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Dongi Tour’s best recommendation, ‘Walking Tour’

  1. This is different from the conventional package tour. You can have a chance to enjoy Seoul more in depth, which will be quite an experience.
  2. A professional knowledge tour guide will answer all the questions that you might be curious about.
  3. You can find charming tourist attractions, which you might miss when you’re in a bus.
  4. You can use a wireless transmitter when you want to listen to the explanation from a tour guide.
  5. A professional knowledge tour guide with ripe experience and ceaseless study will help you taste the past and the present of Seoul in a day.


Walking Tour


Morning Tour

You should get off at Euljiro 1-ga Station on subway line No.2 and exit through gate 6. Then you can find a black sculpture, where we can meet. Please don’t be late for our appointment.

Exit 6 of Euljiro 1-ga Station

09:00

This is the old shopping center, where you can buy local products, a folk craft article, and fashion goods.

Sogong-dong Underground Shopping Center

09:20

This is the place which charges administration of Seoul, the capital of Korea. They moved the office to a new building and this building is used as a library. They open mayor’s office and offer many attractions to the tourists.

Seoul City Hall

09:30

700 years ago they made this stream to prevent flooding. At that time, this place was not that charming and only poor people were around here, but now it became one of the favorite places among Seoul citizen. The tour guide will explain how it changed.

Cheonggyecheon

10:00

You can see Gwanghwamun square, which is the place of communication among Seoul citizen. You can also see the statues of King Sejong and Chungmugong Yi Sun-shin guarding the square. Here, you can listen to the stories about two heroes Koreans love the best.

Gwanghwamun square, the story of King Sejong and Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin

10:30

This is the front gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace, which is the main palace of Joseon Dynasty. It is the biggest gate through the palace. You can have photo time with gatekeepers and listen to the story about Gwanghwamun.

Photo time with Gwanghwamun gatekeepers

11:00

They owns about 40,000 cultural properties which show the history and culture of Joseon royal household. In the new exhibition area, you can see treasures of royal palace as well as various cultural assets.

National Palace Museum of Korea

11:30

This is the end of the Morning Tour and we can start the Afternoon Tour here also. Exit 5 of Gyeongbokgung Station on subway line No.5 is located next to the National Palace Museum of Korea.

Exit 5 of Gyeongbokgung Station

12:00

Afternoon Tour

This is the end of the Morning Tour and we can start the Afternoon Tour here also. Exit 5 of Gyeongbokgung Station on subway line No.5 is located next to the National Palace Museum of Korea.

Exit 5 of Gyeongbokgung Station

13:00

This is one of the few remaining traditional markets in Seoul. You can see the typical traditional markets and you can use yeopjeon (brass coin with a square hole in the middle; Koreans used this coin in the Joseon Dynasty) to buy goods.

Tonginmarket

13:15

This is the place the president of Korea lives and works. You can have photo time with a background of Cheongwadae and look around the exhibition hall.

The guesthouse and the road ahead of Cheongwadae

14:00

In this street, there are many pretty cafes and shops which harmonize with its surroundings. It is crowded with many couples and tourists all the time, and is full of romance also.

Samcheongdong-gil (street)

14:40

This place is equal to the expression, “The survivor of KOREAN war.” This village grows old with Seoul, which is 620 years old. Many people try to throw away old things and find new things nowadays, but you can see sweet and traditional buildings are huddled around here and there. Looking around them, you can feel the old things are valuable and ancestors were wise.

Bukchon Hanok Village

15:10

After visiting Bukchon Hanok Village, you can have tea time enjoying a cup of Korean traditional tea.

Tea time

16:00

You can listen to the hidden stories about the Post Office Headquarter, which is the birthplace of Korean post business. Also you want to visit Jogyesa (Temple) which is located just next to the Post Office Headquarter, and have some time to understand Korean traditional Buddhism. You can get lots of information about Buddhism here.

Post Office Headquarter and Jogyesa (Temple)

16:30

This is the last course of Walking Tour. Insa-dong is the traditional culture street located between Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace. The street is 500m long and you can see many art works and antiques all around. If you want to present something to your family or friends, the shops in this street might have good things for them.

Insa-dong

17:00


Tour Information


Tour Hour
Morning Tour : 09:00 ~ 12:00
Afternoon Tour : 13:00 ~ 17:30
One-day Tour : 09:00 ~ 17:30
Number of People
We need at least 2 people to make a departure, and 10 at most for each tour.
Tour Charge
Morning Tour : 30,000won/person
Afternoon Tour : 40,000won/person ( offers a cup of traditional tea)
One-day Tour : 70,000won/person (offers lunch and a cup of traditional tea)
Inclusion
Professional Tour Guide, A Cup of traditional Tea, Lunch (One-day Tour), A Wireless Transmitter
Departure
Morning Tour, One-day Tour: Exit 5 of Uljiro Station on subway line No.2
Afternoon Tour: Exit 2 of Gyeongbokgung Station on subway line No.3
Arrival
Morning Tour: Gyeongbokgung Station
Afternoon Tour: Insa-dong (Anguk Station)
One-day Tour: Insa-dong (Anguk Station)
Tour Schedule
Every Monday ~ Sunday (All the year round)
Characteristics
1. This is the unique tour program only Doingi can provide.
2. Walking the street, you can use a wireless transmitter when you want to listen to the explanation from a tour guide.
3. You can find charming tourist attractions, which you might miss when you’re in a bus.
4. A professional knowledge tour guide will introduce Korean daily life as well as tourist attractions.
Announcements
1. This program is Walking Tour and we move on foot, without any vehicles.
2. We walk about 3km long in the morning, and 5km in the afternoon.
3. Please prepare casual attire and shoes.
Payment
You can pay in cash or by credit card (International or Domestic).
All goods are based on value of supply, and tax bill and a 10 % surcharge are additional in accordance with domestic card payments.

How to do Tour

No. 1) Choose the date you want to tour.
No. 2) Choose the course to suit your condition. We have Morning, Afternoon, and One-day course. We highly recommend One-day course.
No. 3) Fill in an application form with what you choose, and send it to us.
No. 4) We will check the details and send you an e-mail of confirmation.