Top 20 Things To Do In Seoul, South Korea 2023

Top Tours and Activities In Seoul, South Korea

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Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and JSA Panmunjom Tour from Seoul

204 Reviews


While in Seoul, travel to the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and Panmunjom – officially known as the Joint Security Area (JSA) – and experience the infamous border that divides North Korea and South Korea. Learn from an expert guide about the role of the DMZ and the negotiating site of the JSA, from the Korean War to the present. You’ll visit the Freedom Bridge and the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel and observe life on the other side from the Dora Observatory.

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Full-Day Essential Seoul Tour

144 Reviews


Visit some of Seoul's most famous attractions during this 8.5-hour guided tour. Visit Jogye Temple, pass by The Blue House, Gyeongbok Palace, Insadong, Bukchon Hanok Village, Bugak Skyway, and Myeongdong with no more than 15 people for a personalized, small-group experience.

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Small-Group Korean Night Food Tour

131 Reviews


Experience the fascinating culture of South Korea in one of the most authentic ways possible – through its local cuisine! On this 3.5-hour food tour, learn all about Korea’s culinary customs from your guide, an expert in local Korean food and culture, as you journey through the streets of Seoul. Explore the bustling district of Jongno-gu and visit three different food stalls and restaurants, as well as a traditional village, to try a variety of Korean foods such as Korean pork barbecue and try mixed Soju bomb drinks, savory and crispy Kimchi pancakes with traditional rice wine at an authentic Korean old school bar. You'll also taste one of the most popular Korean street food Tteokbokki which is spicy rice cake stew. Additionally, you’ll encounter hidden gems only frequented by Seoulites and off the typical tourist spots. Our fun and knowledgeable guides will give you insights into Korean culture and teach you eating and drinking customs.

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Mt Bukhan Hike with Korean Style Spa

43 Reviews


Take a break from the city on this full-day tour that combines a hike on Mt Bukhan with a rejuvenating Korean spa experience. Your guide will select a 2- or 3-hour route, depending on the group’s skill level, taking you past granite peaks and crystal-clear streams on Seoul’s highest mountain. At the ‘jjimjilbang,’ or traditional sauna, you’re rewarded with a soak in a hot bath followed by a full-body scrub, oil massage, face mask and shampoo — all applied by an expert practitioner. Lunch and round-trip hotel transport are included.

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Seoul History and Culture Small-Group Tour

43 Reviews


Uncover the fascinating history and culture of Seoul on this half-day walking tour of the city. See charming Korean houses in a historic village, learn about Korea’s culinary history at a food museum, visit a royal Korean palace and shop at a local market. Capture the exuberant spirit and dynamic history of Seoul on this small-group tour!

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Korean Beginner Cooking Class with a Local Market Tour in Seoul

36 Reviews


Discover the secrets to creating Korea’s most popular dishes during this small-group cooking class in Seoul. Your culinary adventure with a professional chef takes place in a modern, spacious cooking school located in the heart of Seoul. Your chef shares different dishes for this beginner class depending on the day selected, and leads a walking tour through a local food market. At the end of your lesson, enjoy the delicious meal with your class.

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2.Private DMZ Tour: North Korean Spy Commando Invasion Route

32 Reviews


For a different kind of sightseeing tour in Korea, take this full-day privately guided excursion from Seoul to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), a border that divides North and South Korea. Your guide takes you along the invasion route that North Korean spy commandos used when they infiltrated the world’s most heavily fortified border in 1968. You'll also have time to reflect on the future of the divided territory during a stop at Imjingak Peace Park near the Imjin River, and the War Memorial of Korea back in Seoul. Lunch and round-trip hotel transport by private vehicle are included.

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Morning Walking Tour: Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village

30 Reviews


Discover Korea's old palace architecture during this 3-hour walking tour of Seoul, which also includes stops at the National Folk Museum of Korea and Bukchon Hanok Village. A knowledgeable local guide will introduce you to traditional and contemporary principles of Korean design through architecture, culture and art. Learn how these aesthetics are used in both Korean palace architecture and common houses as well.

