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Address: Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri | Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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US$ 138.00*
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Private DMZ Tour: North Korean Spy Commando Invasion Route
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Ultimate DMZ and JSA: Private Tour including North Korea Spy Commando Invasion...
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Korean Demilitarized Zone and N Seoul Tower Private Tour

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Took a day trip with the family to DMZ and Joint Security Area with Korea Tourism Board (KTB). Was an informative trip but sort of propaganda-ish, as expected. The best is there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Took a day trip with the family to DMZ and Joint Security Area with Korea Tourism Board (KTB). Was an informative trip but sort of propaganda-ish, as expected. The best is there is no extra sidetrip to unwanted shopping factories.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The DMZ, along with the JSA is definitely one of the highlights of my trip in Korea. It is very enlightening, and teaches you not to take peace for granted. Be sure to visit the 3rd infiltration tunnel as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Visiting this place will make you apreciate and enjoy the peace around us.. not having conflicts and war... will learn to respect the south koreans for their live for peace... visiting the 3rd tunnel and the view deck where you can see part of north korea are one of the higlights of our trip...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The tour itself was amazing. The itinerary is just a right mix of "feeling the tension between the two countries" and "sympathizing with the separated korean families". Soo Jin, our tour guide, is also great. She really knows a lot and is always willing to share all that information to her tour group. She also never missed to provide us... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Did the half day tour for the DMZ-JSA. Tour package includes pick up and drop off at your hotel. The tour starts early in the morning and from Seoul to the DMZ, its about 70 mins drive. The experience was surreal. And the threat of imminent danger and tension amongst the 2 countries are very real when seen first-hand. im... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

What a nice place! You'd never think that this was the DMZ if you went to it. It was very pleasant. There was a very nice park (reunification park?) that played North Korean music. When you go to this park there is a very nice man who tells you all about the history of the park and about the history... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

My husband, friend, and I took the half day tour of the DMZ. It was a pretty quick 4 hour tour and honestly you don't get to see as much as your would like or spend enough time in each place. I would recommend trying the joint JSA tour as you get to go to the actual N.Korea/S. Korea boarder.... More 

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Los Angeles, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place was the most unique and memorable experience during our trip to South Korea. Both my husband and daughter rated it as the MOST WORTHWHILE AND MEMORABLE PLACE to visit during our 14-day stay in Seoul. Its historical relevance extends beyond the Korean peninsula: It was a moving reminder of the evil of Communism, the devastation of war, and... More 

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Quezon City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you want to know more about the history of the separation of North and South Korea, then going on a DMZ tour is recommended. There are actually two types of tour, the first DMZ tour will take you to Imjingak (starting point of the DMZ tour), the 3rd tunnel (built by North Koreans so they can enter South Korea.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

If you are in country and have the opportunity you must visit the DMZ. This trip should take an entire day if you want to do it right. There are plenty of tour groups to bring you here and you should do it as a tour. The history comes to life with a knowledgeable guide.

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