Gyeongju and Pohang 1Day Tour From Busan – Visit Drama ‘When the Camellia Blooms’ Filming Location

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Exploring Gyeongju & Pohang City and the Filming Location of “When the Camellia Blooms” 

Visiting the port city of Pohang – where the famous 2019 drama  “When the Camellia Blooms” was filmed.  You will also be taken to Yangdong Village – a UNESCO World Heritage, Jukdo traditional market and Homigot Sunrise Square – the easternmost end of the Korean peninsula. An interesting culture-filled trip that will help you learn a little bit more about Korean traditional values as well as pop-culture. Highly recommended for K-drama fans! 

Short Information

Availability
Every Wed & Sat
Duration
~12hrs
Voucher
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Tour type
Ticket
Language
English & Chinese
Minimum pax
1 pax
Booking due
3 days
Cancellation
100% refund before 2 days
Age
All ages
Meeting location
-KTX Busan Station Exit 1
-Seomyeon station Exit 12
-Haeundae station Exit 5
Included
-Yangdong Folk Village Ticket
-Transportation
-English/Chinese Speaking Tour Staff
Excluded
-Hotel pick-up and drop-off
-Meals and drinks
-Other personal expenses
-Travel Insurance

Overview

A culture-filled Tour for K-drama Lovers – visiting UNESCO World Heritage and K-drama Filming Location on the Same Day!

 
Follow us and travel to the towns of Pohang and Gyeongju in Gyeongsangbuk-do for culture-filled trip! You can learn many things about Korean traditional culture at Gyeongju Yangdong Village and Jukdo Traditional Market; set foot on Homigot – the easternmost end of the Korean peninsula to enjoy the spectacular sea view, and visit the setting of the K-drama “When the Camellia Blooms” – one of the best TV series in 2019. It’s a shuttle bus tour package specially designated for people who travel from Busan city. With our friendly English/Chinese speaking local tour guide, you will understand so much more about all the places that you get to visit. 
 

Highlights

  • Discover the most famous attractions in Gyeongju and Pohang cities
  • Learn more about regional history and culture
  • Have a healing time sightseeing at Homigot Sunrise Square 
  • Visiting the filming location of the famous drama “When the Camellia Blooms”
  • Convenient trip for people traveling from Busan
  • Expert English/Chinese speaking guide
 
Gyeongju Yangdong Village (UNESCO World Heritage)
Gyeongju Yangdong Village iin Gyeongju City is the largest traditional Korean village, displaying the Joseon Dynasty’s traditional culture and beautiful natural scenery.
The entire village has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its many cultural heritages such as artifacts, national treasures, and folklore materials.
Visitors from all around the world, including Royal members like Charles – the Prince of Wales, have been to this village in order to witness its cultural beauty as well as scenic surroundings.

 

yangdong village hanok

▲The village is one of Korea’s UNESCO World Heritages.

 

yangdong village overview

▲ Yangdong village is famous for both its cultural beauty and scenic surroundings.

 

Pohang Jukdo Market

 
It is considered to be the largest traditional market as well as the largest fish market on the eastern coast of Gyeongsangbuk-do. If you are a big fan of seafood, especially sliced raw fish/sashimi, then this place is your paradise! There are more than 200 raw fish/sashimi restaurant (횟집) –  restaurants specializing in selling Korean-styled sliced raw fish in this market alone. You can surely get your favorite seafood dishes at the best prices and quality! 

 

pohang jukdo market gate

▲ This is the largest traditional market in Gyeongsangbuk-do area.

 

pohang jukdo market crabs

▲The seafood here is of the best prices and highest quality!

 

Homigot Sunrise Square 
The name “Homigot” means’Tiger’s tail’. If you think of the map of the whole Korean Peninsula as a tiger, then Homigot is situated at the easternmost end , in what would be the tail . This is also the place where you can see the earliest sunrise of the year in Korea. That’s why every year on January 1st, thousands of Korean people gather here to greet the first sunrise and make wishes for a good new year to come. The surrounding area is also home to the Hands of Harmony sculpture and Homigot Lighthouse – Korea’s largest lighthouse, which was established in 1908.

 

homigot hand people

▲ The Hands of Harmony sculpture is a famous attraction here.

 
 
K-drama ‘When The Camellia Blooms’ filming location
When the Camellia Blooms is a famous 2019 South Korean television series starring Gong Hyo-jin, Kang Ha-neul. The drama is set in the fictional town named Ongsan but in fact, is was actually filmed in the town of Guryongpo in Pohang. This is a village where the Japanese people used to live during the Japanese occupation period in Korea. 
 
when the camellia blooms hill view
▲The Ongsan Town in the drama is in fact a village in Pohang.
 
 
when the camellia blooms house
▲You will get to indulge yourself in the real setting of this famous Kdrama!

Price

 

Price What is included

Pohang City 1Day Tour

US$63.00 US$55.50/Person
  • Yangdong Folk Village Ticket
  • Transportation
  • English/Chinese Speaking Tour Staff

*Price is the same for adult and child
*Infants (under 3 yrs) are free of charge but no seat provided

What is not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Other personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance

Itinerary

Pohang City One Day Tour - Every Wed & Sat

   
9:00 am Depart from KTX Busan Station Exit 1
9:30 am Depart from Seomyeon Station Exit 12
10:10 am Depart from Haeundae Station Exit 5
11:40 am

Arrive at Yangdong Village

1:00 pm

Leave for Pohang Jukdo market

1:30 pm

Arrive at Pohang Jukdo market

(Including lunchtime)

2:30 pm Leave for Homigot Sunrise Square
3:20 pm Arrive at Homigot Sunrise Square
4:00 pm Leave for 'When The Camellia Blooms' filming location
4:10 pm Arrive at 'When The Camellia Blooms' filming location
5:30 pm Leave for Busan
7:20 pm

Arrive at KTX Busan station

7:50 pm Arrive at Seomyeon station
8:30 pm Arrive at Haeundae Station
   


** Times and drop places may vary depending on traffic and local conditions.

Map

  • Gyeongju Yangdong Village
  • Pohang Jukdo market
  • Homigot Sunrise Square
  • ‘When The Camellia Blooms’ filming location
Click the location marker () below for the direction on the google map

Pickup/Meeting Location

  • KTX Busan Station Exit 1
  • Seomyeon station Exit 12
  • Haeundae station Exit 5

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Reminders

  • Please arrive 10 minutes ahead of departure. The tour bus will not wait for those who are late.
  • The itinerary is subject to change depending on traffic and weather conditions on the tour date.
  • Infants under 3 yrs are free of charge, but no seat available.
  • Please inform us if you will be bring along a baby stroller or wheelchair 
  • The same prices are applied for both adults and children (from 3 yrs)

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund: 2 business days (by 5 pm KST) before the selected date
  • No refund: After 5 pm KST 2 business days before the selected date or No show 

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