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  • Foreigners’ Favorite, Seoul City Walking Tour

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    Which street of Seoul is most beloved by foreigners? The city of Seoul offers a course experience event called the Seoul City Walking Tour through which participants can discover the unique charm of Seoul while walking through the city’s major tourist attractions, including Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, and Bukchon.

    Seoul City Walking Tour provides the opportunity for an exploration of Seoul with expert commentary by the culture and tour guide. It is divided into 33 courses into categories such as traditional culture-focused area, modern culture-focused area, ecologically restored area, and more.

    There is an event in which the expats living in Seoul or the foreign tourists visiting Seoul can participate. Those interested in participating in the event should leave a review by September 30, 2019 after participating in the Seoul City Walking Tour.

    Reservations of one’s desired course is available on the Seoul City Walking Tour website (http://english.visitseoul.net/walking-tour). Those interested in participating in the event must post photos and a review on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/doboseoul) to participate. One team (3 individuals) that is selected by lottery will be announced on the Seoul City Walking Tour Facebook in October and will be offered a prize (USD 150 Amazon gift card).

    Through the event, Seoul will select the five courses most loved by foreigners and advertise these courses on Seoul City Walking Tour’s SNS in order to ameliorate foreign tourists’ experiences of Seoul.

    The city of Seoul is constantly developing and offering a unique Seoul City Walking Tour to attract more Korean and foreign tourists. The city is expecting that the courses “Night Tour of Seoullo,” in which participants are offered a glimpse of the nightscape of downtown Seoul in summer, and “Cheonggyecheon 1,” which will offer the opportunity to cool off amidst an exhausting heat wave, will be particularly popular.

    “Night Tour of Seoullo” (2 km, 2 hours) will begin at Seoullo, a new landmark of Seoul, and continue through Namdaemun Church, Hanyangdoseong (Seoul City Wall), and Baekbeom Square in Namsan. From Seoullo’s modern look to the portrayal of Seoul’s history through Hanyangdoseong (Seoul City Wall), the course will provide participants with a relaxing time in the urban center.

    “Cheonggyecheon 1” (2.7 km, 2 hours & 30 minutes) is comprised of the places that provide participants with a cool, refreshing time downtown in the sweltering summer. Along Cheonggyecheon Stream, participants can find Cheonggye Plaza, Gwangtonggyo Bridge, Supyogyo Bridge, Ogansugyo Bridge, and Igansumun Floodgate while enjoying views to look at and things to eat throughout the neighboring areas including Gwanghwamun, Jongno, and Dongdaemun.

    Foreigners’ Favorite, Seoul City Walking Tour
    Foreigners’ Favorite, Seoul City Walking Tour
    Foreigners’ Favorite, Seoul City Walking Tour Foreigners’ Favorite, Seoul City Walking Tour
    Foreigners’ Favorite, Seoul City Walking Tour
    Foreigners’ Favorite, Seoul City Walking Tour Foreigners’ Favorite, Seoul City Walking Tour