Learn about Seoul’s royal and religious history as you sightsee with a knowledgeable local guide. Travel by coach to several stunning landmarks in the capital, including Jogyesa Temple and the pavilions of Gyeongbokgung Palace. During your 3.5-hour morning tour, gape at the awe-inspiring architecture of the Joseon Dynasty, see a Changing of the Guard ceremony and learn about Korean cultural traditions at Cheongwadae Sarangchae. Hotel pickup is included, with drop-off at City Hall or Itaewon, leaving you a free afternoon to explore more on your own.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Gyeongbokgung Palace, SeoulGyeongbok Palace is arguably the most beautiful and remains the grandest of all the five palaces.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jogyesa Temple, SeoulJogyesa Buddhist Temple is the center of Zen Buddhism in Korea, and is famous for being located in the city. From the busy streets of Jongno, follow the road towards Anguk Subway Station, and you will see Jogyesa Temple. Duration: 20 minutesPass By: The Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae), SeoulThe symbol of Cheongwadae (known to westerners as the Blue House or the presidential residence), is the blue tiles.The blue tiles and the smooth roof are in beautiful harmony with Mt. Bugaksan behind it. Stop At: Cheongwadae Sarangchae, SeoulCheongwadae Sarangchae is a history center that gives visitors a chance to follow in the footsteps of presidents of Korea and gain insight into the history of Seoul. It encompasses the past, present and even the future of Seoul as well as the entire nation.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Cheongha Plus, SeoulShopping Center Duration: 40 minutes