Feel the essence of the rich history and culture of Seoul by visiting Changdeokgung Palace (Monday: Gyeongbokgung), N Seoul Tower and Namdaemun Market during this half-day tour.
What to Expect
Your tour begins at Changdeokgung Palace built in 1405 during the early Joseon Dynasty as the main residence for members of the royal family. Changdeokgung was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in Feburary 1997.
Then, you will visit Seoul’s landmark N Seoul Tower equipped with observatories and a revolving restaurant for a full 360° view. There is also a personal media play zone where you can check out the latest movie trailers and music videos, pavilion exhibition halls where various cultural events are held and a roof terrace where you can enjoy a scenic view of Seoul.
You will also be given a brief stop at an Amethyst shopping center before you head to Namdaemun Market. It is located just a few minutes from Seoul’s ancient Namdaemun Gate (Sungnyemun or South Gate), an open-air market of the same name. It is close to the downtown area and deluxe hotels, and it boasts the best selection of merchandise in the nation. The market’s history traces back to the Joseon Dynasty and since then has become the main place to exchange daily products between urban and rural areas of Korea.
As the tour ends, you will be dropped off either at City hall or Seoul Station.
Hotel → Changdeokgung Palace (※Gyeongbokgung Palace & National Folk Museum on Monday) → N Seoul Tower → Amethyst Factory → Namdaemun Market → Drop-off at City Hall Subway Station or Seoul Station (* Lotte Mart - the best large discount store)
- Admission ticket
- Professional guide
- Hotel pick-up
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
What's Not Included
- Meals and drinks
- Hotel drop-off
Know Before You Go
• Minimum of 2 persons. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended