Hotel → Exterior view of Presidential Blue House → Gyeongbok Palace&The National Folklore Museum (Changdeok Palace on Tuesday only) → Shopping Center → N Seoul Tower → Hotel
The Alive Museum is housed in N Seoul Tower. In Alive Museum, You can see the paintings drawn with special high-transparency paints and optical illusion methods. You can be the parts of the 3 dimensional paintings and it feels like you communicate with those paintings. After the conclusion of Alive Museum tour, you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the whole Seoul city in the N Seoul Tower Observatory. Because of these reasons. N Seoul Tower is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Korea, especially for couples.
Tour Course Information
N Seoul Tower
Opened to the public on October 15, 1980, Seoul Tower has been designated as a major tourist attraction where the beautiful panoramic view of Seoul can been seen. The 236.7 meter high Seoul Tower built on the 243m Mt. Namsan has been known as the best tower in Asia. After 30 years of devoted support from tourists, it was remodeled on December 9, 2005 with a magnificent new look. The letter N signifies a ‘new’ look, and a total construction cost of 15 billion won was invested in to giving Seoul Tower its new look.
Built in 1395, Gyeongbok Palace is also commonly referred to as the “Northern Palace” because it is located more toward the north, compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeok (Eastern Palace) and Gyeonghee (Western Palace). Gyeongbok Palace is arguably the most beautiful and remains the grandest of all the five palaces.
National Folklore Museum
The National Folk Museum displays the lifestyle of ancient Koreans. There are 20,000 vestiges, with a total of 4000 folk relics. In the Center Hall there is traditional culture or folk related exhibits. The “Hall of Korean Lifestyle” shows the lifestyles of Koreans from pre-historic times to the Joseon Period (1392~1910). You can compare the cultural characteristic and vestiges by period and you can see the development of pottery, agricultural implements and prints.
Presidential Blue House
The symbol of Cheongwadae (known to westerners as the Blue House or the presidential residence), is the blue tiles. The first thing that catches your eye when you arrive at Cheongwadae is the blue tiles of the main building. The blue tiles and the smooth roof are in beautiful harmony with Mt. Bugaksan behind it. As the Blue House represents Korea, the blue tiles and the smooth curve of the roof represents the beauty of Korea.