now with the constant information that circulates in the western media regarding the northern regime. The trip commenced from my Hotel in Seoul and I was shocked at how far from the DMZ the barbed wire and lookout... More

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