Seoul Kimchi Festival 2019 – Making & Sharing Kimchi (Kimjang) experience ! (Nov 2nd~3rd)

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From US$43.00US$29.00

Seoul Kimchi Festival 2019 (서울 김장 문화제)

The Kimjang Festival is held every year in the middle of Seoul. You don’t have to go far away or reserve a kimchi-making class. Enjoy a special experience at the Kimjang Festival, a must-go festival in Seoul!

You should also go on the Deoksugung Palace tour and enjoy the night view tour with a professional guide on autumn and evening. (Optional) or Seoul walking tour (Included Free lunch gift-card) with a professional guide How about spending a romantic autumn day in Seoul with us?

Short Information

Nov 2 (Sat.) & Nov 3 (Sun)
making Kimchi experience: 60~80Min
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Minimum pax
1 pax
Booking due
2 days
100% Refund before October 23rd
Meeting location
- Seoul City hall Station exit 5
- Jongno 5(o)-ga Station Exit 8
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Happy Kimjang(김장) Day!

Kimjang(making kimchi) is a traditional Korean culture. Korean people often make kimchi to prepare for winter and share with their neighbors. This festival was first held in 2014.  you can enjoy a variety of programs including sharing Kimjang for people in need, Kimchi Market, Kimchi Sangsang playground, and other activities related to kimchi-making! 


  • Making Kimchi experience in Seoul! (Seoul City Hall Plaza)
  •  Try and taste all the kinds of kimchi that Korea can provide!
  •  Also, you can try kimchi made by a Kimchi master, an amazing opportunity.
  •  10.000won gift card is a 10.000won(KRW) cupon to buy any food in namdemun, gwajang or dongdaemun traditionl market
  •  The kimchi class will be made in English
  •  In option 1) you can enjoy the amazing and unforgettable deoksugung palace
  •  In option 2) you can walk by the most iconic spots of Seoul city hall

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foreigner kimchi class 2019 for foreigner

▲ This one-day class is a completely different experience comparing to the regular cooking classes!




Option 1) Kimchi making + Deoksugung  Palace Night tour


Deoksugung palace view

▲ Feel the fall among the city buildings. Deoksugung Stone Wall Road is a famous place to go to in autumn.

Deoksugung palace night view

▲ Enjoy the night scenery of Deoksugung and learn more about the history of this Palace.



Option 2) Kimchi making + Seoul Walking Tour
(Gwangjang Market, Gwanghwamun & Gyeongbokgung Palace, Cheonggyecheon)


Gwangjang Market in seoul

▲At Gwangjang Market, you can have lunch using Onnuri gift – voucher(10,000KRW)



Korean-mung-bean-pancake-Bindaetteokand makgeolli

▲Bindaetteok and Makgeolli are the best menus at Gwangjang Market!

mini kimbab Yukhoe

▲Also, Drug Gimbap and Yukhoe are also very famous, which is a must-try food. 


Gwanghwamun koreatraveleasy

▲Take a picture with a nice Gwanghwamun background

Royal Guard change at gyeongbokgung  palace

▲See the royal guard gate change ceremony at Gwanghwamun!


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▲ Go back to the past of Korea through the history of Joseon Dynasty from a professional guide!


Cheonggyecheon stream king sejong

▲ Walk the old river flowing in the middle of Seoul and Check out the Hangul made by King Sejong statue.


Lesson Price What is included


Kimchi Making + Deoksugung Palace Night Tour

US$43.00 US$29.00 /person
  • Traditional Market(Onnuri) Gift Card (10,000 KRW-온누리상품권)
  • Kimchi making experience fee
  • Deoksugung Palace Night tour (90min)
  • Deoksugung Palace Entrance fee
  • English speaking guide


Kimchi Making + Seoul Walking Tour

US$55.00 US$39.00 /person

  • Traditional Market(Onnuri) Gift Card (10,000 KRW-온누리상품권)
  • Kimchi making experience fee
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace tour (60 ~ 90 min)
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace Entrance fee
  • Transportation fee
    (Subway or Bus ; ONE WAY FEE)
  • English speaking guide for the walking tour



Time Schedule (Deoksugung Palace Night Tour)
  • 90 ~ 120min  (7:00 pm ~ 9:00pm)
    -Time can be changed. 
3:45 PM Meet up In front of City hall Station Exit 5 
(Subway Line No.1& No.2)
 4:00 PM

Arrival at Kimchi(Kimjang) Festival and


Make kimchi yourself and enjoy the Kimchi Festival!

(When free time, you can have dinner)

7:00 PM

Deoksugung Palace Night Tour
* 90 ~ 120 min (Time can be changed)

 9:00 PM Tour Ends
Time Schedule (Seoul Walking Tour)


10:45 AM Meet up In front of Jongno 5(o)-ga Station Exit 8
(Subway Line No.1)
11:00 AM

Gwangjang Market Tour with Lunch

 -You can use the 10,000KRW Gift voucher!

11:50 AM Depart for Gwanghwamun & Gyeongbokgung
*We will take a bus or Subway
12:20 PM

Gyeongbokgung Palace tour with Professional Guide

2:00 PM
  • Traditional gate guard-changing ceremony
  • King Sejong's statue and a brief explanation of Hangeul origin
  • Cheonggyecheon stream
    **The time may change depending on the schedule.

 3:45 PM

Arrival at Kimchi(Kimjang) Festival and


Make kimchi yourself and enjoy the Kimchi Festival!

5:00 PM

Tour Ends

  • The schedule can be changed. 

Time Schedule (Making Kimchi start time)

  • Kimchi making duration time will be 60 ~80 min.
  • Starting time is 4:00PM
  • Duration time can be changed.


-Seoul city hall plaza

-Deoksugung palace

-Gwangjang Market

-Gyeongbokgung Palace

Click the location marker () below for the direction on the google map

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  • Please check the voucher for the meeting time and location.
  • Be careful not to be late for the meeting time.
  • 100% Refunds can be made until midnight, October 23 (KST)
  • Seoul Walking tour can be closed quickly. 


Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund: Oct 23(by 11:59 pm KST) before the selected date
  • No refund: After 12 am KST Oct 24 or No show

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Seoul Kimchi Festival 2019 – Making & Sharing Kimchi (Kimjang) experience ! (Nov 2nd~3rd)

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  1. Siying Tan

    Si*** T***   Singapore 

    The kimchi making experience is really fun. We got to visit Deoksugung Palace after that, and our tour guide bring us around and introduce the various history and rooms.

    • KoreaTravelEasy    

      We really happy you enjoyed this tour !!
      thank you for your participation ^^

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