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The American base at the demilitarized zone.
Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

This is the main place on interest for most people wanting to take a DMZ tour - the opportunity to experience first hand the tension between the two Korean forces. It is bizarre and exhillarating at the same time. On arrival you met your serving...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Dirk_Schmoker
Reviewed July 16, 2018 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!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WilliamWillieWilson
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chitownsam
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank wenlong3788
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lasvegasfreeway
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank CoisDeZweed
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank loum749
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank David H
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mdecker17
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