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Winning Tour of Korea - 11 days

Introduction
"Land of the Morning Calm," "Dynamic Korea," and "Harmony of History and Modernity"
As these popular phrases well attest, Korea is truly a colorful place filled with sites to see and experience. Although 11 days may not be sufficient time to fully know and experience Korea, Visitkorea.or.kr has developed an itinerary that includes many of the "must-see" sites in the country.
*The following itinerary is not included with products offered at travel agencies. If you are interested in similar packages sold by travel agencies, please click here.
 ● Itinerary Overview
Day Region Route Detailed Information
Day 1 Seoul National Folk Museum of Korea - Changdeokgung Palace - Insa-dong - N Seoul Tower
Day 2 Sokcho Sokcho Beach - Mt. Seoraksan - Seorak Waterpia (Hot Springs Resort)
Day 3 Andong Hahoe Village - Byeongsan Seowon (Confucian school)
Day 4 Gyeongju Daeneungwon (Cheonmachong Tomb) - Anapji Pond (Imhaejeonji) - Bulguksa Temple - Seokguram Grotto
Day 5 Hapcheon Haeinsa Temple (Temple Stay)
Day 6 Geojedo Oe-do Island Paradise
Day 7 Busan Jagalchi Market - Haeundae Beach
Day 8 Damyang Soswaewon - Jungnogwon
Day 9 Suncheon Seonamsa Temple - Naganeupseong Folk Village - Suncheonman Bay
Day 10 Jeju-do Jungmun Resort (Jungmun Beach) - Jusangjeolli
Day 11 Jeju-do Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak - Seongeup Folk Village

● Helpful Tips
Tourist information: Korea Travel Phone +82-2-1330 (English), free of charge
To receive a brochure: You can receive an information brochure if you request one online.
Goodwill Guide Service: If you submit a request online, you can receive a translation and tour guide service free of charge.

Day 1: Seoul, A Metropolitan City where Traditional and Modernity Coexist
The itinerary for a one-day tour was created based on places approved by many tourists over the years. But there is still much more to see and enjoy in Seoul. So, this is the day that you can't afford to miss!

A Helpful Tip When Going on a City Bus Tour
If you use the Seoul City Tour Bus , you can get around the city conveniently without having to use public transportation.
→ For more information about the Seoul City Tour Bus, visit here
● The National Folk Museum of Korea → Photo Gallery

Located inside the beautiful Gyeongbokgung Palace, one of the largest Joseon Dynasty palaces, is a museum, which helps foreigners to understand Korean culture and Korean lifestyle. You will discover the characteristics unique to Korea compared to those of neighboring East Asian countries such as China and Japan.

* How to get there: Take Seoul subway Lines No. 3 or 5 and get off at Gyeongbokgung Palace station. Go out Exit 5, which will lead you to the palace.
→ For more information, click here!
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● Changdeokgung Palace, UNESCO World Heritage Site → Photo Gallery

Built in 1405, Changdeokgung Palace is best known for its informal design in the architectural history of East Asian palaces. Named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the palace consists of buildings ideally located so as to be in harmony with the surrounding environment. Huwon, the serene Secret Garden located toward the rear of the palace, represents the very essence of Asian style landscapes.

* How to get there: Take Seoul subway Line No. 3 to Anguk station. The palace is about a two-minute walk from Exit 3.
→ For more information, click here!
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● Insa-dong, Mecca of Korean Traditional Culture → Photo Gallery

Located less than a 10-minute walk from Changdeokgung Palace, Insa-dong is famous for streets filled with the flavors of tradition and is universally well-loved by tourists. Here, foreigners can purchase traditional souvenirs at low prices and taste authentic dishes by stepping into a Korean restaurant found on every street corner.

→ Recommended restaurants in Insa-dong: Click here!
→ Shopping information: Click here!

* How to get there: Take Seoul subway Line No. 3 to Anguk station. There is a tourist information center about 10 meters from Exit 6. The back entrance of Insa-dong street begins when you turn left at the information center.
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● N Seoul Tower → N Seoul Tower: Click here!

A panoramic view of the entire city unfolds before you here. As a dating spot where you can enjoy dinner while appreciating the view of the Han River and the city's colorful night lights, it is popular not only among those visiting Korea but also with young Koreans.

* How to get there:
City Tour Bus: Take the Night City Tour bus from in front of the Donghwa Duty Free Shop (located outside Exit 6 of Gwanghwamun station on Line No. 5)
Daily departure: 19:50 and 20:00 except Mondays
Route: Gwanghwamun - Deoksugung Palace - Hangang River - N Seoul Tower (Two-hour bus ride)
The City Tour Bus that passes through N Seoul Tower is the downtown tour bus that leaves every 30 minutes.
→ For more information about the City Tour Bus
Night-Time Entertainment: Things To Do
1. Non-verbal Performance, "Jump" - "Jackie Chan meets Charlie Chaplin."
Ranked No. 1 at the Edinburgh Festival box office for two consecutive years, the performance brings laughter to audiences through a unique combination of martial arts and comedy.
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2. Casinos
Casinos operated exclusively for foreigners can be found at the Millennium Seoul Hilton Hotel, Gangnam COEX Center, and the Walkerhill Hotel.
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3. Recommended Nightlife Districts in Seoul
Itaewon - Most popular hangout for foreigners residing in Korea as well as tourists. There are a number of restaurants specializing in Western foods as well as bars and clubs.
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Streets around Hongik University - With many cafes and dance clubs, the area is crowded with young people. It is also famous for "Club Day," the last Friday of every month.
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Date 04/14/2008



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