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All in One (Full Day 1)

The perfect day in Seoul

09:00-17:30
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Tour issue

▶ Gyeongbok Palace will be replaced for Deoksu Palace on Tuesday
▶ Changdeok Palace will be replaced for Bukchon Hanok Village on Monday
▶ If the weather is -5℃ or raining, "The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony" will be canceled
▶ Please bring the Voucher we send you

Information

Have you heard about history of Korea?
Korea has thousand years of history and Korea is Nation State.

If you are international traveler, you might know Seoul is one of rare cities has hundreds years history footprints. You will see high-tech right next to thousand-year-old tradition. Palace is the one of popular historical places. Chosun Empire has ended in 1910 while Seoul has been the capital of Josun dynasty for the past 500 years. There are 5 important palaces you don’t want to miss and they are the most popular places for visitors.

What is first impression of the word "Palace"? Place for kings and noble families? It is true but only the part of it. You will see the area where kings and families lived with 2000 people ruled whole nation. There is only parts of palaces remain which makes many people find they are only for king and family. Palace was the place for discussion how to rule the country. The palace was like a huge company runs a big organization, nation where 2000 people are working together inside. Most people now understand the palace only for king and family after modern city development.


What you can expect

▶ Perfect day in Seoul
▶ Professional Guide


Highlights

▶ The main royal palace of Joseon dynasty, builted in 1395
▶ Amethyst & Ginseng Shopping
▶ Historical behind stories


