Essential Gangnam Tour (Incl. Dinner)-Hot Place of Seoul

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From $249.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Seoul, Seoul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Gangnam is a new development area in Seoul that has been developed since the 1970s, Through our Gangnam tour, you can see the past and state-of-the-art, highly developed Seoul together. We will visit the most popular tour attractions in Gangnam and will taste Korea traditional tea with traditional snack at Traditional Tea House during the tour and enjoy popular Korean foods with Korean rice wine for dinner after tour.
- Bongeunsa Temple
- COEX mall
- Seolleung and Jeongneung Royal Tombs(UNESCO World heritage)
- Korea Traditional Tea House
- Gangnam youth's hangout

Additional to above essential Gangnam tour, Korean streets foods are included in our tour, so you don't need to reserve separate tickets for city tour and food tour. Through this combined tour with professional licensed English speaking guide, you will meet the past, present and future of the Seoul.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

English speaking guide with official tour guide license

Pick-up and drop-off at hotel in Seoul

Private transportation

Snacks-Tasting of Traditional Tea and Cookie at Korean Traditional Tea House

We will serve Korean foods with Korean traditional wine.

What's Not Included

Gratuities for tour guide(optional)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 5
  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 89

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Bongeunsa Temple
Bongeunsa is a Buddhist temple founded in 794 during the Silla (one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea) period. The temple has more than 1,000 years of history and has many interesting historic and cultural features, including woodblock carvings of the Avatamsaka Sutra (Flower Garland Sutra). The temple is also a very popular tourist destination, offering various programs relating to traditional Korean Buddhist culture, in a variety of languages.

Visitors can experience some simple Buddhist practices such as the daily dawn service, Korean Zen meditation, Dado (a tea drinking ceremony), and Balwoogongyang (a Buddhist meal with traditional bowls). Every May on Buddha's birthday, Bongeunsa holds the Lotus Lantern Festival on nearby Samseong-dong.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Starfield COEX Mall
Coex Mall reopened on November 27, 2014 after the completion of a large-scale renovation. World-renowned architectural firm Gensler worked to create a vision for change largely centered around a concept called "The Unfolding Sky." With five uniquely-themed squares, the new Coex Mall was designed to receive optimal amounts of natural light and optimize the flow of foot traffic. Coex mall is a shopping mecca for global brands in fashion, accessories, beauty, lifestyle, and more. It also has a large movie theater complex and a wide variety of fine dining establishments.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Seolleung & Jeongneung Royal Tomb
The Seonjeongneung is the burial grounds of two Joseon Dynasty kings and one Joseon queen. The westernmost tomb belongs to King Seongjong (1469–1494), the ninth king of the Joseon dynasty. His wife, Queen Jeonghyeon (1462–1530), from the Yun family, is buried here. Her grave has a stone fence encircling the mound, whereas her husband's tomb, on the left, has a retaining wall as well. Statues of civilian and military officials and their horses stand at attention in front of the graves. Queen Jeonghyeon had a deep interest in Buddhism and founded the nearby temple Bongeunsa.

The other tomb on the site is Jeongneung tomb, located at the easternmost of the site. This is the burial ground of King Jungjong, the 11th king of Joseon (1506–1544). Those Royal tombs of Joseon Dynasty are UNESCO World heritage. This Seolleung and Jeongneung Royal Tombs is closed on every Monday. So, if you want to visit this tomb, please book the other day.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Gangnam Underground Shopping area
Gangnam Underground Shopping center is the best shopping place for women especially 20s and 30s. The mall is located in Gangnam Station of Seoul Subway Line 2, and consists of all the latest fashion trends. It is also an ideal place to just browse the shops to keep up with the so-called "Gangnam Style." .The area around Gangnam station is the place like youth’s hangout. There are many shops like cosmetics, clothing, shoes, accessory and bars, cafes, clubs. Because of its fame, many young tourists visit this place. So, this place became the place for youths. We will browse this area, and we will have a traditional Koreans foods with Korean rice wine(Makgeolli) at a restaurant in this area.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Kwangjang Market
Kwangjang market is Korea’s first commercial market. This market opened in 1905. Originally, Namdaemun market was the biggest traditional market until early 1900s, but Japanese occupied Namdaemun market by Japanese’s invasion to Korea, so Korean merchants opened Kwangjang market for Koreans in 1905 to compete Japanese Namdaemun market. In the early of this market, major products were agricultural products, but nowadays, there are many kinds of products including fashion items, especially Gwangjang market has become famous as eating place to taste various street foods at cheap price. From about 10 years ago, many foreigners began to visit this market and became famous. This market is one of the famous tourist attractions in Seoul. The typical street foods are Kimbap, Soondae, Nokduejeon(Korean pancake made with mung beans), Yukwhe(beef sashimi)and etc.. we will taste various kinds of street foods for dinner here.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free


A great way to explore
Nina K, 02-07-2019
This was the best way to explore the city on foot. It was a great blend of culture and sights. Bergen was fantastic! Highly recommend.

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