Retro Jongro Walk: Talk with local

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One More Trip – A Quality Program chosen by Seoul City Tourism Organization!

Come and explore Sewoon Plaza and the alleyways of Euljiro, where you can see the living history of Korean industrialization. If you want to stay away from cliché tourist attractions and instead explore hidden parts of Seoul, then this is the tour for you! Visiting these places with our curators, who know everything about Seoul and its history, will provide you with a deeper understanding of Seoul and its economic growth of Korea from the 1960s to the present. You will also be able to visit the hottest Instagrammable cafe and feel the young atmosphere of Seoul!

Short Information

Availability
Mon~ Fri
Duration
2hrs
Voucher
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Tour type
Guided Tour
Language
English, Chinese, Japanese
Minimum pax
1 pax
Booking due
2 days
Cancellation
100% refund before 4 days
Maximum pax
10 pax
Meeting location
Jongno 3-ga Station Exit 12
Included
- English speaking guide (Licensed tour guide)
- Talk with local industrial masters
- historical & Hidden spot tour
Excluded
- insurance
- personal expenses

Overview

Explore Hidden alleys and discover the living history of Seoul!

Meet the heroes who led the Miracle of the Han River in the 20th century by visiting the hidden alleys located in the center of Seoul. The experienced tour guides of GUIDECOOP will show you all the unique sides of Seoul that the guidebooks don’t tell you. Feel the 600-year history of Seoul as you look over Jongno and Euljiro from the recently renovated Sewoon Plaza. Have a chat with the local technical craftsmen during your visit to Sewoon Plaza and the alleys of Euljiro. Meeting these people who represent the ‘living history of Seoul,’ will be a great opportunity to learn about stories of the economic growth of Korea from the 1960s to the present.

GUIDECOOP will offer you a whole new experience of walking travel, which you will never be able to experience alone. Don’t miss this great opportunity to experience the living and authentic culture of Seoul.

 

What your will Experience!

  • Visit hidden gems in the middle of Seoul, that you’ve never even heard of!
  • Listen to stories from the local people at the machine industry street and learn how the Korean economy has evolved over time.
  • Taste the best cafe latte and strawberry sandwich in town!
  • Great opportunity to visit endless photo spots!

 

Price

Lesson Price What is included

Euljiro History Walking Tour

US$36.60 /person
  • Guided tour to historical spots
  • Meeting with the inventor Kwangsoo Cha
  • 1 drink
ATTENTION**
  • Same price for both adults and children. Children younger than 7 years can't join.
  • If you are traveling solo and want to book this tour please contact us by email: info@koreatraveleasy.com 
  • If the tour gets canceled due to lack of participants we will let you know in advance and you will get a full refund.
What is not included
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

Itinerary

Meeting Point: Jongno 3(sam)-ga station Exit 12. Tour starts at 3:00 PM 

   
3:00 PM Start Meet at Jongno 3-ga Station Exit 12
Introduction 

3:10 PM Sewoon Plaza tour

See the past and present of Seoul at a glance from the rooftop of Sewoon Plaza!

3:40 PM Talk with Master #1
4:00 PM Break time at cafe Horangi

Enjoy a drink at the "instagramable" vintage styled

Cafe Horangi!

4:20 PM Move to Eulji-ro 4ga and Exploring the hidden alleys (Talk with Master #2)

  • Visit the old restaurants where workers in the past relieved their stress with delicious food.
5:00 PM End of Tour!

Map

Meeting Point: Jongno 3(sam)-ga station Exit 12 

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Pickup/Meeting Location

Jongno 3(sam)-ga station Exit 12 

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Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund: 4 business days (by 5 pm KST) before the selected date
  • 50% refund: 3 business days (by 5 pm KST) before the selected date
  • No refund: After 5 pm KST 3 business days before the selected date or No show

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