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Seoul Vicinity Tour: Korean Folk Village & Suwon Hwaseong Fortress with Hotel Transfers

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Key Highlights

  • Learn about Korean traditional culture & history at Korean Folk Village and Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
  • See over 260 replicas of Joseon Dynasty houses including household goods at the Korean Folk Village
  • Check out over 20 workshops and several handicrafts being made with age-old techniques
  • Enjoy the quaint village atmosphere and Korean food, clothing & housing styles of the past
  • Explore the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO heritage site that was built in the late 18th century
  • Walk the 5.52 km-long fortress wall, witness its military facilities and delve deep into its intriguing history
  • Save time and energy with hotel transfers from Seoul and enjoy the assistance of an expert guide
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – no need to print!
  • Overview

    Visit two prominent cultural and historical attractions to experience the life and times of Joseon Dynasty, one of the world’s longest running monarchies that continue to impact Korean etiquette, cultural and societal norms and dialect. Enjoy convenient hotel transfers from Seoul and expert guided services.

    Korean Folk Village 

    Enjoy a perfect introduction to Korean traditional culture at South Korea’s premier folk village. Admire the natural setting of this carefully preserved village that has over 260 replicas of houses including household goods from the Joseon Dynasty, relocated and reconstructed from different parts of the country. Get to know about Korean food, clothing, and housing style of the past and witness the making of authentic handicrafts like pottery, baskets, winnows, bamboo wares, wooden wares, paper, brass wares, knots, fans, musical instruments, iron wares and embroidery. Explore unique areas of the village and witness the daily live music and dance performances.  

    Enjoy a traditional lunch before continuing your tour.  

    Suwon Hwaseong Fortress 

    Built during the late 18th century, Suwon Hwaseong is the official fortress of Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the legend of King Jeongjo who built this grand fortress for defense purposes, to form a new politically and economically powerful city and to house the remains of his father. Walk around the fortress wall that stretches for a total of 5.52km and has an astonishing variety of military facilities.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    8 hours

    Start time

    9:00am

    Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel transfers
    • Entrance ticket
    • Lunch
    • Car, toll fee, parking fee
    • Tour with English guide
    • Shopping Center visit

    Exclusions

    • Other meals
    • Guide tip 
    • Personal expense
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Please reach the boarding point 10 minutes prior to your departure.

    Minimum 2 people are required for this tour to operate. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

    The above program and rates are subject to be changed due to local conditions without notice.

    In Myeongdong, Dongdaemun and Jongro downtown, we provide you with free pick up service from hotel. If you are staying at Gangnam (South of Seoul) or any other location, additional charge is USD15 per person (2-3 pax) and USD10 (over 4 pax).

    All tours include a visit to any of the shopping centers - Amethyst, Ginseng Center, Cosmetic Shop or Duty Free Shop (DFS).

    Korea House off (3rd Monday every month)

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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