Minimum Pax: 3 Time Required: 09:00~17:30 Fee: KRW96,000p/p Course: Hotel - Blue House (pass by) - Changing
of the Guard Ceremony - Gyeongbokgung Palace (Deoksugung Palace
on Tuesdays) - National Folk Museum - Ginseng Center - Itaewon
Mosque - Lunch at 'Eid' (Kervan on Mondays) - Korean Folk
Village - Hotel
: Tour guide, Vehicle, Admission fee, Hotel Pick up service,
residence of the president is called "The Blue
House".The symbol of the Blue House, which is
at the center of Korean politics, is the blue tiles.
The first thing that catches your eye when you arrive
at the Blue House is also the blue tiles of the main
building. The blue tiles and the smooth roof are in
beautiful harmony with Mt. Bugaksan behind it.
Palace Gyeonbokgung Palace is a palace erected
during the reign of king Taejo, founder of the Joseon
Dynasty(1392-1910) which was the final kingdom in
Korea, but it was destroyed in the Japanese invasion
of 1592. It was reconstructed in 1868. It has 4
gates including the southern main gate, Gwanghwamum.
(NMK) The National Folk Museum is located on the
compound of Gyeongbok palace. It shows you the traditional
life of both the ordinary people and aristocracy.
It has exhibits from all parts of Korea. There ae
displays of traditional farming methods, hunting,
weaving, cooking and other house keeping chores.
Mosque (Islam Korea Seoul Central Masjid) Seoul Central Masjid established by the Muslim
community in 1969 is the first mosque in Seoul, South
Korea. This mosque is located in Itaewon and they
worship in English, Arabic and Korean.
In Seoul Central Masjid, located in between Hangang
River and Namsan, there are an office, classroom,
reception room on 1st floor, a men’s prayer
hall on 2nd floor, and women’s one on 3rd floor.
In the Islam center of the side part, there are Islam
shops, Prince Sultan Islamic School from on the ground
floor to the third floor.
Outside of this mosque, Many Islam stores, Halal restaurants,
Islamic bookstores, and Supermarkets are located which
you can watch a lot conveniently.
in Korean Cuisine 'Eid', Halal Certified Restaurant
on Itaewon (Close on Mondays) 'Eid' is the
first Korean Halal Restaurant in Korea. This restaurant
was officially certified by the KMF as well. They
started to manage this restaurant for Muslim who would
like to enjoy Korean food and all family working in
this restaurant have become Muslim. 'Eid' customized
Muslim not only Foods but also plates and interior.
Also, they prepared a private room for ladies who
wearing a hijab.
'Eid' uses Halal Meat which is slaughtered by regulations
and they buy and cook green vegetables only for the
day. They never use artificial additives, colors and
flavors with their cuisine.
'Eid' is located right near
Itaewon Mosque, so after prayer at noon in the Mosque
you will have lunch.
Folk Village The
Korean Folk Village is home to numerous collections
of Korean cultural artifacts, providing an opportunity
for Korean children to experience and learn the culture
of their ancestors firsthand. The site provides a
venue to promote traditional Korean culture to both
domestic and international visitors, and provides
and open-air learning place for succeeding generations.
The village has been developed to convey the wisdom
and the spirits of our ancestors to both domestic
and international tourists.