June's Main Article
June, the Start of Summer in Seoul!
June marks the start of summer in Seoul! Special events like the Seoul Summer Sale and the Seoul Drum Festival will be taking place during June. Visitors will also be able to take advantage of discounted rates for tours and services in Seoul.
Seoul Summer Sale
The Seoul Summer Sale starts early this year. Normally, the event runs during the month of July, but for 2017, the sale starts on May 23rd and will run until July 31st, 2017. For 70 days, foreign visitors can enjoy a wide range of deals and offers. For the first time ever, discounts and deals on accommodation is a part of the Seoul Summer Sale. Businesses from several industries will be participating in the sale, and discounts can be had on cultural activities and entertainment, dining, fashion and beauty, medical services, retail shops, and more.
The popular Hallyu K-pop group Super Junior makes a return appearance as the Seoul Summer Sale's official ambassador. Super Junior's faces are emblazoned on the 2017 Summer Sale catalogue. The catalogue is available at various locations throughout the city and they're presented in a pink gift bag. Shoppers will find coupons, deals, and sales information in the catalogue.
- Visit the official Seoul Summer Sale website here
- During the Seoul Summer Sale, there will be online giveaway events! Check out Visit Seoul's social media pages during June to participate in the events. 2 events are scheduled to take place online.
Discounts at One More Trip
One More Trip is an indispensible tool for foreign visitors to Korea. An online open marketplace, One More Trip makes reserving and purchasing activities, tours, services, and travel items in Korea is simple and convenient. The One More Trip website offers various global payment methods. In addition to foreign credit cards, payment methods include several options including PayPal and Alipay. During the month of June, One More Trip will be holding a special sales event with discounts on a number of popular activities, tours, and items. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to enjoy discounts on One More Trip!
Everyone's favorite trip, the Palace Tour
See the best of traditional and historic Seoul on this tour! Seoul's main historic attractions such as Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbokgung Palace, the National Folk Museum of Korea are three of the stops on this 4-hour long tour. The tour is relatively short and it leaves plenty of time for visitors to explore Seoul on their own once after they've finished the tour.
Course : Jogyesa Temple
-> Gyeongbokgung Palace
-> The National Folk Museum of Korea
Reserve the tour here
Luggage Delivery Service
What if there was a way to travel without carrying around heavy luggage? Using the luggage delivery service ZIMZOM-AIR means less stress and more time for tourists to start exploring Seoul. Luggage can be transported from Incheon or Gimpo airport to visitors' Seoul accommodation; or from their accommodation to the airport.
Top Attractions of Seoul Tour
Visitors interested in seeing traditional Seoul and modern Seoul will enjoy the Top Attractions of Seoul tour. The tour includes stops at Seoul's major historic and modern attractions. The tour will stop by many tourist attractions, including the president's residence Cheongwadae, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Jogyesa Temple, and Namsan Seoul Tower. This 9-hour tour covers Seoul's most popular sights and there is much to see and do on the tour.
Course : Hotel -> Cheongwadae
-> Royal Changing of the Guards Ceremony -> Gyeongbokgung Palace
(Tuesday : Deoksugung Palace
) -> The National Folk Museum of Korea
(Tuesday : Seoul Museum of History
) -> Jogyesa Temple
-> Ginseng Center -> Lunch -> Insa-dong -> Namsan Seoul Tower
-> Namsangol Hanok Village
(Tuesday : Myeong-dong) -> Duty Free Shop -> Hotel
Reserve the tour here
Accessible Seoul 3 Day Tour
The Accessible Seoul 3 Day tour is perfect for visitors who have limited mobility or physical disabilities. Experience barrier-free travel in Seoul and see Seoul's most popular tourist attractions! The tour course is designed for convenience and the attractions and transit paths are all wheelchair-friendly. The itinerary can also be changed and customized based on the traveler's level of mobility and interests.
Course : Myeong-dong / Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)
(first day) -> Namsan Seoul Tower
/ Insa-dong / Yeouido (second day) -> Gyeongbokgung Palace
/ The National Folk Museum of Korea
/ Insa-dong / Namsangol Hanok Village
Reserve the tour here
- See all of June's discounted items and tours here
- Official Website : One More Trip
Seoul Drum Festival
The Seoul Drum Festival is set to heat up Seoul! Taking place on June 2nd and 3rd at Gyeonghuigung Palace, 2017 marks the 19th anniversary of the festival. The Seoul Drum Festival, is one of Seoul's 4 major festivals. There will be performances, a drumming concert, and a drum market & fair. Visitors will be able to see top talent from Korea and abroad as some of the best drummers in the world will be performing at the Seoul Drum Festival.
See the traditional and modern meet during this special festival! There will be many heart-pounding, thrilling performances complemented by LED and light displays at one of Seoul's best historical attractions, Gyeonghuigung Palace!
- Address & Directions : 37 Gyeonghuigung-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul / Seodaemun Station (subway line 5) exit 3
- Official Website: Seoul Drum Festival
- Learn more about the festival venue, Gyeonghuigung Palace, here