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The American base at the demilitarized zone.
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Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An absolute must do if you’re in Seoul. Make sure you book the JSA and DMZ tour otherwise, if you book the latter, you’ll be going back to Seoul at lunchtime and missing out on the most amazing experience. A guide on a bike tour...More

Thank Dirk_Schmoker
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At Camp Bonifas, you’re getting incredibly close to North Korea. But this is only the appetizer to the main course. It is certainly of interest to see where the soldiers are stationed, but pushing deeper to Panmunjom gets much more intense!

Thank WilliamWillieWilson
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Named for one of the two soldiers killed in the axe murder relating to the poplar tree trimming. This is covered in the short film in the JSA building

Thank chitownsam
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

It was a surreal experience stepping into this place as this is the middle ground of the ongoing war between North and South Korea. Although this is called demilitarized zone, this is one of the most militarized area in the world. Camp Bonifas includes these...More

Thank wenlong3788
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

This is the sole reason why I booked the DMZ/JSA tour. It is all about coming to this location, and stepping inside the "blue building", so you can step into North Korea. This is no joke, you have to sigh a waiver form, you MUST...More

Thank lasvegasfreeway
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

This is the place where the South Korean/UN forces and the North Koreans are only a couple of meters apart from each other. This site has a great historic and current value. It really is impressive. Join a JSA tour to see it.

Thank François V
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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

We joined the trip that was organized by USO-Seoul which we can recommend. The trip takes you around Camp Bonifas to view the North from a distance. Further the trip takes you to the tunnel and the railway station. For the tunnel you must be...More

Thank Lou M
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

A very Good briefing given by US Infantry Troops here and we were escorted by both US and South Korean military. All part of the official JSA Tour

Thank David H
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

In order to come to this area you need to be on a tour. I was pleased to come here as this was the highlight of the tour to see the UN nations coming together to protect South Korea and to provide tours to visitors.

Thank Mdecker17
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Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Part of the DMZ tour. Amazing view. You can see NorthKoreans guards from "the other side" you can feel the tension with the guards

Thank Samuel D
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