Hwaseong Fortress, Suwon Traditional Market, & Korean Folk Village Tour

Overview

  • We will be traveling to Suwon to see the traditional side of Korea.
  • First off is the Hwaseong Fortress where King Jeongjo moved to from Seoul. It is the first fortress built in Korea made using a mixture of traditional and modern building techniques
  • See the four gates of Hwaseong Fortress that are situated at the four cardinal directions, North, South, East and West during a ride along tour where you can learn many facts about the gates and the fortress itself
  • See the beautiful Dongbukgangnu, a pavilion originally made as a command post but was instead used for feasts and such due to the natural beauty around it
  • Walk along the walls of the fortress and see where the soldiers were posted while patrolling and watching out for enemies
  • Visit the Suwon Traditional Market which was established in 1917. See the many stalls and stores selling their wares which range from t-shirts to silk worm snacks
  • See a statue of King Jeongjo where he is pouring you a drink, which also doubles as a great photo opportunity with the former King
  • Walk around the Korean Folk Village in Suwon where you are transported back to the Joseon Dynasty with the architecture and workers wearing traditional clothes
  • See different performances there including a traditional wedding ceremony and traditional songs and dances
  • Walk around the relaxing walking paths set up at the village, where you can be one with nature in the trees or at the bank of the creek that runs through the middle of the village
  • Swing on the standing swings, getting a taste of your childhood once again
  • Make some pottery with a professional pottery maker there to assist you for an additional cost
  • Eat some traditional Korean food at the village market or at other locations in the village
  • Try your hand at a traditional grain mill

* Price:40,000won
* Includes: Round trip bus, English/Chinese/Japanese speaking guide, tips, all entrance fees for Gate tour at Hwaseong Fortress and the Korean Folk Village & LUNCH
* Lunch Menu: You can choose one from three different restaurants in the village with different food options at each location. You can get stuff from a hearty, meaty meal to a nice vegetable filled dish if you have any dietary restrictions.

What to Expect

See the Hwaseong Fortress and its’ beautiful architecture
See the Dongbukgangnu pavilion known for being the most beautiful section of the Hwaseong Fortress

Walk around the Traditional Market in Suwon where you can buy many different items
See the many different performances at the Korean Folk Village including singing and dancing as well as a traditional Korean wedding ceremony
See the amazing Korean Folk Village where you can see the way Koreans lived during the legendary Joseon Dynasty

ITINERARY

09:00am

Pick up at Insadong

09:30am

Pick up at Hongik Univ. subway station, Hana tour office

10:30-11:30am

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress Tour

11:40-12:30pm

Suwon Traditiona Market Tour

13:00-16:30pm

Korean Folk Village Tour and have lunch(included)

16:40pm

Depart for Seoul

17:30pm

Arrive at Hongik Univ. subway station

18:00pm

Arrive at Insadong

Payment Detail

*Price:40,000won

*Includes: Round trip bus, English/Chinese/Japanese speaking guide, tips, all entrance fees for Gate tour at Hwaseong Fortress and the Korean Folk Village & LUNCH

*How to Pay for Trips
1.You can use ATM machines to wire payments directly from your bank account to Adventure Korea’s account, which is Shinhan Bank account no: 140-011-581081 under the name of (주)더에이케이트래블.
2.Otherwise, you can visit any bank in Korea and have a teller wire the funds on your behalf
3.You also can pay into our paypal account below and it is 40USD
adventurekoreatrip@gmail.com
4.You must sign up at least 2 days before the trip departure date and mail to webmaster@adventurekorea.com for sign up and provide all the information below
-Full name(which is shown on the passport),
-nationality
-Language (English, Chinese, Japanese)
-Pick up site
-Contact number

Cancellation Policy

5 days before the trip: Full refund (120 hours from departure time)
3 days before the trip: 50% refund (72 hours from the departure time)
0% refund (72 hours or less from the departure time)

Pick up site

1) Insadong(SM Duty Free Shop)
-Address : SM Duty Free Shop, 41, Insadong 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
-Public Transportation : Jonggak Station(Line 1) 1 minute walking distance(Exit No.3 or No.3-1)

2) Hongik Univ. Station(HanaTour Office)
-Address : 1F, HanaTour Bldg. 127, Yanghwa-ro(Seogyo-dong)
-Public Transportation : Hongik Univ. Station(Line 2, AREX).
Go out to Exit 1 at Hongik Univ. subway station and walk straight 300 meters and then you will see Hana tour office sign by Starbucks and KDB bank(5-minute walking distance)
-Please call us at 010-4242-5536 if you have any problem to find the pick up site

Additional Information

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Reviews

₩ 40,000

  • Trip date : Daily
  • Location : Hawseong Fortress,Suwon Traditional Market&Korean Folk Village in Gyeonggido
  • Guide Language : English/Chinese/Japanese
  • Minimum traveler : 1
  • No trip on Mondays and Sundays