You have options to enjoy the hidden gem view of overall Seoul. Explore Seoul's city center on this guided tour. Enjoy the vibrant local life at the Namdaemun wholesale market, go up to the top of Namsan mountain to observe a 360-degree view of Seoul and finish your tour at Myeongdong street, Seoul's busiest shopping street. You also have an option to enjoy the Nanta Show that finished off with a viewing of  a non-verbal performance integrating Korean traditional Samulnori rhythm.

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Traditional Cooking Experience in a Korean-Style House in Seoul

30 Reviews


Exploring local area and learn how to cook an authentic home-cooked Korean meal. This 3-hour cooking class starts with a quick walking tour of the city as we purchase local ingredients from the local market. Then we will cook together and dine together in a traditional Korean-style house.
• Learning various Korean foods with professional Korean instructor.
• Experiencing local traditional market and Cooking Korean foods with fresh ingredients.
• Cooking together and dining together. (We offer group cooking experience, not individual)

 Time line

10:00(14:00)-10:40(14:40) : Food ingredients market tour

10:40(14:40)-12:15(15:15) : Korean cooking class

12:15(16:15)-13:00(17:00) : Lunch/Dinner
* (time) is for afternoon class.


This timeline will be changed up to weather.

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Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch

29 Reviews


The country of the morning calm is full of history, and its capital, Seoul, abounds with authentic treasures. Join this 8-hour private tour to discover some of the most renowned gems of South Korean culture. From the great palaces to the N Tower, this tour will lead you through the ages to discover the old & the brand new capital.

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Seoul City Sightseeing Tour Including Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village

28 Reviews


Get an excellent overview of Seoul on this full-day sightseeing tour of the city's top attractions. With a guide, you'll visit Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace, the National Folk Museum, N Seoul Tower and Namsangol Hanok Village; watch the changing of the guard at Gwanghwamun Gate; and drive by the Blue House (Cheongwadae). Enjoy a Korean lunch in Insadong, and stop at a ginseng center and amethyst factory. You'll gain an understanding of Korea’s culture and history as you explore the highlights of this bustling capital city.

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Best Walking Tour- City Adventure All in Oneday

26 Reviews


Explore Seoul's city center on this guided tour. Discover the past and the present view of Seoul. Visit top attractions such as Gyeongbokgung Main Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village. You also have an option to enjoy a traditional Korean lunch and enjoy the vibrant local life at the Namdaemun wholesale market, go up to the top of Namsan mountain to observe a 360-degree view of Seoul and finish your tour at Myeongdong street, Seoul's busiest shopping street.  And Nanta  Theater that finished off with a viewing of a a non-verbal performance integrating Korean traditional Samulnori rhythm.

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No Shopping DMZ Half Day Tour from Seoul

26 Reviews


Learn about DMZ Area, as you sightsee with a knowledgeable local guide.Travel by coach to several stunning landmarks in DMZ Area, including Imjingak Park and the DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall, Dora Observatory. During your 4.5-hour morning tour, gape at the Korean Demilitarized Zone, and learn about Korean War (1950-1953) divided the Korean Peninsula into South and North Korea. Hotel pickup is included, with drop-off at City Hall or Itaewon, leaving you a free afternoon to explore more on your own.

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Day Trip to Nami Island with Petite France and Garden of Morning Calm

26 Reviews


Spend the day exploring the must-see attractions outside of Seoul. Have a scenic walk in the oldest private garden in Korea and enjoy the popular Nami Island, known for its natural beauty. Explore the half-moon shaped island, which has very attractive landscapes and was used as the filming location for the famous Korean drama “Winter Sonata.” Visit Petite France, a small French village with 16 interesting French-style buildings. Receive a small briefing from a knowledgeable staff. This tour includes entrance fees and transportation in an air-conditioned coach/minivan.

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Full Day Small-Group Royal Palace and Seoul Tour

25 Reviews


This small group journey will start with Jogyesa, the center of Buddhism in Seoul where you can see locust trees and baeksong trees in front of Jogyesa temple. Afterward, you will move to the presidential blue house that symbol of Cheongwadae with blue tiles and the Gwanghwamun Gate to see royal guard changing ceremony. After watching the ceremony, you can explore Gyeongbokgung Palace. Then you will see the National Folk Museum where you can see how people lived a few centuries ago, the Changdeokgung Palace that listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage and Insadong, a famous antique alley that is popular with antique shops, handmade crafts. Finally after a long day, you will see Namdaemun, the main gate of a Seoul. This is a full day packed with a lot of information on Seoul and the Korean traditions.

