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Withlocals 90 Minutes Kickstart: Safe&Private Tour of Seoul with a Local Expert provided by Withlocals.com Private Tours in Seoul

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Withlocals 90 Minutes Kickstart: Safe&Private Tour of Seoul with a Local Expert

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post-Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining! Kickstart your time in Seoul with a 90-minute introduction to the city with the help of a local. See the main highlights of Seoul and discover the best the city has to offer. Your local host will answer all of your travel questions and will provide you with local insights and recommendations according to your liking. On this private tour, you’ll visit the must-see historical spots of the city, but also see hidden places that will give an authentic feeling of the city. Visit Namdaemun, the oldest market in the town, and discover the first National Treasure of Korea, the picturesque Sungnyemun Gate. Learn about Korean history in Gwanghwamun Square and Deoksugung Palace, and wander through the lively Seoul Plaza, a popular spot for locals to relax.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Hoehyeon
    Hoehyeon-dong, Seoul, South Korea
    Exit 5 station meet and greet your host
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  • 1
    Hoehyeon Station Exit 5
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Namdaemun Market
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Sungnyemun Gate
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Deoksugung
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Seoul Plaza
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Cheonggye Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 7
    Gwanghwamun Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 8
    Gwanghwamun Gate
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Gwanghwamun Gate
    161 Sajik-ro, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hoehyeon-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Gwanghwamun Gate, 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Inclusions
  • Private Tour
  • Local Guide
  • Due to post Covid-19 policy this tour has a limited amount of participants
  • Tips and tricks about the local way and information on Covid-19 regulations from our local guide
  • Your local host will reach you to make sure all precautionary measures are taken
  • Private experience only for you and your family/friends with social distance involved
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Post Covid-19 regulations are applied to this product with regards to the number of participants, delivery methods of the tour and content of the tour.
  • 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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mightydragons wrote a review Mar. 2020
Sydney, Australia33 contributions24 helpful votes
What a fabulous tour and experience! This was my first encounter with withlocals and would highly recommend it to anyone. Jin was knowledgeable in showing us around town and you could tell that he was passionate about what he does. A great way to start off our first trip to
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Clayton Ross wrote a review Feb. 2020
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We had a fabulous day in Seoul with Dan . His local knowledge , sense of humour and communication of facts about Korean life were excellent. He gladly answered all my questions and went out of his way to be helpful. Dan made our day out in Seoul a wonderful experience!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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lola wrote a review Jan. 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia161 contributions15 helpful votes
It was my first time in Seoul, I am not used to taking train even in my own country. I got super lost trying to meet the guide and she was helping me through WhatsApp. However for the high price I paid I would expect her to meet me in the middle as I was somewhat nearby her and
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Dream620000 wrote a review Dec. 2019
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Its was really wonderful to see the main parts of the City with Sohyun, she is a great guide and such a nice person, very enjoyable to see Seoul with her. Just wished it lasted more time
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Date of experience: November 2019
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BindiK wrote a review Dec. 2019
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Emmeke was able to tailor a walking tour of different parts of Seoul which gave me a great insight into the city! She's super knowledgeable about the city and it's sights and she really gave me a good overview of so many different parts of the city. She's proficient in Korean
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Date of experience: November 2019
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SamTylerTraveller
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Friendly and insightful tour
Julian is everything you could want from a tour guide; informative, insightful, enthusiastic, friendly and great co
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pegabond
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Great!
I did this experience with my kids! It is very interactive and of course easy to prepare for, all you need is paper
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Garry312
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Gangnam walking tour
Our guidw Julian has really good English.He was very friendly and easy to talk to, and he answered any questions we
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smeetsf
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Fun!
Sanghee is really friendly and a dynamic person, you won't get bored with her! She is open-minded and will answer t
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Elyse_aworldtolive1
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Such a great introduction to Seoul
We did a food tour with Williams and thoroughly enjoyed it. The heading of the tour mentioned 'tastings' but it was
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kk4711
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Great tour!
Ho Jin was a really good tourguide, showed me a lot of the city and reflected to what I wanted to do! I can really
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Maura L
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Terrific Layover in Incheon/Seoul
I was sitting in an airport hotel in Incheon, feeling like I was missing out on a chance to see Seoul. I was afraid
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tobitobes
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Find hiddenGgems!
I had a great time with Sanghee exploring the less obvious places of Seoul. Even booked very last minute, she was a
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dalbravo
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Unexpectedly a great City Tour of Seoul
We didn't know what to expect and we were extremely please with Megane. She showed us the main highlights and took
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221gertjanv
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Best DMZ tour!
Ho Jin gave us the best possible DMZ tour possible. All three of us have travelled a lot but the DMZ tour and the w
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Kenzie W
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Great Intro to Seoul
I had my tour with Yejin on my first day in Seoul and it really helped kickstart the rest of my time in Seoul. Asid
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pontus73
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A personal visit to the North
We decided to enlist a private guide due to having our 8yo who doesn't speak English yet and we wanted to be able t
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lostinissan
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Ho Jin is the best tour guide ever!
I've had many tour guides over the years, but Ho Jin is the best one ever. I really liked his accommodating our nee
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10ren_d
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Food tasting tour with Sanghee was excellent!
The food tasting tour with Sanghee was absolutely great! Her enthusiasm and knowledge of Seoul and its food is infe
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752joycek
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Great tour with Williams
Williams gave us a superb tour of Seoul and took us to some street food venues that we would never have found on ou
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