Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Seoul ④

Seoul City Tour Bus


If you are not quite sure what to see or do in Seoul, your best bet would be Seoul City Tour. Seoul City Tour is a convenient hop-on, hop-off bus tour that hits all of the major tourist attractions in Seoul. With one ticket, you can see markets like Dongdaemun Market, shopping districts like Myeongdong, ancient palaces like Gyeongbokgung (Palace) and major landmarks like N Seoul Tower in addition to discounted admission fees to many of these attractions.



 
1. Types of Buses

There are two types of buses available; single-decker buses and double-decker buses. Every bus comes equipped with wide, reclining seats with individual audio guides at every seat. The audio guides are available in several different languages including Korean, Japanese, English, and Chinese and provide detailed information on every stop on the route.

2. Bus Routes

  • City Circulation Tour (Single-Decker Bus)Gwanghwamun → Deoksugung (Palace) → Namdaemun Market → Seoul Station → USO → Yongsan Station → National Museum of Korea → War Memorial of Korea → Yongsan Army Base → Itaewon → Crown Hotel → Myeongdong → Namsangol Hanok Village → Grand Ambassador Hotel → National Theater of Korea → N Seoul Tower → Hyatt Hotel → Shilla Hotel → Dongdaemun Market → Daehangno → Changgyeonggung (Palace) → Changdeokgung (Palace) → Insadong → Cheongwadae (Blue House) → The National Folk Museum of Korea → Gyeongbokgung (Palace) → Gwanghwamun
  • Cheonggyecheon (Stream)・Ancient Palaces Tour (Double-Decker Bus)Gwanghwamun → Deoksugung (Palace) → Cheonggye Plaza → Cheonggyecheon Museum → Seoul Folk Flea Market → Daehangno → Changgyeonggung(Palace) → Changdeokgung(Palace) → Insadong → Seoul Museum of History → Agricultural Museum of Korea → Gwanghwamun
  • Night Tour 1 (Single-Decker Bus)Gwanghwamun → Deoksugung (Palace) → National Assembly → Seogangdaegyo (Bridge) → Seongsudaegyo (Bridge) → Hannamdaegyo (Bridge) → N Seoul Tower (20 min stop) → Namsan Public Library → Namdaemun Market → Cheonggye Plaza → Gwanghwamun
  • Night Tour 2 (Double-Decker Bus)
    Gwanghwamun → Seosomun → Mapodaegyo (Bridge) → Seogangdaegyo (Bridge) → Hannamdaegyo (Bridge) → Olympic-daegyo (Bridge) → Banpo Hangang Park → Dongjakdaegyo (Bridge) → Seongsudaegyo (Bridge) → Olympic-daegyo (Bridge) → Hannamdaegyo (Bridge) → Namsan Public Library → Namdaemun Market → Cheonggye Plaza → Gwanghwamun

3. How to Use

Buses depart from the Gwanghwamun bus stop located in front of the Donghwa Duty Free Shop, but passengers may get on/off the buses at any one of the bus stops on the route. If you would like to know the bus schedule, please call +82-2-777-6090. It is recommended that first-timers take the bus from the departure point. (Departure Point: Donghwa Duty Free Shop in Gwanghwamun)
Tickets for the Seoul City Tour Bus can be purchased at the Gwanghwamun Ticket Booth or on board the buses from the driver.

 
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