Day trip

From Seoul: Baengmagoji Battlefield & Korean War Tour

From Seoul: Baengmagoji Battlefield & Korean War Tour

From $107.14 per person

Learn more about the history of the Korean War and visit Baengmagoji, the site of the Battle of White Horse. Discover the former headquarters of the Korean Labor Party, Dopiansa Temple, and the picturesque Sanjeong Lake.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your accommodation in Seoul.

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Baengmagoji, the site of some of the fiercest conflicts during the Korean War
  • See the building which was once the headquarters of the North Korean Labor Party
  • Learn about Buddhism at Dopiansa, a temple destroyed during the Korean War
  • Embark on a relaxing walk around Sanjeong Lake while enjoying beautiful scenery
  • Enjoy a delicious traditional Korean-style rib soup for lunch
Full description
Embark on a day tour outside the city of Seoul and learn more about the history of the Korean War. First, stop at Baengmagoji, the site of the Battle of White Horse. Learn more about the fierce conflict between the 9th division of the Korean Army and the 38th force of the Chinese Army which took place here throughout October 1952. Next, visit the former Headquarters of the Labor Party. Discover a three-story building which was constructed in 1946 and in use until the outbreak of the Korean War on June 25 1950. Today, the building is used as a concert hall. Then, visit Dopiansa Temple, built in the 9th century during the era of the Silla Dynasty. This temple is located near to the DMZ and saw much conflict during the war years. Once you've worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a traditional Korean-style rib soup for lunch. Finally, stop at Sanjeong Lake and take a relaxing around the beautiful mountain lake surrounded by magnificent views. Enjoy some time to reflect on Korean history, before returning to the capital.
Includes
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Hotel pickup (if option selected)
  • Lunch (Korean-style soup)
  • Hotel drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Product ID: 384334