Small-Group Seoul Morning Royal Palaces Tour
On this tour, you will visit the Buddhist temple in the city, the Presidential Blue House Square and Gyeongbokgung Palace for 3.5 hours with a small group. First, you will visit Jogyesa temple that represents Buddhism in Seoul and pass by the Cheongwadae, the Presidential Blue House, that symbol of with blue tiles and move on to Gwanghwamun Gate to see the royal guard changing ceremony. After the ceremony, you will explore Gyeongbokgung Palace that is also referred to as the northern palace. Also you will visit a museum called the National Folk Museum, where you can see how Koreans from a few centuries ago lived.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Jogyesa Temple, 45 Gyeonji-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-170 South Korea
Jogyesa 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.
The first things you will notice at the temple are the lovely trees. These locust trees and baeksong trees in front of the Daeungjeon, the main temple building, are about 500 years old.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Gyeongbokgung Palace, 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
After visiting Jogyesa temple, you will pass the presidential blue house is known by the symbolic blue tiles. The building shows the true beauty of Korea with Mt Bukak peeking behind it.
Then, you will move onto the next place called Gwanghwamun to watch the royal guard changing ceremony. It is a ceremony to announce changing of the royal guards, as well as to clarify the guards' identities.
Then, you will head toward Gyeongbokgung where was a main palace and the most beautiful palace during the Joseon dynasty.
- On Tuesdays, the Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folklore museum are closed, and you will go to Deoksugung Palace and The Presidential Blue House Museum instead.
Duration: 2 hoursPass By:
The Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae), 1 Cheongwadae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-820 South Korea
Cheong Wa Dae is the Presidential House of Korea where has the Presidential office and residence. We called it Blue House as the roof is covered blue tiles.
We can't visit inside but will pass through the front road.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not recommended for participants with back problems or heart complaints or other serious medical conditions"
"Please note: On Mondays, Changdeokgung Palace is closed, and you will go to Bukchon traditional Hanok Village instead. On Tuesdays, the Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folklore museum are closed, and you will go to Deoksugung Palace and The Presidential Blue House Museum instead."
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo:
55 Ujeongguk-ro, Susong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up is provided at most hotels in Central Seoul or subway stations.
Please provide us with the name & full address of your accommodation in Seoul. Then we inform you where & when you can meet us.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.