There is no better way to explore Seoul than on foot, and a guided walking tour is a great way to get a behind-the-scenes look at South Korea’s capital city of Seoul.

Here are well-curated and guided walking tours for you to unlock the city’s sights and stories.

Whether you are a culture vulture, history lover, adventurer, or a globetrotter on a budget Trazy has one-of-a-kind walking tours for you!

  1. Changgyeonggung Palace
  2. Deoksugung Palace
  3. Bukchon Hanok Village
  4. Insadong
  5. Hannam-dong
  6. Seongsu-dong
  7. Noryangjin Fish Market
  8. Namdaemun Market
  9. Gyeongdong Market
  10. Seoul Ghost Walking Tour
  11. Sindang-dong
  12. Seoul City Wall
  13. Seochon Village
  14. War Memorial of Korea
  15. MMCA National Art Museum

1. Changgyeonggung Palace Night Walking Tour

Stroll through the illuminated palace grounds and gardens

Changgyeonggung Palace is a palace that once served as a quarter for queens and concubines. Travel through the history of the palace while listening to explanations from a professional tour guide. Explore Changgyeonggung Palace at night, when the pathways and palace light up!

You can also explore other night attractions in Seoul, such as Gwangjang Market, Cheonggyecheon Stream, and Naksan Park.

Check out Trazy Blog on 4 Best Ways to Enjoy the Seoul Nightlife!

2. Deoksugung Palace Walking Tour

Take a walk through the centuries

Tune into modern Korean history at must-visit places of historical significance with a professional English-speaking tour guide, a superb storyteller who will tell you dynamic stories of the transition period of Korea from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.

Take a stroll through historic attractions and enjoy the amazing view at Deoksugung Palace, one of the five royal palaces in Seoul that is considered the heart of the Korean empire. It is located in the center of the city with a splendid day and night view.

Also, explore the historic gems of Seoul on a captivating walking tour of Gyeonghuigung Palace along with Deoksugung Palace, led by a professional English-speaking guide. Delve into the rich heritage of these renowned palaces and uncover the stories of Korea’s past amidst the modern bustle of the city.

Check out Trazy Blog on the Five Grand Palaces in Seoul You Should Visit!

3. Bukchon Hanok Village Walking Tour

Travel back in time and explore the timeless elegance of Korean traditional houses!

Bukchon Hanok Village embodies the spirit of our Korean ancestors in its 600-year-old urban history. Hanok is a traditional Korean architectural style that has evolved and persisted through different eras, holding significant historical value to this day.

Learn about the unique features and changes of Hanok houses over time and experience the food and culture enjoyed by Korean nobles of that era!

Check out Trazy Blog on All About Bukchon Hanok Village, a Living Museum in Seoul, and Hanok Villages in Korea – Korean Traditional Houses!

4. Insadong Walking Tour

Surround yourself with Korean art and food

Insadong Street is a center for the arts, where painters, craftsmen, and art lovers set up shop along the narrow alleys, making it a unique place full of crafts, pottery, and paintings. Join this tour and discover Isandong and learn about the history behind this charming street as you navigate your way through the narrow alleyways lined with craft shops and teahouses! An English-speaking tour guide and food tastings are included.

If you are interested in Makgeolli (Korean rice wine) and Korean food, join the Insadong & Ikseondong Makgeolli & Food Tour! You’ll get to experience the Korean food and drinks scene at Korean-style cafes and bars and taste different kinds of traditional teas, alcohol, and desserts.

Also, embark on a delectable journey through Seoul’s culinary scene with a Seoul Street Food Adventure tour. From the cultural charm of Insadong to the bustling atmosphere of Gwangjang Market, the local market featured in the popular Netflix show “Street Food: Asia”, indulge in a variety of authentic Korean street foods, guided by a professional English-speaking guide.

Check out Trazy Blog on 11 Best Places to Try Local Street Foods in Seoul!

5. Hannam-dong Art & Food Walking Tour

Engage in an authentic experience of Korean culture & storytelling

This tour offers an introduction to the prominent tourist attractions cherished by Koreans in Hannam-dong. Embark on this tour to immerse yourself in Newtro tales, indulge in K-pop LPs, explore Art Toy stores, savor fusion Korean cuisine, and partake in the essence of K-culture within Hannam-dong!

6. Seongsu-dong K-pop & Culture Walking Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the electric streets of Seongsu-dong

From trendy cafes to bustling markets and artisanal shoemakers, immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and creativity of this dynamic district in Seongsu!

Led by our professional English-speaking guide, this 3-hour walking tour will take you to the hidden gems of Seoul’s urban landscape, including Seongsu-dong Cafe Street, Ttukdo Youth Market, Seongsu-dong Handmade Shoes Street, Understand Avenue, D-Tower & SM Entertainment, Seoul Forest, and K-Sool Place.

