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Panmunjom

Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
+82 2-755-0073
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Tour of the Korean Joint Security Area (JSA) Including Lunch
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Joint Security Area (JSA) Tour: Get Close to the North Korean Border
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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom Tour from Seoul
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  • Average5%
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Jinseo-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Visiting the Demilitarized Zone (aka DMZ) between North and South Korea was quite a bizarre experience. Yet it was one of those bizarre experiences that I would certainly recommend to anyone traveling to Seoul and at all interested in local affairs. At the time of...More

Thank zararock
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

One of the highlights of our trip was going to JSA of Panmunjom, the border between North and South Korea and the very place where peace negotiation takes place. There are very strict rules in going in here, from the clothes one wears, to the...More

1  Thank wenlong3788
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We booked our combined DMZ-JSA tour with Viator, no problems, well organised, on time, with a well spoken English language guide. The JSA tour part was after lunch (unfortunately the lunch was awful, everything else was fine). The JSA tour started at Camp Bonifas (security...More

1  Thank sarrang
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Visiting Panmunjom (판문점) was one of the main highlights of my trip to Seoul. I highly recommend it to anyone who comes as it is a great way to learn the history of the Korean peninsula and better understand what the situation is like at...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I did the combined DMZ and JSA tour. The DMZ part was done in the morning and the JSA in the afternoon. I was a bit disappointed with the DMZ part. The activities were not very interesting and you are just missing the real thing...More

Thank Oapsful
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I took a DMZ tour organised by Adventure Korea in 2017 and it was awful. The tour guide spoke very little English and the bus hardly got there on time. I wasted a lot of time on this tour. However, the place itself was unique...More

1  Thank danielle S
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

For completely understanding the impact of the war and the meaning of this place, I recommend you to go to the Korean War Museum in Seoul first. It is really interesting info. At this place you will stand in front of the border with North...More

Thank François V
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The JSA-only tour was worth every penny. The tour guide (Seo-lee?) was so amazing and provided very helpful background information on the ride up towards the DMZ. What was more incredible was the Q and A session that was on the bus with the North...More

2  Thank Minnie N
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We came here with our guide to catch the bus. He smartly drove us here earlier to buy the front seats. That was good because we could see where we were going. At this area, there is the old train that got shot up at...More

Thank John R
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit and incredible to see how it looks from the outside so 5 stars for what you visualise... but terrible in terms of guide and history what we were told I could of read on the Internet in 10 minutes. It's so...More

2  Thank Joshua G
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JonnyDub
1 October 2017|
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Response from Oapsful | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes because 3rd tunnel is part of the DMZ tour. So normally DMZ tour will be in the morning (including 3rd tunnel therefore) and JSA in the afternoon. Enjoy your trip ;)
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isla_junkie
26 September 2016|
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Response from JohnandDeborah | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We booked our tour through the US base which was very well organized. Although there was a two week waiting list! The tunnel is included but optional. In fact, the guide recommended reminded us that we were free to opt... More
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judy g
13 July 2016|
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Response from Claudio M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Judy, Not sure as I booked it via my travel agency in Australia. Regardless, I've done many tours with various private agencies and they're pretty much all the same in South Korea. Enjoy your trip. Claudio
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