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Information for tour programs is being provided for the convenience of the symposium participants to enjoy after the event. The organizer (secretariat) is not affiliated with the following tour programs.

If you would like to make a reservation for tour programs, please check the item(s) on your registration form that apply to you or you can download the tour application form clicking the download button and sending it to the tour agency directly.

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Tour Agency for the Global Symposium on Ageing

Ms. Sindy Jo
- Tel. +82-2-792-9330
- E-mail. traesco@traesco.com Tour Registration Form

Type of tour

A(NT-01). Night Tour Course(Oct. 24, Tue)

Han River Cruise & N Seoul Tower

  • Tour dates & Time : October 24(Tue) / 18:00 – 22:00
  • Price : KRW 96,000 per person
  • Min. Person : 6
  • Including : Transportation, English Speaking Guide Assistance, All Admission Fees
  • Visiting Places : Han River Cruise, N Seoul Tower
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B(NT-02). Night Tour Course(Oct. 24, Tue)

Korean Traditional Performance

  • Tour dates & Time : October 24(Tue) / 18:00 – 22:00
  • Price : KRW 99,000 per person
  • Min. Person : 6
  • Including : Transportation, English Speaking Guide Assistance, All Admission Fees
  • Visiting Places : Korea House (Folk Performance), Insadong Alley
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C(HD-01). Half Day Tour Course(Oct. 25, Wed)

Good Morning Seoul Tour

  • Tour dates & Time : October 25(Wed) / 09:00 – 12:30
  • Price : KRW 60,000 per person
  • Itinerary : Hotel pick-up – Joggyesa temple – Pass by Presidential Blue House – Changing of the Royal Guards Ceremony – Gyeongbokgung Palace – National Folk Museum of Korea – Drop off at Insadong
  • Including : Transportation, English Speaking Guide Assistance, All Admission Fees
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D(FD-01). Full Day Tour Course(Oct. 25, Wed)

Korean Cultural Experience Tour

  • Tour dates & Time : October 25(Wed) / 09:00 – 17:50
  • Price : KRW 96,000 per person
  • Min. Person : 6
  • Itinerary : Hotel pick-up – Jogye Temple – Pass by Presidential Blue House – Changing of the Royal Guard Ceremony – Gyeongbok Palace – Lunch (Gimbap Making Experience) - Hanbok Experience – Gwangjang Market - Insadong (Traditional Souvenir Shop) - Hotel drop-off
  • Including : Transportation, English Speaking Guide Assistance, All Admission Fees
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A(NT-01). Han River Cruise & N Seoul Tower

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Tour dates & Time October 24(Tue) / 18:00 - 22:00
Price KRW 96,000 per person
Min. Person 6
Itinerary Transportation, English Speaking Guide Assistance, All Admission Fee
Details Han River Cruise, N Seoul Tower
  • Han River Cruise

    A boat cruise along the Han River is one of the best ways to view Seoul's river front areas. Several boats ply the waters of the Han, making 1-way and round-trip tours. In addition to the regularly scheduled tours, the boats can be chartered for special occassions and parties.

  • N Seoul Tower

    Seoul Tower was remodelled in 2005 and it opened to the public again on the 9th of December 2005, with the name of N Seoul Tower (N stands for new). The new tower has a new lighting system that makes the tower spectacular at night; new facilities such as restaurants, shops, cafés; a lobby with a media zone where films and music videos are shown for free; two pavilions, one for exhibitions and the other for performances; two observatories, the new digital observatory with new state of the art digital telescopes and the classic analogue observatory; a new revolving western style restaurant called N Grill on the top floor.

B(NT-02). Korean Traditional Performance

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Tour dates & Time October 24(Tue) / 18:00 - 22:00
Price KRW 99,000 per person
Min. Person 6
Including Transportation, English Speaking Guide Assistance, All Admission Fee
Details Korea House(Folk Performance), Insadong Alley
  • Korea House

    KOREA Sim Cheong: Listening to traditional Korean sounds A new venue for traditional Korean performing arts has been created by fusing Korea's best classical novel ‘The Story of Sim Cheong’ and media art! The art troupe and production team of the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation, which has devoted itself to the preservation of traditional Korean art performances for the past thirty-six years, is proud to present a new performance.

