Free Tour of the best and authentic of Seoul: local life and history

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on May 15, 2018

Welcome to MORTOUR, my name is Moisés, and as the founder of MORTOUR GUIDES, it is a pleasure to introduce you to our services and to be able to offer you the best experiences since 2014. A group of guides will accompany you to show you the tourist attractions of our destinations around the world with a range of different products, convenient "free tours" and private tours. You will get to know the history, culture, and daily life of the destinations we offer such as Barcelona, Seoul, Malta, and Vancouver, among others. Professional Spanish and English-speaking guides. Our guides share a love of history and culture and a strong desire to give every visitor on our tours a great memory of their vacation. Our tours are well thought out and perfectly designed, making them a smart and fun experience. Sincerely. Moses Redondo

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Leading in fashion and technology but deeply traditional, Seoul brings together palaces, temples, avant-garde design and mountain trails.
On our tour we will discover a fascinating mix of old and new , traditional culture with contemporary attractions.
Let's explore the Gwanghwamun and Jongno-gu area.
The focus of attention of this area and probably of the entire city, is the royal palace of Seoul Gyeongbokgung, to continue with our walking tour of some of the best palaces, Confucian shrines and Buddhist temples in Seoul, it will be like a trip in the time to the Joseon dynasty.
On the way we will visit traditional tea houses, galleries, bars and artisan shops among its labyrinthine streets full of Hanoks .
We will give you the best advice on where to drink and eat, such as the famous Korean beer chicken, among others.

Some highlights of the tour:

  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Insadong: Cheap Shopping
  • Dawon, tea house.

The route may change, depending on your preferences and situation.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION. You set the Price A guruwalk is a free-paying tour, that is, it is completely free to book, but the guru expects to be rewarded at the end with the amount you want. Some walkers give 10,000 W per person, others give 50,000 W , you choose the price

Next to the SEOUL CITY HALL EXIT 5 metro exit you will find your MORTOUR guide.
Duration: 2 hours approx. Last minute reservations, it is advisable to notify by WhatsApp to guarantee your tour.
RECOMMENDATIONS Water, comfortable shoes and sunscreen.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    54-3 Taepyeongno 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, S...
    54-3 Taepyeongno 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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    SEOUL CITY HALL subway station, exit 5

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    South Korea
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Seoul City Hall
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • 4
    Outside visit
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Ikseondong Hanok Village

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Amparo 21 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
La guía fue muy buena , la información que dio excelente y una muy buena metodología
Carolina 21 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Excelente tour. Marta es súper amena y muy buena información
Nurcan 20 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Even though the tour guide lady only has been living in Seoul for 6 months, she was extremely knowledgeable and successfully answered all of our questions :) She was a fun person and made the walk very fun and also recommended very good places. Many thanks for the great tour ♥️🌹
Mika 20 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Absolutely recommended! The best guru walk tour I’ve ever had
Mauro 19 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Durante todo el tour Mark nos compartió gran parte de la historia de Korea, como así también sus costumbres, comidas, el budismo, y el k-pop. Tour extremadamente recomendable!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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