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Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch

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  • Sightseeing tour of Seoul attractions
  • Visit highlights such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
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Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch
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Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch
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Overview
Join this privately led tour of Seoul and discover some of South Korea's renowned cultural gems. See the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony and tour Gyeongbokgung Palace; stroll around Bukchon Hanok Village and Insadong; and visit Jogyesa Temple and N Seoul Tower. The full-day itinerary will lead you through the ages, from ancient city to modern-day capital.
What to Expect
Following hotel pickup in the morning by private vehicle, your personal guide accompanies you to Gyeongbokgung Palace. At the palace entrance you'll see an impressive reenactment of the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony, performed at Gwanghwamun Gate during the Joseon Dynasty.
Gain admission to Gyeongbokgung, considered the most beautiful of the Five Grand Palaces in Seoul. Wander the pavilions and ponds with your guide and learn about its architectural features. (When the palace is closed on Tuesdays, you will visit Changdeokgung Palace instead.)
Next up is Bukchon Hanok Village, a traditional Korean village built nearby. Stroll among hundreds of homes called hanok, most dating to the Joseon Dynasty. After lunch at a local restaurant, continue into the heart of the capital and browse among the alleys of Insadong. You'll find antique items on display amid the galleries, eateries, traditional teahouses, and cafes.
Then pay a visit to Jogyesa, the main temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. Located within the city, the stately complex is a religious site for practitioners of Seon (Zen) Buddhism. 
N Seoul Tower (Namsan Tower) is the final stop on your full-day itinerary. After a cable car ride or walk to the top of Namsan Mountain, you'll have unobstructed views of the city from this prominent landmark (entrance fees and cable car ride are your own expense). Afterward, you’re dropped off at your hotel.
Reviews (39)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Korean Holiday

In order to obtain a better understanding of Seoul, we signed up for the Full Day Seoul Tour. We were picked up at our hotel around 8:45 am and driven to a downtown location to meet our guide and fellow travelers. Our first stop was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrWarrenM
Reviewed November 7, 2018
A quick day in Seoul

Our guide/driver was Justin Kim. Our group of 8 from the cruise ship had a day to tour Seoul, so the booking was done about 2 week prior to boarding. There was a surcharge, as the van had to drive to Incheon cruise port to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Keparametric
Reviewed October 5, 2018
Private Stopover Tours with Justin

We had a great intro to Korea on 2 different layover tours, and were fortunate to have Justin for both. We did a one day tour of Seoul as well as the DMZ on our second layover. Justin was informed, articulate and enjoyable, We got...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank traipunkie
Reviewed September 12, 2018
Very professional

We booked a one day tour of Seoul during a layover. Then our airline changed our routing. One Day Korea refunded our money inside of an hour. We were very impressed by the organization and by Yan.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cdntraveler123
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile
Wonderful tour with a great tour guide ‘Brian’

We spent a great day with Brian from Seoul City tour the other day. Brian was a very knowledgeable guide with great English skills, loads of patience and made the day really fun. As we had seen a few things the day prior ourselves, Brian...More

3  Thank Mosy71
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Response from Kev H | Reviewed this property |
I believe the price is based on the number in the group - the larger the group, the less per person.
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Francis D
June 4, 2018|
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Did you email them directly and ask about the schedule? I found them to be very responsive to all my questions.
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Cynthia H
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Kev H | Reviewed this property |
we found Justin was very accommodating and worked to fit couples and solos with others - send him an email and ask
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