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Exploration of the history of Seoul

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Stop At: Seoul City Wall Museum, 283, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03098 South Korea

The museum exhibits a scale model of the fortress and shows how the fortress was built and maintained.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Naksan Park, 2-10, San, Dongsung-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea

Following the visit to the Seoul City Wall museum, travelers will walk along the fortress wall on Naksan to find the traces of old Seoul and admire the scenery of modern Seoul from the east end of old Seoul.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bugaksan Seoul Fortress, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea

Travelers will walk up to Sukjeongmun (North Gate) along the fortress wall on Bukasan and get to the Bugak pavilion by car to view the fortress wall standing on Bugaksan as well as the scenery of modern Seoul from the north end of old Seoul.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Inwangsan Mountain, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea

Travelers will move to an intermediate location of the fortress wall on Inwangsan by car to admire the scenery viewed from the west end of old Seoul.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sungnyemun Gate, 40, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul 04528 South Korea

Travelers will visit Sungnyeomun (South Gate), the No.1 national treasure of Korea, by way of the old site of the missing West Gate.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Namsan Park, 100-177 Hoehyeon-dong 1-ga, Jung-gu Yongsan-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul South Korea

Travelers will go up to the top of Namsan by car and walk along the fortress wall on Namsan for a while. At the top of Namsan, they will admire of the scenery of modern Seoul from the south end of old Seoul. There is a beacon fire station, an old communication facility, on Namsan, and you will learn how to utilize it to inform an invasion of foreign enemy.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dongdaemun History & Culture Park, 15 Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04515 South Korea

Travelers will visit Eagansoomun (Duet Water Gate) at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park ; There were two streams which ran out of the fortress wall but only one remains now, called Cheonggyecheon. The other vanished without any trace. Eegansoomun was built to let the vanished stream flow out of the fortress wall, and Cheonggyecheon ran out of the fortress wall through Ogansoomun (Quintet Water Gate) which was demolished at the end of Joseon Dynasty.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Any places travelers want
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Namsan Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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