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Ultimate DMZ and JSA: Private Tour including North Korea Spy Commando Invasion Route

24 Reviews


Let an informative guide escort you on a private tour of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), following the North Korean spy commandos’ invasion route and touring the Joint Security Area (JSA). Find evidence of the 1968 infiltration of the fortified border that 22 spies crossed more than a decade after the Korean War, and spot a North Korean village from a civilian observation point. At Panmunjom, visit the conference rooms of the JSA, the Freedom House and the Bridge of No Return. Includes lunch and round-trip transport by private vehicle.

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Small-Group Korean Cooking Class in Seoul

17 Reviews


Enjoy the taste of Korean cooking on a 3-hour guided experience in Seoul. Engage in your small group, by walking through a traditional local market, making your way to the class with a fully equipped kitchen. You'll cook at cozy local residence, and share joyful taste with your family back home. Choose from one of two departure times when you book.

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DMZ Tour from Seoul Including Dora Observatory

17 Reviews


The DMZ area is the closest district to the North Korea. This 6-hour tour (including transfers) is primarily held in the 3rd tunnel, which you will have the opportunity to enter by foot. If you are interested in learning about the war history between North and South Korea, this tour is for you. Depending on the weather, you might be able to see North Korea through a telescope at the Dora observatory.

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Korean Food Walking Tour with BBQ Lunch

15 Reviews


Discover Seoul's culinary scene on an afternoon walking tour followed by lunch. Stop at seven venues for food tastings before sitting down for a typical Korean barbecue. Let a knowledgeable local guide show you authentic Korean cuisine as you visit classic shops, street stalls and restaurants to savor specialties such as fried pork dumplings and fish cakes. With the barbecue it adds up to a satisfying meal. Numbers are limited to 10 to provide a small-group experience.

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5-Day South Korean Cities Tour from Seoul Including Gongju, Busan, and Yeosu

13 Reviews


See the standout sights of South Korea on an action-packed 5-day tour! With a guide, travel counterclockwise around the country from Seoul, stopping at must-see cities like Yeosu and Busan to visit monuments, plantations, markets, preserved folk villages and more. Hear tales of bygone dynasties at historical sites such as Gongsanseong Fortress, discover the countryside at Mt Seorak National Park and learn about the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Four-star hotel accommodation is included.

Please note: from November 2017 to April 2018, Pyeongchang Alpensia will not be visited due to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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Mount Seorak and Nami Island Day Trip from Seoul

12 Reviews


Spend 11-hours and explore the most beautiful mountain in Korea, Mount Seorak and the romantic Nami Island, with your local guide.
Mount Seorak is was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area. Afterwards in December 1973, it was designated as a park preservation area, and in August 1982, as a Biosphere Preservation District by UNESCO. Unique rocks and falls will make magnificent views in Seorak.
Nami Island is famous for romantic mood and Winter Sonata filming site. Enjoy walking paths surrounded by metasequoia, ginko trees, and cherry trees as well as works of art at the every corner.

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Historical Seoul Tour: Cheongwadae Sarangchae and Gyeongbokgung Palace

10 Reviews


Gain a deeper insight into Korean history and culture on this tour in Seoul with a friendly, knowledgeable local guide. Explore Gyeongbokgung Palace, visit a traditional Buddhist temple, discover Korea’s folk culture at a museum, and learn interesting facts about Korea’s politics at an exhibition center. You’ll also visit the National Ginseng Outlet to learn the secrets of this important plant.

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Jisan Forest Ski Resort from Seoul with Ski or Sledding Options

10 Reviews


Enjoy winter in Korea to the fullest by spending a day away from the city. Head to the ski slopes, go snow sledding, or simply enjoy playing in the snow at the resort in Icheon. This tour includes round trip transportation, professional ski tour guide, basic ski lesson, ski equipment(pole, ski boots, plates) and wifi service. If you are begginers, it tour will be perfect for you, learn how to ski in details and enjoy SKI

Professional Main Ski instructor(ski tour guide) knows how to teach ski step by step in details. If you really want to learn and enjoy skiing, not just for pictures and fun, our professional ski tour guide(instructor) will help you to ski! 

