Discover Korea's past on a visit to the Gyeongbokgung Palace and the traditional Namsan Hanok village. Get a close-up look at the Korean lifestyle from ancient times to today at the folk museum, and enjoy a shopping trip to the famed Namdaemun market.
What to Expect
Explore Seoul's past and present, get to know the Korean capital, and have a close-up look at the lifestyle of the local people on a full-day tour.
Meet your guide in the lobby of the Lotte Hotel and head out to see Gyeongbokgung Palace, the Korean Folklore Museum, Jogyesa temple, and Namsan Hanok village – and shop at Namdaemun Market.
The Blue House is the office and residence of the South Korean president. Originally, this was the site of a royal villa in what was then Namgyeong, or the southern capital. It was built by King Sukjong of the Goryeo Kingdom in 1104, the 9th year of his reign.
Jogyesa temple is the center of Zen Buddhism in Korea, and is known for its urban location, as most of other temples are found in the mountains.
Namdaemun market is one of Korea’s historic institutions. It is has been operating since the 1400s, and is well known for its incredibly diverse selection of goods. You’ll find fashion apparel, cosmetics, kitchenware, crockery, home appliances, agricultural and marine produce, imported goods, and much more! Experience the busy and dynamic atmosphere of Seoul at this market that attracts more than 400,000 shoppers every day.
Namsangol Hanok Village is composed of three parts; a traditional Korean garden, Time capsule Plaza and the village itself. Visitors can also try various traditional Korean games and see the re-enactment of a traditional korean wedding ceremony.
With a commanding view of Seoul N tower is equipped with an observatory and revolving restaurant for a full view of downtown Seoul. It has been renovated with state-of the-art LED lighting technology and has become a symbolic landmark of Seoul
- English-speaking guide
- All transportation
- Entrance tickets
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Tips for driver and guide (USD 5/person per day)
Lobby of the Lotte Hotel Myeongdong
Know Before You Go
• 72 hours or more before the tour – 50 percent refund
• 24 hours or less before the tour time – no refund