Check out Trazy Blog on 6 Things All K-pop Fans Must Experience in Seoul, and Top 4 K-pop Entertainment Buildings in Seoul!

7. Noryangjin Fish Market Half-Day Walking Tour & Food Tasting

Visit one of Korea’s largest seafood markets

Go on a guided walking food tour around the bustling Noryangjin Fish Market, one of Korea’s largest seafood markets! This seafood mecca is a mix of wholesale and retail stores, with 250 to 300 tons of fishery products traded every day. Learn about the local food culture and taste fresh seafood from the market stalls and restaurants. An English-speaking tour guide and food tastings are included.

8. Namdaemun Market Street Food Walking Tour

Taste four types of street food at the largest traditional market in Korea

Namdaemun Market, first opened in 1964, has become a particularly popular destination among foodies drawn to the sights, smells, and flavors of its sprawling food streets. Discover the importance of food in Korean culture with an English-speaking local tour guide. Try out tasty Korean street food, such as tteokbokki, kalguksu, dumplings, fish cake bar, or hotteok. Join this fun and unique street food walking tour, which includes 4 street foods and 2 drinks!

9. Gyeongdong Market Healing Walking Tour

Embark on a captivating sensory journey in Jegi-dong

On this holistic tour, stroll through an herbal medicine market and the vibrant Gyeongdong Market as the guide offers an intriguing insight into Korean medicine. Taste herbal tea with various benefits at a 40-year-old “OraeGage” oriental medicine clinic. Also, visit a unique Starbucks within the market, different from any other Starbucks in the world!

10. Seoul Ghost Walking Tour – The Dark Side of Seoul

Explore the spookiest parts of Seoul

Now that you’ve experienced the bright side of Seoul, it’s time for the dark side. This tour will take you to the spookiest parts of the city that are usually avoided by people and inform you about the dark history and urban legends of Seoul. Test your courage and enjoy the thrilling experience! An English-speaking tour staff and a souvenir map of haunted places in Korea are included.

11. Sindang-dong Occult Walking Tour

Peel back the layers of Sindang-dong’s past with ghost stories & historical artifacts 

Singdang-dong, situated in Seoul’s Jung-gu district, is renowned as “Tteokbokki Town”. However, in the past, a large cemetery was located in this area, where many shamans worshipped diverse deities, spirits, and ancestors, so it was called ‘Sindang’, using the Chinese character for ‘ghost’. Later, this Chinese character was changed to a different character with the same pronunciation, meaning ‘new’.

Join this chilling walking tour and explore the eerie sites to learn about Korean shamanism, exorcism practices, and evil spirits!

12. Seoul City Wall Night Hiking Tour

Enjoy the enchanting lights of Seoul on a night hike

Take in the best sights in the Jongno district in Seoul with this walking tour that combines history, street art, and murals, and a pleasant night stroll. Starting from Dongdaemun Gate, one of the most iconic landmarks of Seoul, you will walk along the historic Seoul City Wall, up to Naksan Park where you can admire the fascinating night views of Seoul.

※TIP: Seoul City Wall, or ‘Hanyangdoseong’ in Korean, is an 18km-long fortress wall with 600 years of history, which circles the four mountains in the heart of Seoul, Bugaksan, Naksan, Namsan and Inwangsan. You can find the restored remnants of the Seoul City Wall in these mountains.

Check out Trazy Blog on Seoul Hiking Guide: Must-Hike Mountains in Seoul!

13. Seochon Village Walking Tour

Journey into the depths of an old, artistic village hidden in the concrete jungle

Explore the winding alleys of Seochon Village, a little-known neighborhood filled with traditional houses and dotted with trendy art galleries, situated on the west of Gyeongbokgung Palace, the largest of five royal palaces in central Seoul.

On this tour, you’ll get to explore stores that have been carrying on Seoul’s tradition and value for a long time. Additionally, savor classic Korean dishes and experience a unique food culture at Tongin Market, a traditional market that first opened in 1941, with 80 vendors along a 200m alleyway!

14. War Memorial of Korea Walking Tour

Uncover the untold stories of the Korean War

The War Memorial of Korea is a museum and memorial dedicated to preserving South Korea’s military history, with a primary focus on the Korean War, showcasing exhibits, artifacts, and outdoor displays. From the strategic Incheon Landing to captivating stories of UN forces, this walking tour offers a clear insight into war’s impact.

15. MMCA National Art Museum Walking Tour

Join a guided tour of the MMCA led by a local guide with a major in art history

MMCA Seoul is a prominent art gallery featuring an extensive collection of Korean and international modern and contemporary art. It’s located in the heart of the city, near Gyeongbokgung Palace and other cultural landmarks.

This small group tour will be led by an art major who will make your experience more accessible and enjoyable. Moreover, you’ll get to venture into the Bukchon and Anguk areas to indulge in local culinary delights afterward.

Check out Trazy Blog on the 5 Best Art Museums in Seoul You Must Visit!

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