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Gunnae-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I’ve already written a review under Camp Boniface so thought I’d highlight a few things I would have found useful before I went; 1. You will only see Panmunjom if you book a joint JSA/DMZ tour. Some people on our coach seemed to think it...More

1  Thank Dirk_Schmoker
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

You're only able to visit this area with specific tour groups in Seoul and it's a unique experience being at a place that is both well known and dangerous at the same time. There were no North Korean guards when we visited and we have...More

2  Thank dori_lukey
Reviewed July 17, 2018

If you've done your research, then hopefully you've found one of the few tour groups that will actually take you all the way to the buildings of Panmunjom, while the other tours have concluded miles away. And by the time your bus has reached the...More

2  Thank WilliamWillieWilson
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This review is not of the tour, but of the travel agency. I booked the tour three months in advance. Shortly before my trip I found out that a friend would be in Korea at the same time so I called Cosmojin to ask about...More

1  Thank nakas
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Unique experience. We visited the DMZ and JSA. There are only 5 tour companies which go there.We weren’t able to exit the bus at the border but had to be content with taking pictures from the bus. We did not see any North Korean soldiers....More

2  Thank chitownsam
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Visiting the Demilitarized Zone (aka DMZ) between North and South Korea was quite a bizarre experience. Yet it was one of those bizarre experiences that I would certainly recommend to anyone traveling to Seoul and at all interested in local affairs. At the time of...More

2  Thank zararock
Reviewed November 8, 2017

One of the highlights of our trip was going to JSA of Panmunjom, the border between North and South Korea and the very place where peace negotiation takes place. There are very strict rules in going in here, from the clothes one wears, to the...More

1  Thank wenlong3788
Reviewed September 30, 2017

We booked our combined DMZ-JSA tour with Viator, no problems, well organised, on time, with a well spoken English language guide. The JSA tour part was after lunch (unfortunately the lunch was awful, everything else was fine). The JSA tour started at Camp Bonifas (security...More

1  Thank sarrang
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Visiting Panmunjom (판문점) was one of the main highlights of my trip to Seoul. I highly recommend it to anyone who comes as it is a great way to learn the history of the Korean peninsula and better understand what the situation is like at...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

I did the combined DMZ and JSA tour. The DMZ part was done in the morning and the JSA in the afternoon. I was a bit disappointed with the DMZ part. The activities were not very interesting and you are just missing the real thing...More

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Response from Oapsful | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes because 3rd tunnel is part of the DMZ tour. So normally DMZ tour will be in the morning (including 3rd tunnel therefore) and JSA in the afternoon. Enjoy your trip ;)
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Hi, We booked our tour through the US base which was very well organized. Although there was a two week waiting list! The tunnel is included but optional. In fact, the guide recommended reminded us that we were free to opt... More
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