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CHEONGGYECHEON STREAM
CHEONGGYECHEON STREAM
Special City Night Tour
Half-Day Guided Walking Tour of Korean Life
Half-Day Guided Walking Tour of Korean Life

$42.48

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The tour invites you on a half-day historical and cultural journey under the guidance of a friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. As you walk through the urban landscapes of Seoul, you'll be immersed in fascinating narratives about Korea's history, politics, culture, and societal shifts. Throughout this immersive experience, you'll gain a deep understanding of Korea's past and present, making this more than just a sightseeing tour, it's a walk through time. From Ancient Palaces to Urban Renewal Your first stop, Deoksugung Palace, is a unique blend of traditional Korean and Western-style architecture, a testament to Korea's modernization efforts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Next, step into the Donuimun Museum Village, a living museum that organizes cultural events and showcases traditional Korean houses. Here's a nugget of interest - the village also hosts pottery classes and traditional tea ceremonies! Journey on to Gyeonghuigung Palace, the ‘Palace of Serenity’, and learn about its role as a secondary palace during the Joseon Dynasty. As you reach Gwanghwamun Square, note the buried time capsule, a silent promise to future generations. The tour concludes at Cheonggyecheon Stream, an urban renewal project that metamorphosed from a forgotten waterway to a tranquil oasis in the heart of Seoul. The stream is adorned with numerous bridges and art pieces, transforming your walk into an artistic exploration. Itinerary Deoksugung Palace Jeongdong-gil Gyeonggyojang Donuimun Museum Village Gyonghuigung Palace Cheongggye-cheon Stream
Street Food Walking Tour through Seoul with Free Samples
4-Hour Private Walking Guided Tour of Seoul
4-Hour Private Walking Guided Tour of Seoul

$168.32

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Embark on a 4-hour immersive trip through Seoul’s fascinating history and vibrant culture with an itinerary to suit your needs. In order for you to plan your day well, here is an itinerary that you may follow. Begin your journey at the illustrious Gyeongbokgung Palace, your knowledgeable English-speaking guide will share captivating tales of its origin in the Joseon dynasty. Built in 1395, this grandeur is a testament to Korea's rich history and a glimpse of its architectural prowess. From there, you'll stroll to the Cheonggyecheon Stream. Once a neglected waterway hidden by an overpass, it’s now a tranquil urban oasis, whispering stories of its dramatic transformation. Your journey continues to Insadong, a unique district where even street signs uphold the tradition, written first in Hangeul, Korea’s native script, then in English. Here, traditional tea houses, art shops, and hanbok rentals offer you an authentic slice of Korean life. Stepping into History at Bukchon Hanok Village Finally, prepare to be charmed by Bukchon Hanok Village, a picturesque residential area home to around 900 Hanoks, traditional Korean houses. Walking through its streets feels like stepping back in time. As you walk, the guide, your Korean Buddy, will share insider tips, and recommend local delicacies to indulge in. This experience commingles the joy of exploration with the thrill of discovery, promising a tour that’s more than just sightseeing, it’s a memory in the making.
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