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Hwaseong Fortress and Korean Folk Village Tour from Seoul

Seoul, South Korea

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Overview

8 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Hwaseong Fortress and visit the Korean Folk Village on this coach tour from Seoul. Hear informative commentary from your guide about Joseon-era architecture in Suwon, and observe Korean folk customs and handicrafts while you stroll through an open-air village — re-created with more than 200 traditional homes. A Korean-style lunch and round-trip hotel transport are included.

What's Included

  • Lunch
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Hwaseong Fortress
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

What To Expect

After hotel pickup in Seoul, board the comfortable coach for a 19-mile (30-km) drive to Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This impressive structure, built in the late 18th century during the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910), is the official fortress of Suwon.

Explore the gates and artillery towers along the fortified walls, and listen as your guide explains how the fortress was constructed to demonstrate the king’s filial piety toward his father and to build a new

The Location

Where To Go

From your Seoul city hotel

Departure time

9:00 AM

Location

Seoul, South Korea

Return details

Returns to original departure point

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Really nice and kind guide....

Tobias M | Mar 2018

Really nice and kind guide. He was very helpful and knowledgeable. For example he gave out tips about Seoul and what to eat.

This was a private tour...

Jennifer D | Mar 2017

This was a private tour and our tour guide was great. I would have preferred some "on my own time" to shop or wander around but I don't think that's how this tour is set up to be.

Interesting day,you get to find...

JohnHartson | Apr 2016

Interesting day,you get to find out a lot about Korean culture.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers, except for those age 2 years and younger
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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