This exciting day tour combines the old and the new! Gyeongbokgung Palace originally built in 1395 was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty located in northern Seoul, South Korea. Gyeongbokgung served as the home of Kings of the Joseon dynasty, the Kings' households, as well as the government of Joseon, and it is the largest of the 5 Grand Palaces built by the Josseon dynasty. During this day tour, you will also have a chance to visit several famous places in the Gangnam city area such as the COEX Aquairum, Garosu-gill Street and take a glance at the Blue House.
You will meet your guide the guide at your hotel lobby in the morning.
The first visit is Jogyesa Temple, the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, becoming so in 1936. It thus plays a leading role in the current state of Seon Buddhism in South Korea. Next visit is the Gyeongbokgung Palace, arguably the most beautiful and the grandest of all five palaces and then explore The National Folk Museum of Korea and enjoy The Changing of the Royal Guard Ceremony. Continue to Pass by Blue House, known as Cheong Wa Dae, the Presidential Residence. Afterward, enjoy lunch at Insadong traditional restaurant. After lunch, move on to Gangnam area, visit COEX Aquarium, one of the biggest aquariums in Korea and SMTOWN COEX Artium where is SM entertainment famous star's goods & cafeteria. Last visit is Garosu-gil Street, upscale street in Seoul.
Return back to your hotel.