Itinerary

Hotel(Seoul) → The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony → Gyeongbok Palace → The National Folk Museum → Pass By The Presidential Blue House → Driving through the famous Landmarks → Amethyst Center → Lunch → Changdeok Palace → Ginseng Center → Insadong → Namdaemun Market → Hotel(Seoul)
  1. info_photo_565_3.JPG Every hour on the hour from 10 am to 4pm, the chief gatekeeper changing ceremony has been continued, which happened during Joseon Dynasty symbolizing safety of the kings and security of the nation, and guiding of the prestige. Consistency expressionless face expression and sobriety mood of chief gatekeepers at the ceremony stimulates the foreign tourists’ interests.
  2. 경복궁2.jpg Kyeongbokgung Palace is one of the oldest of the five places in Seoul. It is such a great and magnificent building as a representative of Joseon Dynasty. It shows off the beauty of its construction.Through this, it can be a representative tourism spot for foreigners to understand the tradition and history of Korea.This tour course takes around one and a half hours; you will see remarkable pavilions like Kyunghoiru and Hyangwonjung, and beautiful/classy wooden and stone structures as Kyungcheonsaji 10-story tower, you also will see Kyotaejeon and Kangnyungjun places where you can experience the life of noble people with a guide.   The choicest tour place for foreign tourists. Gyungbok-gung Palace is the starting point of 500 years of history in Joseon Dynasty. You will defiantly enjoy the stroll around the place feeling the quiet and peaceful mood.It can be a representative tourism spot for foreigners to understand the tradition and history of Korea.If you want to know the history of Korea properly, you should visit this place.
  3. info_photo_535_2.jpg National Folk Museum of Korea has been researching daily life of Korea from the past to present and preserving and displaying folk culture of ancestors in Korea as a representative life history museum.This is one of the best location to explain Korean history and culture easily to foreigners.
  4. 청와대.jpg This tour is a driving tour course, which stops by Choonchugwan, the main building of the Blue House, and Youngbingwan. During this tour, information and explanations about each building and optimistic parts of current government will be provided by your guide.We recommend this informative opportunity to foreign tourists, which gives you an opportunity to look around the most famous house in Korea, the Blue House.
  5. 드라이빙 Seoul City Hall → Cheonggyecheon → Gwanghwamun Plaza → Insadong → Jogyesa Temple
  6. 자수정.jpg Before we finish this tour in Seoul, as the very last part of this tour, we will make a brief stop at a place where you can get the national stone of Korea. It is among the most famous local products produced from Korea. One of the attractions of this jewel is not only the color and the beauty but also the infrared from Amethyst will make you relax and your blood circulation better. It’s a purple color precious stone as well as birthstone of February. It’s made from granite and it takes millions of years to change from granite to this particular kind of stone. Can anybody take a guess what this is? This is amethyst. Back in Seoul, we will stop by an amethyst factory which owns an amethyst mine. There, you can get a decent quality Korean amethyst at factory price which is almost half of the regular price. It could be a very good surprising gift for your loved ones especially for female, like your wife, daughter, or mother, if you have any. We will stay there for about 20 minutes and we will visit the very last place of downtown in Seoul called Itaewon where all of you will be dropped off. 
  7. 창덕궁12.jpg Changdoekgook Palace is the only place that is designated as a World Heritage site within Korean palaces.Changdeokgoong palace receives a lot of praises for its beauty and is well remained as its original state.Especially the back garden, which occupies over half of the palace, shows the beauty of the Korean traditional garden the most well.This place is where the kings of Joseon Dynasty had relived their stressed and spirits from state affairs in the past.Let us become like a king of the past during the Joseon times and take a stroll and rest around the backyard of the Changdoekgook Palace.
  8. info_photo_730_3.JPG Ginseng is renowned for its effectiveness as a great healer for living ever so young.Especially if you eat ginseng when you lose your energy, it really helps to regain energy.Korea is acknowledged by the world because of the quality of ginseng as if it is the birthplace of ginseng.You can experience various kinds of ginseng products like gingersnap, extract, ginseng preserved in honey, and other great quality of products made in Korea.
  9. 인사동1.jpg When foreign celebrities visit Korea, they always stop by this area; the closest Korean styled avenue, this is Insa-dong. Not only hundreds of art galleries are there but, dozens of traditional handcraft shop, antique art markets, and traditional tea houses. Because of the development of modern civilizations, many foreign Coffee shops and restaurants have launched around the place, yet this area unconventionally use Korean on their gate signs.
  10. 남대문시장4.jpg The oldest traditional market Namdaemun market has been originated from 14th year of king Taejong (1414). Merchants were allowed to open shops around Namdaemun which now became modern market. As is its long history, the scale is huge. 17 acre large size of land where 54 acre size of shopping flats are located. Not by only just size of the market but you will be surprised by the variety of what you can buy. Except the construction materials and furnitures, you can literally find everything. Food, medicine, fashion items and so on. Although the each shop occupies tiny area, they have unique echo system to sustain their business model. They buy directly things from manufactures or someone nearby to minimize distribution cost. And you can find many shops are selling their own products which means merchants are the manufacturers.

Why Cosmojin

Welcome to CosmoJin. Thanks for your interest and support for our service.

Cosmojin travel has run Seoul daily city tour for more than 17 years. We developed the most attractive tour packages for travelers and will continue to create new programs to meet international traveler’s need.

Our mission is to make every step of your tour simple! Traveling should be all about playing and no hard work, don’t waste your time to find your way! Simply travel with CosmoJin, we will do the rest. With so many activities waiting to be discovered, our goal is to connect travelers with the experiences you want and need!

With the professionally trained guides from Cosmojin, offering the best of the best tour for you. The perfect tour will make your travel and memories of Seoul special.
Cosmojin is always after the professionalism.


Tour Included

▶ Professional guide
▶ Transportation
▶ Meal
▶ Tickets for the tour

Tour Excluded

▶ Personal expenses

Pick-up Service

▶ Hotel (In Seoul only)

Sending Service

▶ Hotel (In Seoul only)

Payment / Cancelation

▶ 1 Day before the tour date : NO cancellation fee
▶ After 18:00 : 70% of cancellation fee
▶ No show on tour date : 100% of cancellation fee


Note

▶ Please bring the Voucher we send you


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