World Cultural Heritage Full-day tour from Seoul including Suwon Hwaseong

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Have you ever visited any world cultural heritage before? Luckily, there are lots of world cultural heritage places here in Korea. Visit Bukchon Hanok Village where you can see the Korean traditional Housing. This village is famous for its beautiful scenery for both locals and travelers. Take pictures at the photo spots! Jongmyo Royal Shrine is where the ancestral tablets of the kings and queens of the Joseon Dynasty are enshrined. Changdeokgung Palace is designated as a UNESCO cultural heritage. Explore the beauty of the palace. Then make your way to Sejong Story Exhibition Hall where you can learn about Hangeul, the Korean alphabet. Lunch is included, which will be a Bulgogi (which can be changed due to any unexpected events) Move to Suwon, Gyeonggi-do and you will visit Suwon Hwaseong Fortress and Hwaseong Haenggung Palace. After the tour, you will be back in Seoul, Myeongdong. No Shopping Center guaranteed!

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Stop At: Bukchon Hanok Village

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, Cheonggyecheon

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Changdeokgung Palace

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 February 1997. It is one of the historic attractions that represent the beauty of Korea. (We will visit Gyeongbokgung Palace on Monday)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jongmyo Shrine

Jongmyo Shrine, built by Lee Seong Gye (1335-1408), was a primary place of worship for kings throughout the Joseon Dynasty and has been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (We will visit Insa-dong street on Tuesday)

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress is an impressive structure from the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and the official fortress of Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do. The fortress (constructed from 1794 to 1796) was built as a show of the King’s filial piety towards his father Jangheonseja and to build a new pioneer city with its own economic power. The fortress was designated as Historical Monument No. 3 in January 1963, and in December 1997, it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Hwaseong Haenggung Palace

Hwaseong Hanengung Palace is the biggest shelter; Kings used them since the Jeongjo King period. This is the temporary palace where King Jeongjo stayed at the time of Wonhaeng (long journey) and also where he held a splendid feast on Hyegyeonggung Hong, his mother's 60th birthday and other events.

Duration: 40 minutes
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