Bukchon Hanok Village

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  • Morning 3-Hour Intro to Seoul Tour (Palace, Temple & More)

    1. Morning 3-Hour Intro to Seoul Tour (Palace, Temple & More)

    Begin your tour from the hotel in Seoul between 8:00AM and 9:20AM. Stop first at the Jogyesa buddhist temple. Notice the locust trees and baeksong trees in front of the Daeungjeon, a truly beautiful sight. Gaze in wonder at the Daeungjeon and the main temple building which are about 500 years old. Continue on to the Gyeongbok palace where you'll first observe the changing of the guard ceremony. Then, explore Gyeongbok Palace, built in 1395 and is arguably the most beautiful palace in Korea and remains the grandest of all the five main palaces in Seoul. Next visit Cheongwadae, the presidential blue house, known for its beautiful, blue tiles. These tiles and the smooth roof are in beautiful harmony with Mount Bugaksan behind it. Discover how the blue house with its blue tiles and the smooth curve of the roof represents the beauty of Korea. Here you'll have the chance to visit Cheongwadae...

    We enjoyed the tour. It was interesting to hear more about the history. Sophie is a very nice excellent guide who made our morning very pleasant.

  • Seoul: Morning or Sunset City Highlights Bike Tour

    2. Seoul: Morning or Sunset City Highlights Bike Tour

    See all of the top spots in Seoul on a 3.5-hour bike tour. Visit attractions such as the Cheonggyecheon River, the majestic Gyungbok Palaces’ grand entrance Gwanghwamun and Gwanghwamun Square, and the Presidential Blue House. Later, admire the traditional architecture of the Bukchon Village area and the tranquil Jogeysa Temple. Alternatively, extend your tour to a 6-hour option and rocket over to the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, the modern and artistic side of the city. Ride to the Gwanjang Market for some local street food and pop into a secret cafe for a short break. If you'd rather avoid the sun, book a 5-hour twilight tour and visit the Old Town and learn about the best local hangouts and beer spots from your guide. Local snacks are included for you to try.

  • Seoul: Zombie & Royal Dynasty Game Quest & Self-Guide Tour

    3. Seoul: Zombie & Royal Dynasty Game Quest & Self-Guide Tour

    Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Hanyang, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Seoul while playing a zombie-themed mobile quest with your friends and family. Solve clues, see beautiful palaces, and learn about the city’s fascinating royal dynasty history. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Avoid the zombies and follow clues as you walk past popular city sites displaying a mix of ancient and modern in the heart of Seoul. Unlock secrets about the places you visit as you solve puzzles and guess the answers. Explore the Bukchon Hanok Village and admire traditional Korean architecture. Learn about how Joseon opened up to the outside world and began to modernize. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, th...

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What people are saying about Bukchon Hanok Village

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 207 reviews

It was a well timed punctual tour. Enough time at every place. The local tour guide, Grace, has clear spoken English and knows a lot about the history. The taxi driver was also very welcoming, and was downstairs in my hotel ready to open the hotel door for me at pickup time.

We enjoyed the tour. It was interesting to hear more about the history. Sophie is a very nice excellent guide who made our morning very pleasant.

It was excellent! Lily our guide was very good bl knows a lot of things. As an Korean fan I am tell she knew what she always talking about

Super informative tour around Seoul. The world's best guide, Sophie!

A really good tour with a friendly and knowledgeable guide.