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Address: Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

The American base at the demilitarized zone.

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Full-Day Tour of the Korean JSA
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Full-Day Paju DMZ and JSA Tour from Seoul
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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom Tour from Seoul

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Interesting Briefing

We enjoyed the briefing from the Soldiers at Camp Boniface. We visited there as part of the Discover Seoul package. If you benefited from this review, please click helpful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 17, 2016
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say much about this place. You're not allowed to take photos and are basically waiting for the military police to come on the bus and escort you to a loading area where another military bus will take you to the JSA. On the way out of the JSA you stop back at the camp for the souvenier shop.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

We enjoyed the briefing from the Soldiers at Camp Boniface. We visited there as part of the Discover Seoul package. If you benefited from this review, please click helpful.

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White Plains, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

Wife had to go to Seoul for business and I went along because - A, I love Korean food and B I had ALWAYS wanted to see the DMZ. Little did I know that tours that include the JSA (Joint Security Area), which is what you really want to see, book up way in advance. I managed to get on... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Joined the koridoor tour to DMZ and it took us 45 minutes into the camp bonifas where you will be sat inside an auditorium and the U.S. soldier will explain to you about what happened and the dos and don't's during the visit. There's a souvenir store to the left of the hall where you can get North Korean bank... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

DMZ tour starts around 7:30 AM sharp, and takes about 45 mins to reach Camp Bonifas, which the entrance to the DMZ area operated jointly by the UN, US and Korean forces. Along the way an English-speaking guide briefs you on the history of Korean War, why the peninsula got divided and what the DMZ is all about. At Camp... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

This is the best part of my DMZ tour. Here you feel like you are back home visiting one of the army camps friends. Soldiers here are American; they carry out their military responsibilities just like they do on the US/other foreign soil. The difference is they are here working around the clock at the world most heavily guarded frontier... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Named after the soldier whom was killed after cutting a poplar tree its sad how he and his team were brutally murdered by the North Koreans. In the camp you can hear frequent gunshots of south korean training units. You can also see the barracks where soldiers train and sleep.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

You need your passport and official clearance ahead of time to enter this "Camp" or rather a military base protecting DMZ. Your bus will be assigned to a military guide and you have to follow all the rules and instructions. There is an auditorium where you will receive your briefing. After the visit there will be time for shopping. The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015

When you book a joint DMZ/JSA tour this is the place where you'll begin your JSA tour. Your bus has a set time to arrive-no earlier, no later or your tour will be canceled, so make sure your tour bus is on schedule! Our bus was boarded by a US Army PFC who verified our passports and made sure we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

Just before the JSA and well into the DMZ this is an opportunity to see how soldiers live and serve to safeguard freedom from a tyrannical, maniacal Communist dictatorship.

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