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We've shown Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern the best food in Seoul. Let us show you! ZenKimchi offers off-the-beaten-path Korean food tours for hardcore foodies. We have consulted and given tours to major TV shows, journalists, and corporations...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the best things I did while I was in Seoul. My tour guide was Shawn, and the tour was a perfect blending of ghost stories, history, murder stories, and Korean culture, folklore and urban legends. To me, the non-supernatural stories were...More

Thank Rory D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This tour is really unique, something un usual, lovely and sooo interesting with Shawn “ the amazing tour guide “. I can go again on this tour and i highly recommend it to any one coming to seoul.. it has mix of korean history l,...More

Thank waad A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first tour and definitely won’t be the last. It was very interesting walking tour where you get to know dark side of Seoul besides you would discover new places to visit as well. The tour guide has very nice way of telling...More

1  Thank Ruqaya A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only had two days in Seoul and I decided to do this tour with my daughter. Joe is a funny and great guide and tells the stories in a way that draws you in and keeps you interested. I couldn't wait to get to...More

Thank rem96701
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Station location easy to find. Now I went out in the rain having walked all day exploring Seoul forrest and then came right to this with blisters on my feet and still had a good time. Joe is very funny and tells interesting ghost stories...More

Thank Vishnu B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did The Ultimate Korean BBQ Night Out. Great experience, Joe takes you to places you don't find yourself. Perfect host, fantastic food and drinks, highly recommended!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this tour of Seoul with Shawn, who was a great guide and has a vast knowledge of Korean history including things you won’t hear on the official tours. On the night I went we did not follow the advertised itinerary but what...More

2  Thank KylieWSfrommelbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had an eye opening experience during this tour which incorporated historical, social, and folkloric aspects of Korea. Even though I had lived in Korea for many years, I had no idea of some of the chilling details that were revealed during...More

2  Thank Hanna H
Reviewed June 13, 2018

I signed up for this hike following a great experience on the Dark Side of Seoul tour with the same guide, Shawn. I signed up without really knowing much about the hike, just that we would visit some ancient shaman sites that were mentioned during...More

2  Thank Kylee W
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

A walking through Seoul, learning about Korea history, war and creepy facts / ghost and local believe. Shawn was an amazing guide, very talkative and persuasive. I didn't sleep that night... Because of one story in particular... Up to you now

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