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Seoul Royal Palace Tour

See ultra-modern Seoul’s historic, palatial beauty

Start time: 08:30
Duration: 4h
Max group size: 100
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide: English
Provider: I love Seoul Tour
Registered address: #804, 8F, Koreana Hotel, 135, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, 04519, Seoul, KR
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Hotel pick-up (Central Seoul area only)
4-hour morning or afternoon tour
All admission fees
Lunch & beverages
Hotel drop-off
  • Visit a number of Seoul's Five Grand Palaces, including Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung
  • See the changing of the palace guard in their colorful garb outside Gyeongbokgung and visit Bukchon Hanok village
  • Ascend Bukak Skyway to see the city view of Seoul and learn about Ginseng from the Cheongha Korea Ginseng Museum

While Seoul's cityscape is dominated by skyscrapers now, the masterpieces of architecture from the Joseon dynasty still stand. You'll see the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Changdeokgung with the afternoon tour, and modern and century-old marvels on the morning tour.

In the morning, explore the Northern Sides of Seoul with a professional guide who will lead you to the stunning Gyeongbokgung Palace. You will also visit Bukchon Hanok Village, Bugak Skyway for city views, a Ginseng museum exclusive to tour groups, and end your tour at Gwangjang Market.

In the afternoon, visit Namsangol Hanok Village, the UNESCO-listed Changdeokgung Palace, Insadong Antique Shop Alley, and Namdaemun Market for souvenirs. You will also explore a Ginseng museum exclusive to tour groups, with your tour ending at Myeongdong.

  • Tour operator might contact you to arrange pick-up
  • Pick-up time varies depending on the hotel's location: it usually starts around 20-40 min before the tour
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the driver upon pick-up
  • Make sure to be ready at the agreed time and place


  • Hotel pickup
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace & The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony (closed on Tuesdays: visit of Deoksugung instead)
  • Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Bugak Skyway
  • Cheongha Korea Ginseng Museum
  • Drop-off at Gwangjang Market


  • Hotel pickup
  • Changdeokgung Palace (Monday: Jongmyo Royal Shrine)
  • Insadong Antique Shop Alley
  • Cheongha Korea Ginseng Museum
  • Namsangol Hanok Village (Monday: Bukchon Hanok Village)
  • Namdaemun Market
  • Drop-off at City Hall or Myeongdong
Gyeongbokgung Palace
161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, 03045, Seoul
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  • Cancellation is possible until 35 hours before your visit date.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 35 hours before your visit date.

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