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Address: Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Ultimate DMZ and JSA: Private Tour including North Korea Spy Commando Invasion...
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Joint Security Area (JSA) Tour: Get Close to the North Korean Border
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Full-Day Tour of the Korean JSA

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My boyfriend has been dying to go on a JSA tour and I booked it well in advance to make sure it doesn't get sold out. I myself was surprised at how much I enjoyed as I didn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My boyfriend has been dying to go on a JSA tour and I booked it well in advance to make sure it doesn't get sold out. I myself was surprised at how much I enjoyed as I didn't expect to like it as much as I did. If you are taking a trip to the DMZ JSA is a must.... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see for anyone wanting to know history or to have a sense of current events. I combined my tour to the DMZ with this because it was a full day tour, lunch in between. I suggest seeing both on the same day.

Thank LangdonTowne
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with the company TOURDMZ to the JSA only our. The tour was well organised with good guide. Don't go with great expectations since ther is not so much to see but nevertheless it is worthwhile (once!). A good Korean-style lunch was included.

Thank PeterMG99
St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very strange place like crossing over to another world. There is a museum here to see the history of the border and of course the sight of the famous Bridge Of No Return. i never went to the Northern side but then again when I was there in 1998 I was in the military.

Thank Sean O
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fascinating if grim experience, we booked the tour with the American Base in Seoul. Passing miles and miles of razor wire, troops and tank barriers, it was the opportunity to experience firsthand seeing South and North Korean (ROCK) soldiers staring each other down and hearing the stories from inside the “blue building” that really brought home the tensions between... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I was really lucky to have been to the Panmunjom area from both north and south on tours. To think how the events unfolded that led to the nation divided makes this place more historical.

Thank Jacqueline A
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I did the combined Panmunjom DMZ and JSA tour. We also saw the third tunnel; Imjingak peace bell and bridge of freedom; Dora observatory; dorasan train station and the JSA. We also had a North Korean defector with us and she was really interesting and answered lots of question. This company was excellent, organized, efficient and professional. Lunch was also... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

BOOKING: I booked with AllSeoulTours JSA/DMZ tour on a Thursday for the 87,000 KRN. If you book with other agencies you may pay over 125,000 KRN, which is crazy because most are run by Cosmojin and most end up using the same bus for the tour. TOUR: When we arrived to Camp Bonifas we were all briefed on a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We took the DMZ/JSA tour with Discover Seoul and were very pleased. You have to request this specific tour at least two weeks out or you won't get it. The views and the stories were amazing. If you benefited from this review, please click the "helpful" button.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

My kids were born in Canada and this was good tour for them. However, lunch provided during the tour was so terrible. I am Korean/Canadian and I was so embarrassed to other foreigners. You can't call that was lunch. And understanding both Korean and English...... Translation was somewhat 70% correct during the tour. Anyway, overall experience was good..... OH!!!! Bring... More 

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