DAY 1 - HALF DAY SEOUL TOUR (JOIN TOUR)
HALF DAY SEOUL TOUR
We will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Presidential Blue house. the Presidential Residence of Cheong Wa Dae are its blue tiles on the main office with blue tiled roof. Passing by slowly, Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Gwanghwamun Gate will catch your eyes. It takes place at 10:00am and 14:00 pm and lasts for about 20 minutes.
After watching this wonderful ceremony, we will walk into Gyeongbok Palace. ‘Gyeongbokgung Palace’ that is the one of royal palaces built during the Joseon Dynasty. Gyeongbokgung Palace was completed three years after the establishment of the Joseon Dynasty. A few days after its completion, the palace was named Gyeongbokgung Palace, as well as major temples such as Gangnyeongjeon, Gyotaejeon, Yeonsaengjeon, Gyeongseongjeon, Sajeongjeon, and Geunjeongjeon. The name Gyeongbokgung Palace means that the new dynasty will prosper with great blessings.
Through Gyeongbok Palace, we will guide you to National Folk Museum that shows the culture and folk history of the Korean people from prehistoric times to the end of the Joseon Dynasty.
Located on the grounds of Gyeongbok Palace, the National Folk Museum of Korea is well known for its beautiful architecture. The building was constructed in the traditional Korean style comprising several stories with a pagoda on top.
We will proceed to Jogyesa Buddhist Temple. Located in Seoul central, it is one of Korea's major Buddhist temples. The temple also serves as headquarters for the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, the largest sect of Korean Buddhism. The temple operates temple stay program and the annual Lotus Lantern Festival on Buddha’s birthday.
Ginseng center is the next tour spot. Korea ginseng is the world-famous medicinal plant for health support herbThe growth of Korean Ginseng lasts 180 days longer than any other ginseng in the world, which explains he solid and dense structure, as well as being able to retain the natural fragrance for a long time. The saponin in Ginseng, is known as ginsenoside which is the main medicinal component in our Ginseng.
The guide will drop off at City hall and you can enjoy Seoul tour by your own the rest of the day.