Seoul City Half Day Walking Tour (Insadong, Tongin Market, National History Museum) By KTOURSTORY

Seoul City Half Day Walking Tour (Insadong, Tongin Market, National History Museum)

₩ 50,000 ₩ 45,000
Seoul City Half-Day Walking Tour Voucher Select ₩ 45,000 ₩ 50,000

Seoul City Half-Day Walking Tour Voucher

  • Admission into Insadong, Tongin Market, and National Museum of Korean Contemporary History (Entrance)
  • Yeopjeon (worth ₩ 5,000) for use at Tongin Market
  • English speaking staff
  • Other personal expenses
  • Traveler's insurance

Details

 

You can only use the Yeopjeon at Tongin Market to buy food, groceries etc.

Must book at least 2 days in advance

Why This Offer

  • You will experience Seoul by taking a walk and visiting historical sites, cultural attractions and hotspots of the city
  • Experience ancient Korea through its historical sites such as the National Museum of Contemporary History and palace from the Joseon era
  • Experience Korean Culture by walking through the Cultural Heart of Seoul, Insadong
  • Walk along Tongin Market, enjoy the food and Korea's traditional ambience

What to Expect

Take this tour if you are up for an adventure in Seoul, experiencing a multitude of activities ranging from a palace visit, and cultural activities to a traditional market tour and a view of Korean history. This half-day tour in Seoul will allow you to experience the city as you've never done before, featuring Changdeokgung Palace, the famous cultural street Insadong, Tongin Market with delicious street food, and the National Museum of Korean History.

 

Line 3: Anguk Station Exit 3 By 9:00 am
Seoul-si > Jongno-gu Anguk-dong, Seoul, South Korea Anguk Station

 

1. Take the Seoul Subway Line 3 to Anguk Station and go out Exit 3. 
2. Once you leave Exit 3, please look for KTOURSTORY staff with similar name tags or bannersThey will be waiting outside the exit.

Make sure to arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the reserved time.

 

2
Leave for Insa-dong
11:00 am
Along the main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side, you will be able to find numerous galleries, traditional restaurants, teahouses, and cafes with variant menus.

Considered as a cultural space, this main street is blocked off from traffic. So you can peacefully enjoy your cup of tea or coffee and take a walk around the neighborhood for some window shopping!
There are also a lot of souvenir stores where you can buy Korean traditional clothes, paintings and wooden sculptures, such as masks or house decorations.

 

4
Leave for Tongin Market
12:00 pm
5
Arrive at Tongin Market
12:30 pm Tongin Market

 

Tongin market was set up as a public market in June 1941 for Japanese residents near the Hyoja-dong neighborhood when Korea was still under Japanese rule.

Now, this market is considered as one of the must visit sites in Seoul. There are 75 stores along the main street, mostly being restaurants and grocery stores.

 

What differentiates this market from other markets in Seoul is that food here is packaged into lunch boxes.

Food may be purchased by using "yeopjeon" or Korean traditional money. Each participant will be given 5,000 KRW in yeopjeon during this trip.


* The operating hours for the yeopjeon packaged lunch box is as follows: You can use your yeopjeon only during the following times

  • Weekdays: 11 am ~ 3 pm
  • Weekends/Holidays: 11 am ~ 4 pm
     
6
Leave for the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History
1:40 pm
7
Arrive at the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History
2:00 pm National Museum of Korean Contemporary History

 

The National Museum of Korean Contemporary History was opened on December 26, 2012. It was established to showcase Korea's long and arduous process of becoming a nation through historical exhibitions, education, research and development and collection of materials.

There is also a cafeteria and museum shop where you can rest and buy some beautiful souvenirs, such as postcards, accessories, and figurines.
Currently, the Museum is displaying a special exhibition titled "Independence, when that day comes" from Feb 22th ~ Sep 15th, 2019.

It is to honor the independence movement of Korean figures during the Japanese imperial colonialization.

 

Guests can go to Deoksugung Palace on their own or explore a location of their choosing. 

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Important Information

Booking Process

  • Complete the payment and you will receive an instant confirmation email and receipt.
  • The voucher will be delivered to you once the reservation is confirmed. 
  • If you haven't received your confirmation email/receipt, please check your spam folder, or check your "My Page" in the WorknPlay homepage.

How To Use

  • Please find the KTOURSTORY meeting point banner and show your voucher to the tour staff. 
  • Please arrive at least 10 mins before the scheduled departure time.
  • Voucher Validity: Only on the chosen date and time.
  • Your passport or ID will be needed to confirm your identity.

Additional Information

  • Adult and child prices are the same.
  • Children under the age of 3 can participate for free provided they do not occupy an additional bus seat. Guardian must present valid ID or documentation with proof of age. 
  • Tour itinerary is subject to change due to unavoidable circumstances.
    • Some attractions are subject to individual opening hours.
  • No pets allowed in the tour. 
  • Follow the staff's instructions and meet back at the designated time. The tour leaves strictly on time and will not wait for late-comers.

Cancelation Policy

  • 100% refund: For cancelations made at least 24 hours before the reserved tour time (Based on local time).
  • No refund: For cancelations made less than 24 hours before the reserved tour time (Based on local time). 
  • No refund for no-shows or latecomers.
  • Tour operates per normal even if it rains or snows. 
  • Free date change or cancellation permitted only in case of government-issued warning for natural disaster. 

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