08:20am ~ 12:00pm
■ Hotel pick-up
■ Tour guide
■ Personal Expenses
Seoul Hotel RIAN→Bukchon Cultural Center→Bukchon Hanok Village (*Scenic Spot #4, #5, #6)→
[UNESCO] Jongmyo Royal Shrine (*National Palace Museum on Tuesday)→
[UNESCO] Changdeokgung Palace (*Gyeongbokgung Palace on Monday)→
Amethyst Factory→Drop off at Ssamji Gil in Insadong
Buckchon Cultural Center provides information about Bukchon Hanok Village. The center shows exhibits and films relating to the history of Bukchon. It is a perfect starting place for visitors to get a real cultural experience of Bukchon where a traditional Korean atmosphere is created
Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses called ‘hanok’ that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name, ‘Bukchon,’ which literally translates to ‘northern village,’ came about as the neighborhoods that the village covers lie to the north of the two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheo
Jongmyo Royal Shrine built by Lee Seong Gye (1335-1408), the first king and founding father of the Joseon Dynasty.
It was a primary place of worship for kings throughout the Joseon Dynasty and has been registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site for its well-preserved ancient customs such as memorial services and traditional music.
Changdeokgung Palace means ‘to brighten virtue,’ and is the name of Korea’s most successfully preserved palace.
Changdeokgung was designated as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage in Feburary 1997. It is one of the historic attractions that represent the beauty of Korea.
Insadong To experience the traditional culture of Korea while remaining the heart of the city, visit Insa-dong. With art galleries, traditional craft stores, antique art dealers, traditional tea houses and restaurants, it is simply the place in Seoul for visitors wanting to experience traditional aspect of Korea.