For better quality ski lesson, this tour will be good choice more than just cheap tours.

This tour doesn't include any compolsory shopping centers like ginseng amethyst, duty free shop, so you can save your time in Korea, doing whatever you want after the tour

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History and Culture of Seoul Walking Tour

9 Reviews


All in one-Discover 99percent of Seoul in one day tour.

Explore Seoul's city center on this guided morning walking tour. Enjoy the fascinating architecture at Deoksugung Palace, go up to the Jeongdong Observatory to see the historic Jeongdong-gil neighborhood. Visit the Namdaemun Market and Seoul Tower. Having lunch at Myeongdong. Afternoon walking tour starts with the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace and then Bukchon Hanok Village where the old tradition houses are still occupied by Korean residence. Nanta Show is included showing time is 5pm. Tour ends at 6:30 in Myeongdong street.

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Immersive Korean BBQ, Market, and Secret Pub Experience in Seoul

9 Reviews


Go to the same Korean pork BBQ restaurant featured on "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown" on this classic Korean night out of BBQ and drinks. Spend a lively evening with a Korean food expert to learn about Korean BBQ and drinking etiquette, and then experience traditional and trendy alcoholic drinks in an energetic classic pub filled with Koreans from all walks of life. You will also explore a market famous for its pigs feet and a colorful market selling savory pancakes and tempura made from most anything under the sun. Make sure to bring your camera, but don't lose it, or they may fry it. This is the most intense way to immerse yourself in Korean food culture.


Gongdeok Station, exit 7, bottom of escalators

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Seoul City Sightseeing by Bike and Foot

9 Reviews


Experience a full day of Seoul sightseeing on this combination bike and walking tour with a local guide. Biking for a total of two hours, pedal past Deoksu Palace, Seoul City Hall and Hangang Park, and make stops to visit the Seoul Museum of History, Gyeongbokgung Palace and the markets of Insadong and Dongdaemun, where you can enjoy free time to search for souvenirs. Break up your day with lunch at a Korean restaurant. Numbers are limited to six on this small-group tour to ensure a personalized experience.

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Seoul Morning Half-Day Tour including Seoul Tower, Namsan Hanok Village and The War Memorial of Korea

9 Reviews


Explore Seoul's top attractions including Seoul Tower, Namsan Hanok Village, and the War Memorial of Korea on this three hour morning tour with knowledgeable tour guide and comfortable transportation. In addition, stop at a duty free shop before the tour concludes at Seoul City Hall.

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Andong Day Trip: Hahoe Folk Village from Seoul

9 Reviews


Discover the ancient cultural heritage of South Korea on a visit to Andong from Seoul. Catch sweeping views from Buyongdae Cliff, learn about local art and culture at the Hahoe Mask Museum in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hahoe Folk Village, and visit a Confucian school and temple. Lunch and round-trip transport by comfortable vehicle are included.

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4-Day Eastern Korea Tour Including Gyeongju and Busan

8 Reviews


Explore Korea's historical eastern cities on this 4-day, English speaking guided tour package! With a thousand years of rich history, the eastern cities of South Korea have plenty of historical sites to offer including Gyeongju city, where you can find many UNESCO World Heritage sites. You also will have a chance to go hiking on one of the most famous mountains in Korea - Mt Seoraksan. Don't hesitate and join the adventure today!

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Cheorwon DMZ Tour

8 Reviews


You will see and feel the real military tension between South and North Korea. Cheorwon is the small city facing North Korea, therefore, you will have a chance to walk inside of infiltrated tunnel. There, you might see North Korean soldiers through binoculars at Peace Observatory. Because it's location is not easily accessible, Cheorwon is less famous than other DMZ places. But, if you join this tour, you will be brought in the middle of a battlefield where tens of thousands of soldiers died during the Korean War.

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Seoul Street Food Walking Tour

7 Reviews


Dig into authentic Korean street food on this tasty tour of Seoul! Wander ancient streets as you snack and sip on traditional treats, from barbecued ribs to rice wine. Along the way, pick up a bit of history and maybe even find a dash of romance.

