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Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace History Walk

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Activity provider: Korea Guide Tour

Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace History Walk

Activity provider: Korea Guide Tour

From US$ 25.69 per person

Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, the first royal palace of the Joseon Dynasty, and Feel the antique. Pick up insights into the history of the dynasty's largest palace from your professional, local guide.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Take a historic tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, the most iconic building in Seoul City
  • Discover the largest elevated pavilion with a man-made lake and the history behind it
  • Tap into your English-speaking guide's in depth knowledge of Korean history
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Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, established in 1395 as the main palace in the Joseon Dynasty. Meet your guide at Gyeongbokgung station and head to Gyeongbukgung Palace's main gate. Tap into your English-speaking guide's in depth knowledge of Korean history. Take some time to look around the palace and admire the architecture. Learn about the history and hidden stories of the largest palace of the Joseon Dynasty. Take photos of the locations where kings and queens once stood. Discover the influence the dynasty had on Korean society during its five centuries in power. End the tour at Gyeonghoiru pavilion, the event hall of the palace. Enjoy some time to explore the palace at your own pace after the tour.
  • Professional tour guide
  • Audio receiver to hear the tour guide clearly
  • Entrance ticket
  • Headset or earphones
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Outside of Gyeongbokgung Station exit 5

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  • Comfortable shoes
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4.6 /5

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Hatten eine sehr nette und bemühte Englisch sprechende Guide. Ein paar Mal war sie gerade zu Beginn sehr auf ihr Tablet angewiesen, um Informationen abzurufen, manchmal fehlten ihr auch die Vokabeln, so dass Stories nicht richtig zu Ende erzählt werden kommen (die Pointen fehlten), aber ohne Guide hätten wir die interessanten Details nicht erfahren können, denn als Selbstgänger erfasst man die Hintergründe null, man kann nur in die Gebäude gucken und alles andere ist dann der Fantasie überlassen… Lohnt sich also, einem Guide in einer Kleingruppe zu folgen.

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September 25, 2022


The guide provided interesting information about the architecture and the design of the palace.

September 4, 2022

I had the best time taking walks around the palace with Sujin ssi! She was very sweet anf very knowledgeable!

August 22, 2022

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