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A visit to Namhansanseong Fortress, Korea's 11th UNESCO World Heritage Site!

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Namhansanseong is the 11th UNESCO World Heritage Site in Korea. It is known for its beautiful view of Seoul, even though it is located in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province. In this tour, you will walk along the Namhansanseong Fortress, a unique fortress city situated in Namhan Mountain. 

Namhansanseong Fortress Walking Tour

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Tour Dates: Tuesdays, Friday - Sundays (Does not operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays)

Duration of tour: Approx. 4.5 hours

Available languages: English/Korean/Japanese/Chinese

Why We Recommend It

Namhansanseong is located in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province. It may be hard to get to for foreigners that don't have a personal car.

Namhansanseong Fortress was registered as the 11th UNESCO World Heritage site in Korea in 2014. 

It is a famous hiking spot for Koreans because of its incredible view of Seoul.

Namhansanseong Fortress has fie trekking courses. This course will walk up the first course, which is said to have the best view. 

You won't have to worry about transportation as an English/Japanese/Chinese-speaking tour guide will guide you around in a private car.

Things to Keep In Mind

Please make a reservation at least 5 days before departure. 

Make cancellations up to 3 days prior to departure for a full refund. Cancellations 2 days in advance are eligible for 50% refunds. Cancellations made on the same day or day before departure are not eligible for a refund. 

If you have any questions about making changes to the reservation, please contact us at help@creatrip.com.

Pickup service is available only at hotels in central Seoul. If the location of the hotel is too far and pick-up is difficult, we may ask you to come to a designated location to board the bus. 

The tour schedule is subject to change depending on traffic conditions on the day.

Children under 24 months are free but extra seats will not be provided. 

Each location will be explored on foot so wear comfortable clothes and shoes. 

If the tour is joined by 4 people or more, the guide will pick you up in a van, if not, a taxi will be used.

Meals are not included in the tour. Please eat a good breakfast in advance. 


Price (Per Person)
2 People
80,000 KRW
3 or more People
70,000 KRW
2 People (Special price for dates between April 29 and May 7)
64,000 KRW
3 People (Special price for dates between April 29 and May 7)
56,000 KRW

How to Reserve

Step 1

Make a reservation on the Creatrip reservation page. 

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Step 2

Enter the required information in detail.

Step 3

Make the full payment.

Step 4

You will be notified by email once your reservation is confirmed. Changes or cancellations can be made up to 3 days before the reserved date. 

Step 5

Arrive 10 minutes earlier at the agreed meeting location. 

Step 6

Meet the tour guide and present your reservation information. Get on the tour van and enjoy the tour! 

Tour Itinerary

1. Tuesday/ Friday Itinerary


Pick up at your accommodation.

(Time varies depending on where it is located)


Gukcheongsa Temple / Namhansanseong Fortress
West Gate → Yeonjubongongseong → Sueojangdae → Namhansanseong Haenggung


Depart for Seoul


Drop-off at Myeongdong

2.  Weekends/Holidays


Pick up at your accommodation.

(Time varies depending on where it is located)


Gukcheongsa Temple / Namhansanseong Fortress
(K-Pop group Astro Moonbin's Memorial Space)
West Gate → Yeonjubongongseong → Sueojangdae → Namhansanseong Haenggung


Depart for Seoul


Drop-off at Myeongdong


Namhansanseong Fortress



Namhansanseong was built during the Joseon Dynasty to protect Seoul from enemy invasions. It is located about 500 meters above sea level and is approximately 9 kilometers long. It was recognized as a World Heritage Site. because of its defense abilities and pristine preservation. 



The view overlooking Seoul as well as the surrounding nature is truly a spectacular view. This tour is recommended to people who are interested in seeing Seoul's history and like to be in nature! Book a tour and visit Namhansanseong with ease! 

Namhansanseong Gukcheongsa Moonbin's Memorial Space

K-Pop group Astro Moonbin's Memorial Space

Namhansanseong Fortress Walking Tour

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We hope that you can enjoy a walk around the Namhansanseong Fortress! If you have any questions or concerns, please leave a comment below or send us an email at help@creatrip.com! You can follow us on Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook to stay updated on all things Korea!