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Trick Eye Museum Entrance Ticket

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Pair an art gallery with a dash of whimsy, and you get the Trick Eye Museum in Seoul. Inspired by the visual art technique of 'trompe l'oeil,’ the museum features paintings that give each 2D-piece a 3D-illusion. Step into or beside the art, and snap photos that have you popping out of the portrait or mural. Then, freeze boredom out of your life inside the Ice Museum, part of Trick Eye, and discover rooms made entirely of ice. Post your amusing and bizarre pics on social media and watch the thumbs-up numbers climb.

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Small Group Guided Night Bike Tour of Seoul and the Han River

7 Reviews


On this 3.5-hour night bike tour, you will travel through Seoul with a professional local guide who will share interesting stories about each tourist site visited.  After pickup from your meeting point, your small group (max 4 people) begins biking through the city on paved bike paths and popular trails, such as along the Han River, and through the university and forest areas.  You'll see and experience Seoul as the locals do by bicycle.

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Authentic Food Tour in Seoul's Historic Jongro District

5 Reviews


Explore a variety of authentic and popular Korean food and alcohol as well as historical spots in one of the most famous and traditional areas in Seoul. On this 3-hour authentic food tour, your guide will lead you to three different restaurants and allow you to sample three to four unique dishes such as Korea BBQ, traditional pancakes, Budaejjigae, chicken stew and so forth. Depending on the season and your preferences, the offerings might vary. Come join us with our local guide through the Jongro district and discover its history, culture and insight.

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Tour of the Korean Joint Security Area (JSA) Including Lunch

5 Reviews


Learn more about the ongoing tensions between North and South Korea with a 8hour tour to the Joint Security Area in the village of Panmunjom. Visit important sites like the conference room where delegates from both sides of the DMZ meet, the Unification Bridge, Bridge of No Return, Freedom House, and the War Memorial of  Korea. A Korean bulgogi lunch is included, but hotel pickup and drop-off are at your own expense.

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'Jump' Acrobatic Show and Dinner in Seoul

5 Reviews


Enjoy a fun night out with your family in Seoul with this dance show and dinner. Enjoy a tasty meal of ‘bibimbap,’ a traditional Korean dish, followed by a performance of internationally acclaimed ‘Jump,’ featuring an electrifying mix of Korean martial arts, acrobatics and comedy. Hotel pickup and drop-off by air-conditioned vehicle is included.

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Day Trip to Petit France, Nami Island and Elysian Ski Resort

5 Reviews


This 10-hour day trip combines a few of the favorite pastimes of locals: sightseeing and adventure. In the morning, visit Petit France and Nami Island, the filming sites for many famous Korean shows. After a delicious local lunch, head to Elysian Ski Resort to take a ski lesson. If you are not one for adventure, you can also opt to just enjoy playing in the snow at the resort. This tour does not include any compulsory shopping visits and includes complimentary wifi service.

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Day Tour to Seoraksan Mountain

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Explore the Seoraksan National Park and discover one of South Korea’s most imposing peaks on this Mt Seoraksan day tour from Seoul. Travel by cable car up to the Gweongeumseong peak and enjoy panoramic views over the valleys below. Follow walking routes through the forest to Sinheungsa Temple, where a statue of The Great Unification Buddha sits in contemplation. Listen as a guide sheds light on South Korea’s Buddhist heritage, and enjoy a delicious lunch of Korean speciality dishes.

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Korean Cultural Experience: Kimchi Making, Hanbok Wearing and Tea Ceremony

5 Reviews


Learn the art of wearing ‘hanbok,’ traditional Korean attire, and discover how to make kimchi during this cultural experience in Seoul. You’ll practice Korean customs as you learn greeting etiquette and play folk games, and enjoy the chance to sink your teeth — and hands — into the country’s favorite fermented side dish. An informative guide picks you up and drops you off at your hotel, with a brief stop at an amethyst factory or ginseng center.

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3-Hour Small Group Korean Pub Crawl in Hongdae

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Explore mysterious Korean nightlife of Hongdae on this 3-hour small group pub crawl. Visit a total of 3 stops with your guide where you will be provided delicious eateries and a variety of unforgettable drinking games to spend your night away. Enjoy the atmosphere of the lesser known streets of Seoul as the tour walks through the city.

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