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Address: Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Phone Number: 02-755-0073
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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom Tour from Seoul

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This must be a one of its kind tourist destination if you can call it that. It is the place where the armstice agreement was signed in 1953. It is a 800 square metre area... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be a one of its kind tourist destination if you can call it that. It is the place where the armstice agreement was signed in 1953. It is a 800 square metre area, officially called the Joint Security Area (JSA). Neither North nor South Korea have jurisdiction over this area. After 1976, security guards cannot walk over the... More 

Thank shri5
Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Camp Bonifas and the Joint Security Area (JSA) is very exciting, you can actually feel the tension when you enter the small blue baracks in which South and North Koreans meet each other. A must see thing when visiting Korea as it is a reminder of the past that still continues.

Thank WIlcoS64
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here on a full day tour with the tour agency Korridor, which included the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, observatory, Dorasan Station and the JSA. This is one of the attractions that I would consider a 'must visit' in South Korea. It really changes your world view and the idea of peace which we take for granted. The tour here... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

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.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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