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VIP Gyeongju Day Trip from Busan Including UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Busan, South Korea
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8 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 1 more

Description

Travel back in time to the the days of the Silla kingdom on a private 8-hour tour to Gyeongju. The full-day excursion is perfect for history-buffs and xenophiles who value comfort and want to make the... More
Travel back in time to the the days of the Silla kingdom on a private 8-hour tour to Gyeongju. The full-day excursion is perfect for history-buffs and xenophiles who value comfort and want to make the most of their time in Korea. Have your camera ready for the the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Bulguk Temple and 8th-century Seokguram Grotto. Other highlights include Gyeongju Donggung Palace, Wolji Pond, and Daereungwon Tomb Complex.

Highlights

  • Travel comfortably in a luxury class sedan
  • Eat a traditional Korean lunch during the tour
  • Enjoy complimentary admission to all attractions
  • Visit multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Korea

What To Expect

Summary

Your tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Busan, Gyeongju or from Haeundae Subway Station. Learn about Gyeongju, a coastal city rich with culture and history.

Itinerary as follows:

1. Shilla Kingdom
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Your tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Busan, Gyeongju or from Haeundae Subway Station. Learn about Gyeongju, a coastal city rich with culture and history.

Itinerary as follows:

1. Shilla Kingdom Theater

Tourists can enjoy short film of Shilla Kimdom dynasty.

2. Gyochon Traditional Village

Located in Gyeongju-si, Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional
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Your tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Busan, Gyeongju or from Haeundae Subway Station. Learn about Gyeongju, a coastal city rich with culture and history.

Itinerary as follows:

1. Shilla Kingdom Theater

Tourists can enjoy short film of Shilla Kimdom dynasty.

2. Gyochon Traditional Village

Located in Gyeongju-si, Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village is a hanok village that allows visitors a look inside life of Choi Clan. 

3. Daereungwon Tomb Complex

Large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom can be seen around Gyeongju at the Daereungwon Tomb Complex (Cheonmachong Tomb). There are twenty-three large tombs located here; the most famous being Cheonmachong and Hwangnamdaechong.

4. Cheomseongdae Observatory

Cheomseongdae is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia. Constructed during the reign of Queen Seon-deok, it was used for observing the stars in order to forecast the weather. This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves, and was designated as a National Treasure December 20, 1962. 

5. Bulguk Temple [UNESCO World Heritage]

Bulguk Temple is the representative relic of Gyeongju and was designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in 1995. The beauty of the temple itself and the artistic touch of the stone relics are known throughout the world. 

6. Seokguram Grotto [UNESCO World Heritage]

Seokguram, located on Tohamsan Mountain, is the representative stone temple of Korea. Designated as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1995, it is an artificial stone temple made of granite. The construction was started by Kim Dae-Seong in 751 during the reign of King Gyeong-Deok of the Silla Kingdom (57 BC - AD 935) and it was finished twenty-four years later in 774.

7. Gyeongju Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond

According to the historical records of Samguk-sagi, Wolji Pond was built during the 14th year of King Munmu of the Silla Kingdom (57 BC-935 AD). Small mountains were created inside the palace walls, beautiful flowers were planted, and rare animals were brought in to create an exquisitely exotic garden fit for royalty. The pond was originally built in Wolseung Fortress (built in 101 AD during the Silla period), but the fortress was destroyed and now lies in ruins. 

What's Included

All taxes, fees and handling charges
Bottled water
Professional guide
Professional photographer guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Transport by air-conditioned luxurious sedan
Lunch
Gratuities
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Your hotel in Busan or in Gyeongju or Haeundae Subway Station

Departure Time

Around 8 am. The exact pick-up time will be notified before the tour date.

Return Details

Your hotel in Busan or in Gyeongju or Haeundae Subway Station

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please wear a comfortable shoes (high heels are not recommended)
  • Sun screen is recommended
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please wear a comfortable shoes (high heels are not recommended)
  • Sun screen is recommended
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Minimum numbers apply (2). There is a possibility of cancellation after
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please wear a comfortable shoes (high heels are not recommended)
  • Sun screen is recommended
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Minimum numbers apply (2). There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 35385P17