After breakfast, hop on a private bus at your hotel. Lay back and enjoy a private bus tour of the bustling metropolis where high-tech subways, pop culture, and modern skyscrapers meet Buddhist temples and street markets. Today, you will be visiting Gyengbokgung Palace, the National Folklore Museum, Bukchon Hanok Village Jogyesa Temple, and Insadong alley. After the sightseeing tour of the city, you can choose to visit a local museum, or hit the road and walk through street markets, trying local areas such as bibimbap, soondae, and KimchiKimchi.
Visit the Gyeongbokgun Palace with was the main royal palace of the Joseon Dynasty built in 1395. This palace has been demolished many times due to invasions; however, more than half of the building remains standing. This palace complex also houses the National Folk Museum and the National Palace Museum.
Bukchon Hanok Village Exploration
Walking through the Bukchon Hanok Village feels like traveling back 600years into Seoul's past. The village is renowned for the largest collection of privately owned traditional Korean wooden homes (hanok) in Seoul. You will also encounter about half-dozen alleys with beautifully restored architectural features like small courtyards, decorative outer walls, and dark tiled roofs.
Seoul City Tour
Hop on a bus and enjoy the tour of the vibrant capital of South Korea. You will be visiting major highlights of the city like Gyengbokgung Palace, the National Folklore Museum, Bukchon Hanok Village Jogyesa Temple, and Insadong alley.
Visit one of the significant Buddhist temples of Korea, and a symbol of Korean Buddhism, Jogyesa Temple that gives off serene vibes right in the middle of the bustling city.
Walk through the narrow and hidden alleys of one of the most buzzing places in Seoul. This area once hosted the royal studio for painters during the Joseon Dynasty, however, now antique shops, galleries, tea houses, and traditional restaurants, fill it.
National Folklore Museum
Located within the Gyeongbokgung Palace complex, here, you can get insight into the history and traditions of the Koreans during the Joseon era.
In Seoul, you can check out one of the most popular shows of Korea. Watch the story of four crazy chefs told through the rhythmic banging of knives, pots, and pans. This show is now one of the best international show too.
Seoul Museum of History Visit
At the Seoul Museum of History, you will get to learn about Seoul. The museum highlights every segment of the city's past from the Stone Age to the current day. See one of the recent creations of the museum, a large floor map of Seoul, great for plotting out your next steps!
This musical comedy show includes many Asian martial arts, like Korea's Taekwondo and Taekkyeon, to tell the story of a family of martial arts specialists who have to defend their house from robbers.
One of the largest and oldest markets in South Korea, the Gwangjang Market, houses over 5000shps. This market is renowned for its fabric and local treasures and is also one of the best places in South Korea to enjoy authentic Korean food.