** Hanok Village is closed every Tuesday - instead, we go to Bukak Skyway (Observatory).
|TOUR SPOT||Seoul City|
|MINIMUM NUMBER||3 person|
|DURATION||Pick-up (around 08:30) ~ 17:30|
Transportation, Tour guide, Admission fee, Lunch
Hotel – Hanok Village – N Seoul Tower – Gwanghwamun Plaza – Cheonggyecheon Stream – Korea Tourism Organization Hallyu Exhibition Hall – Korean Ginseng Center – Lunch – Hangang River Cruise – The Aquarium – Amethysts Center / Cosmetic duty-free Shop – Hotel
Namsan Hanok Village was well known traditionally for having lots of yangban's residence. The Namsan Hanok Village is a place that has real hanok resided by yangbans. The hanoks were moved from its original place. You can see the real houses of the old days and also lives of Joseon dynasty's people.Inside the village, there is a garden named Namsangol traditional garden which has traditional Korean plants, a small stream with a pond, and a gazebo. Inside the village, there is a time capsule in 15m underground that has 600 relics representing lives of contemporary people and Seoul city in it.
Opened to the public on October 15, 1980, N Seoul Tower has been designated as a major tourist attraction where the beautiful panoramic view of Seoul can been seen. The 236.7 meter high Seoul Tower built on the 243m Mt. Namsan has been known as the best tower in Asia.
Built in 1971, the N Seoul Tower is Korea's first general radio wave tower, providing TV and radio broadcasting in Seoul. Currently, the tower broadcast signals for Korean media outlets, such as KBS, MBC and SBS.
On August 1ST 2009, the redesigned Gwanghwamun Square opened to the public. With the inauguration of the square, Sejong-daero, located at the center of the 600-year-old historic city of Seoul, was transformed into a human-centered space that harmonizes with the beautiful scenery of Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukaksan Mountain.
Cheonggyecheon Stream used to exist merely as an overpass neglected in 1970 until it was restored in 2005, becoming a haven of natural beauty amidst the bustle of city life. Narae Bridge, expressing a butterfly in flight, and Gwanggyo Bridge, symbolizing the harmony of the past and future, are just two of the more than twenty beautiful bridges featured along the path of the stream.The 'Rhythmic Wall Stream', lined with fine marble, various sculptures, and Korea's 8TH stone building, Palseokdam, adorn the Cheonggyecheon Stream.
Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) Seoul Office (K-Style Hub)
The K-Style Hub was opened April 11 as a center for all things related to tourism in Korea. The center is spread throughout a total of four floors, with various and extensive information and experiences ranging from medical tourism to hallyu experiences, hansik exhibitions and classes, and a market for Korean products.
The second floor is home to the new and improved Tourist Information Center, which provides not only information on various tourist sites, but also offers experiences, travel books and a café for the convenience of visitors. The third and fourth floors are dedicated to Korean food, with both an exhibition hall and an experience hall. The exhibition hall teaches about the wisdom of Korean food and the storage process. The experience hall is sure to excite visitors with the chance to not only try tasty Korean foods, but to get the chance to make them for oneself. Available foods to make range from easy meals like gimbap to harder to find desserts, traditional alcohols and even North Korean cuisines.
Visitors to the Art Market Hall on the fifth floor can browse and purchase from the over 600 food, craft, and general items available The items available have been selected as top Korean products, as well as items created by venture companies.
Hangang River Ferry Cruise is one of the best ways to enjoy the scenery around Hangang River that flows through Seoul. On the cruise, you can see Hangang River’s beautiful scenery, the surrounding islands, the 63 Building, Namsan Tower, and other famous tourist spots. The cruise is often used for weddings, birthday parties, music performances and other events.
The Aquarium, featuring the country’s longest underwater tunnel at 85m long, will allow visitors to view 55,000 sea life creatures belonging to 650 species, in 10 different themed zones.And through the ‘Participate and Experience’ program, visitors will learn how man and marine life can co-exist in an eco-friendly environment.