  • Insadong

    Insa-dong Street is one of the most memorable attractions in Seoul and represents the focal point of Korean traditional culture and crafts. Stores in Insa-dong specialize in a wide variety of goods that can only be purchased or appreciated in Korea: hanbok (traditional clothing), hanji (traditional paper), traditional teas, pottery, and folk crafts.

C(HD-01). Good Morning Seoul Tour

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Tour dates & Time October 25(Wed) / 09:00 - 12:30
Price KRW 60,000 per person
Min. Person 6
Itinerary Hotel pick-up - Jogyesa temple - Pass by Presidential Blue House - Changing of the Royal Guards Ceremony - Gyeongbokgung Palalce (Deoksu Palace on Tuesdays) - National Folk Museum of Korea - Drop off at Insadong
Including Transportation, English Speaking Guide Assistance, All Admission Fee
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    Your first destination is Jogye Temple. Beautiful lotus lanterns are hanging on the ceiling that contain lots of people’s wishes and prayers. Please feel free to look at the statue of Buddha with his generous smile. You can also try Topdoli, a ceremony that walks around the ten-story pagoda to make your wishes come true.

    The presidential house is not too far from the Jogye temple. When you go through the high-security area, you will see a white house with a blue roof. This is the Korean version of the White House called the Cheongwadae which literally means the house with blue top.

    The King of the Joseon Dynasty used to stay at the main palace called the Gyeongbok Palace and at its main entrance is Gwanghwamun. There used to be guards who protected the main entrance like the securities in front of the presidential Blue House. If you are wondering if there are still guards at the gate, don’t be surprised! They time-traveled to see you from the Joseon Dynasty. When the guards let you in the palace, it will be your turn to time travel from the future to the past. Take a slow walk around the royal palace and listen to your professional tour guide’s commentary about the history behind each building that the Gyeongbok Palace has.

    When you are dropped off at Insadong at tour's end, be sure to try a cup of Korean traditional tea. This area is famous for many antique stores, private galleries and also Korean traditional cuisine restaurants. You can also see all the signs of shops in Insadong are written in Hangul which is very interesting

D(FD-01). Korean Cultural Experience Tour

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Tour dates & Time October 25(Wed) / 09:00 - 17:50
Price KRW 96,000 per person
Min. Person 6
Itinerary Hotel pick-up - Jogye Temple - Pass by Presidential Blue House - Changing of the - Royal Guard Ceremony - Gyeongbok Palace (Deoksu Palace on Tuesdays) - Lunch (Gimbap Making Experience) - Hanbok Experience - Gwangjang Market - Insadong(National Suvenir Shop) - Hotel drop-off
Including Transportation, English Speaking Guide Assistance, All Admission Fee
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    You will be picked up from your hotel in Seoul by your local tour guide. You will enjoy your comfortable mini-van ride to each attraction with a very informative professional tour guide. Your first destination is Jogye Temple. The beautiful lotus lanterns are hanging on the ceiling that contain lots of people’s wishes and prayers. After Jogye Zen Buddhism Temple tour, you will go through the high-security area nearby to see the Cheongwadae Presidential Blue House.

    The King of the Joseon Dynasty used to stay at the main palace called the Gyeongbok Palace and at its main entrance is Gwanghwamun. There used to be guards protect the main entrance like the securities in front of the presidential Blue House. Take a slow walk around the royal palace, and listen to your guide's commentary about the history behind each building in the royal palace.

    For your lunch, you will visit the Gim Museum where you can have chance to make your own one of the most famous Korean lunch dish, Gimbap. It's like Korean style of California Roll you can put anything you want including veggies and pickled radish, even sliced ham at your taste. Don't miss the chance to try on Korean traditional costume, Hanbok and take photos.

    After your Korean lunch experience, your next destination is very interesting place. Gwangjang Market is very popular among foreign tourists because of its exotic street food vendors. You can find not only dishes like Ttteoppoki, noodles, Jeon (Korean pancake) but also alive octopus and sushi! If you are brave foodie, try things you love at Gwangjang Market.

    Finally you visit Insadong which is famous for antique stores, private galleries, and Korean restaurants, where you will have delicious Korean cuisine lunch. You can also visit the National Korea Souvenir shop which has a lot of quality of products for your family and friends.