Special Muslim Tour B : Seoul City & Palace Tour

Minimum Pax: 3
Time Required: 09:00~17:30
Fee: KRW96,000p/p
Course: Hotel - Blue House (pass by) - Changing of the Guard Ceremony - Gyeongbokgung Palace (Deoksugung Palace on Tuesdays) - National Folk Museum - Ginseng Center - Itaewon Mosque - Lunch at 'Eid' (Kervan on Mondays) - Korean Folk Village - Hotel

Includes : Tour guide, Vehicle, Admission fee, Hotel Pick up service, Halal meal

Blue House
Official residence of the president is called "The Blue House".The symbol of the Blue House, which is at the center of Korean politics, is the blue tiles. The first thing that catches your eye when you arrive at the Blue House is also the blue tiles of the main building. The blue tiles and the smooth roof are in beautiful harmony with Mt. Bugaksan behind it.

Gyeongbokgung Palace
Gyeonbokgung Palace is a palace erected during the reign of king Taejo, founder of the Joseon Dynasty(1392-1910) which was the final kingdom in Korea, but it was destroyed in the Japanese invasion of 1592. It was reconstructed in 1868. It has 4 gates including the southern main gate, Gwanghwamum.

National Folk Museum (NMK)
The National Folk Museum is located on the compound of Gyeongbok palace. It shows you the traditional life of both the ordinary people and aristocracy. It has exhibits from all parts of Korea. There ae displays of traditional farming methods, hunting, weaving, cooking and other house keeping chores.

Itaewon Mosque (Islam Korea Seoul Central Masjid)
Seoul Central Masjid established by the Muslim community in 1969 is the first mosque in Seoul, South Korea. This mosque is located in Itaewon and they worship in English, Arabic and Korean.
In Seoul Central Masjid, located in between Hangang River and Namsan, there are an office, classroom, reception room on 1st floor, a men’s prayer hall on 2nd floor, and women’s one on 3rd floor.
In the Islam center of the side part, there are Islam shops, Prince Sultan Islamic School from on the ground floor to the third floor.
Outside of this mosque, Many Islam stores, Halal restaurants, Islamic bookstores, and Supermarkets are located which you can watch a lot conveniently.

Lunch in Korean Cuisine 'Eid', Halal Certified Restaurant on Itaewon (Close on Mondays)
'Eid' is the first Korean Halal Restaurant in Korea. This restaurant was officially certified by the KMF as well. They started to manage this restaurant for Muslim who would like to enjoy Korean food and all family working in this restaurant have become Muslim. 'Eid' customized Muslim not only Foods but also plates and interior. Also, they prepared a private room for ladies who wearing a hijab.
'Eid' uses Halal Meat which is slaughtered by regulations and they buy and cook green vegetables only for the day. They never use artificial additives, colors and flavors with their cuisine.

'Eid' is located right near Itaewon Mosque, so after prayer at noon in the Mosque you will have lunch.

Korean Folk Village
The Korean Folk Village is home to numerous collections of Korean cultural artifacts, providing an opportunity for Korean children to experience and learn the culture of their ancestors firsthand. The site provides a venue to promote traditional Korean culture to both domestic and international visitors, and provides and open-air learning place for succeeding generations. The village has been developed to convey the wisdom and the spirits of our ancestors to both domestic and international tourists.