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Meeting the real Seoul. Getting to know Jongro

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About Your Host

Language

I speak English, Korean

Location

Seoul (서울특별시)

Introduction


We will show you those places that only residents are familiar with, or those went out of their way to see them. We will introduce you to those businesses the locals have been loving for a long time. Maybe they won't be there, next time you visit, Paying tribute to the remaining traces of history in Jongro.

The present and the past coexist in Jonro. The centerstage of Korean Politics and history is the Gwanghwa Moon area. Relive the history, that goes back to Joseon King era, some five hundred years ago, as well, modern times history with the Japanese Colonization and more.


These aren't places found from Google, but the real information from locals through interviews. For the next time you visit, this information can be useful to you, in finding the right businesses and eateries.

The Road Map
Gwanghwamun: The journey begins at the Gwanghwamun Palace, which was the temple of the Joseon Dynasty, and Gwanghwamun Square, where the great events of Korean history took place, and nearby Sukchon and Bukchon.can be seen at a glance.
Bukchon: Walk down the beautiful hanok alley, listen to the story of the people in history, the Gaedong road, and the street of Gahoe-dong road.
Sukchon:Contrasting from Bukchon's charm, here, you will come across, a place where Joseon era Artists and craftsmen, used to live. Enjoy the coziness of the ambience, created by artists such as Park No su

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Itinerary

Summary

Take you to hidden spots which are only known to locals
Take you to unique and beloved shops by locals
Look at Seoul in a different way with the stories about things are disappeared

About the Seochon Village
Seochon Village, literally meaning west village, is named in reference to its location west of Gyeongbokgung Palace. The old hanok houses lining the long alleys well harmonize with newly emerging shops and stores. Walking through the alleys that resemble a big maze, visitors will be nicely surprised by murals and adorable pictures.

Spots to visit during this tour
1) Historic spots and people
Seochon village is surround by historic buildings such as the Gyongbokgung place and blue house. Listen to historical stories about Joseon dynasty and modern history. We will also visit the houses which historic artists had lived and created their art activities.

2) Unique alleys
By getting around various alleys in the village, you will get to know different kinds of hanok, Korean traditional style houses. You will also face daily life sceneries through the alleys

3) Suseongdong Valley
Nobles in Joseon dynasty used to enjoy their spare time in this valley. Relax your spirit and body by enjoying natural beauty at the heart of Seoul

Price including

  • Local snack

Main Activities

Transportation during tour

Extra conditions

Trip will be proceed under light rain. If you have heavy rain, you can get full refund and will be noticed and booked other possible dates.

Meeting Point

How to get there : We will meet at in front of “National Museum of Korean Contemporary History” at 2:00 PM !!!You can get there by Subway <Line 5 Gwanghwamun Station exit 2><Line 3 Gyeongbokgung Station exit 6><Line 3 Anguk Station exit 6><Line 1 Jonggak Station exit 1>

Meeting point: 198 Sejong-daero, 세종로 Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-050 대한민국

1 Review

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4 months ago.

Great experience :)

  • Standard price: 60.0/Person
  • Capacity 3 - 8 travelers
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