Seoul Tours: Unesco World Heritage and Intangible Cultural Asset Traditional Experience Tour

South Korea has been so popular for keeping all their tangible and intangible assets and some of them became a part of the Unesco World Heritage List. Here's one of the Seoul tours dedicated to UNESCO heritage sites in Korea that you might be interested to try:


Changdeokgung Palace (창덕궁[유네스코 세계문화유산])


Changdeokgung is one of the five remaining royal Joseon palaces built after the most famous one, the Gyeongbokgung Palace. This is the most preserved and the principal palace for the kings of Joseon. The palace boasts about its public palace area, the royal family residence, and the secret garden wherein a 300-year-old tree lies and the romantic pavilion can be sighted.

Address: 99 Yulgok-ro, Waryong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
If you are planning to have a tour in this area you may reach them here:
1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
For more info: +82-2-3668-2300


Secret Garden at Changdeokgung Palace/ Huwon (창덕궁)

Built during the reign of King Taejong as a resting place for the royal family, the rear garden formerly called Bukwon and Geumwon and was renamed as Biwon after King Kojong's throne. The garden has only been touched by human hands when absolutely necessary to maintain its natural surroundings.


The place has been built to preserve the important arts and culture of Korea. Seoul Intangible Cultural Heritage Center is home to the exhibition hall and educational facilities that local and foreign visitors will enjoy and learn from. Aside from that, the center offers special training for those wish to learn more about traditional crafts and arts.

03059 20-13 Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 
Open from Monday to Sunday except Holidays



Museum of Traditional Korean Music (국립국악박물관) 

and Janggu Experience

The Museum of Traditional Korean music aims to acknowledge the importance of traditional Korean music to the history of Korea and showcase to the world what Korean music has to offer. Also, this museum holds about 6,000 pieces of gugak (traditional Korean music) materials and relics with numerous historical values for the people of Korea. The museum also contains seven themed exhibit halls and 3D room where you can see animated shows screened throughout. 

Contact details: +82-2-580-3130
2364, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul

Price: From 190,000 KRW
Operations: Tuesday to Sunday
Duration: 6 hours
Contact Details: *82-2-318-0345 (English, Chinese and Japanese)

**photos from Korea Tourism Organization and Visit Korea

1 Comments

  1. Seoul and the whole of Korea is home to well-preserved cultural and historical sites. I love going around here and discovering great places.

    wendy
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