Morning city and Korean folk village tour
Attractions & guided tours

Morning city and Korean folk village tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the culture and history of Korea at Jogyesa Temple and Korean folk village
  • Learn more at National Folk Museum there while at Jogyesa temple
  • Enjoy a nice Korean lunch
What to expect

Explore the Korean traditional culture and ancestor's lifestyle on this full-day tour. Your first stop is Jogyesa Temple, the representative temple of Korean Buddhism. Marvel at its calming atmosphere and intricate architectural design. After passing by the presidential residence Blue House, continue on to the majestic 14th-century Gyeongbokgung Palace which was once the main royal residence of the Joseon Dynasty and is famed for its exquisite beauty and grand sculptures. You can spend hours here and take pictures all day especially if you are a fan of art and history. You can also go to the National Folk Museum there, where you can browse the unique cultural and historical traits of Korea and the lifestyle of ancient Koreans.

After a long exploration around the palace and museum, you will go for a lunch break to ensure you have your energy back before going to your next destination. Take the opportunity to explore the restored Korean folk village for a glimpse of local life centuries ago. Stroll through an open-air museum which introduces traditional culture and lifestyle during the Joseon Period, you can explore the various places with unique features such as a farming village, private house, official districts, Confucian academy, Seodang (village school), and a village street in realistic descriptions, as well as, a nobleman’s house and traditional workshop.

Read more
COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • English speaking guide
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off from hotels in Seoul
    • Entrance fees to all sites
    • Lunch
    What's not included
    • Optional gratuities
    • Drinks
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 2-9)
    • Infants (age 0-1): free admission
    Where

    Pick up from your hotel in the Seoul city area

    Meeting point:

    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
    • Please re-confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner at least 48 hours before departure. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
    • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time
    • Deoksugung Palace will be visited on Tuesdays instead of Gyeongbokgung Palace
    • National Palace Museum of Korea or History Museum of Seoul will be visited on Tuesdays instead of the National Folk Museum
    Read more
    When
    • Daily at 9.00am
    Read more
    Provider
    Holiday Planners
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 6 days before the experience begins. If you cancel up to 5 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

    You might also like

    Seoul city game inside the National Museum of Korea
    Activities

    Seoul city game inside the National Museum of Korea

    Go on a fun Seoul walking tour where you will follow clues to discover the hidden stories inside the National Museum of Korea using your smartphone.

    free cancellation
    Duration up to 1 hour
    Available in:

    en 

    Best of Seoul tour
    Must see
    Attractions & guided tours

    Best of Seoul tour

    Visit Gyeongbokung Palace, the most popular royal palace, and see Jogyesa Temple, which represents Korean Buddhism, and learn about the history of Korea at National Folk Museum.

    free cancellation
    Duration up to 3 hours 30 minutes
    Available in:

    en 

    Seoul walking tour
    Activities

    Seoul walking tour

    In this tour walking tour, you will visit the National Museum of Korea, Seoul City Wall, Dongdaemun Gate, Dongdaemun Design Plaza for a half-day in Seoul.

    free cancellation
    Duration up to 3 hours 30 minutes
    Available in:

    en 

    Changdeokgung Palace UNESCO World Heritage tour
    Excursions & day trips

    Changdeokgung Palace UNESCO World Heritage tour

    Half-day tour in Seoul as you visit Changdeokgung Palace and Secret Garden which are UNESCO World Heritage Site and also Insadong Alley.

    free cancellation
    Duration up to 4 hours 30 minutes
    Available in:

    en 

    Dinner and traditional show at Korea house
    Tickets and events

    Dinner and traditional show at Korea house

    Visit a traditional Korea house to learn about Korean traditional architecture and its authentic atmosphere as you taste various kinds of Korean cuisine and also see various performances.

    free cancellation
    Duration up to 3 hours 30 minutes
    Available in:

    en 

    Seoul night shopping tour with dinner
    Activities

    Seoul night shopping tour with dinner

    Half-day night tour to try out Chimaek (fried chicken and beer), go to Hongdae shopping district, Yonnamdong Park perfect for youngsters wanting to explore Seoul.

    free cancellation
    Duration up to 3 hours
    Available in:

    en