Optional Programme

 

 

Saturday 5 November

 

10:00     Departure from the hotel

  • Visit K-style Hub
    The K-Style Hub is a tourist information centre as well as a hallyu and hansik exhibition and experience hall. The K-Style Hub also aims to provide the opportunity to learn about Korean culture and food, and participate in traditional experiences. This will include lunch in the Korean Food Experience Hall.
Seokchon lake
  • National Museum of Korea
    The National Museum of Korea reopened in its new permanent home in Yongsan, on a site of 307,227 m² (building area: 45,438 m²) on October 28, 2005. Yongsan, the geographic heart of Seoul, is backed by the expansive Mt. Namsan and fronted by the Han River.
  • Lotte World Tower, Observation Deck
    Lotte World Tower is the highest observatory in the world. A skywalk offers visitors an incredible and memorable view of Seoul.

17:00    Return to the hotel

 

Sunday 6 November

 

10:00 Departure from the hotel

  • Gyeongbokgung Palace Tour
    It was in 1395, three years after the Joseon Dynasty was founded by King Taejo (Yi Seong-gye), when the construction of the main royal Palace was completed after the capital of the newly founded dynasty moved from Gaeseong to Seoul (then known as Hanyang). The Palace was named Gyeongbokgung Palace, the « Palace Greatly Blessed by Heaven. » With Mount Bugaksan to its rear and Mount Namsan in the foreground, the site of Gyeongbokgung Palace was at the heart of Seoul.

 

Namsan Tower_3

  • Insadong-gil
    Located in the heart of the city, Insa-dong is an important place where old but precious and traditional goods are on display. It includes a series of alleys with galleries, traditional restaurants, teahouses, and cafes.
  • Bukchon Hanok Village
    Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses, called hanok, that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. Today, many of these hanoks operate as cultural centers, guesthouses, restaurants and tea houses, providing visitors with an opportunity to experience, learn and immerse in Korean traditional culture.
  • Seoul N Tower
    Rising up from the summit of Namsan Mountain (262m) is a beloved city landmark that has come to represent the city itself the N Seoul Tower (236m). Upon completion of its construction in 1975, the tower has been a favorite attraction for both locals and international visitors.

17:00    Return to the hotel