If you want to know about history of Korea visiting the DMZ is a must. The DMZ tour is one of the most popular tour spots. After the North-South Korean summit, DMZ is getting more attention with Imjingak Pavilion. You can visit Dora observatory, the 3rd tunnel, Dora mountain station and Tongilchon with a shuttle bus from Imjingak Pavilion. You can visit Dora observatory, the 3rd tunnel, Dora mountain station and Tongilchon with a shuttle bus from Imjingak Pavilion. Dora observatory is located at the most North side of South Korea. Also you can see downtown of Kaesong, North Korea and Songak mountain through Dora observatory. Finished the DMZ tour, we moved to Majang lake. Majang lake is the hottest place in Paju, which opened in March. Lastly, You will be heading to Jangdankong village where you can learn about food, culture and history with Korean traditional ingredients.
DMZ Tour first course is Imjingak Pyeonghoa-Nuri Park. This place is located about 4 miles (7 km) from the Demarcation Line. Mangbaedan is a place where people from North Korea can visit and perform ancestral rites by bowing toward their home country every New Year’s Day and Chuseok. The Bridge of the Freedom, which South Koreans crossed when they came back home from North Korea, stands behind Mangbaedan. In front of Imjingak is the Gyeongui Train Line, which was destroyed during the Korean War in 1950. It has been under construction since 2000. Furthermore, every year many events for unification are held at Imjingak.
Then arrive at the DMZ Theater and Exhibition Hall. Enter the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel which Korean forces discovered in 1978. It spans more than 1 mile (1.6 km) in length, 6.5 feet (2 meters) in width, and 6.5 feet (2 meters) in height and is located 32 miles (52 km) from Seoul. Approximately 30,000 soldiers estimated could moved through the tunnel per hour.
Dora Observatory is located on the South Korean side of the 38th parallel (another name for the DMZ). Situated on top of Dorasan (Mt. Dora), the observatory looks across the Demilitarized Zone. And then you can see North Korea’s propaganda village located in the DMZ, a remnant of the old prosperity of the North. Also can see as far as the city of Kaesong. The observatory is very close to the 3rd Tunnel.
You will be thrilled to see the bottom through the bullet proof glass on the bridge for 18m in total.
Lastly you can experienced authentic Korean local food. Jangdan Kong Village designated as Slow Food Village. First of all, you can have various foods made of beans. Such as dubu jungsik(tofu set meal), dubu jeongol(tofu stew), and doenjangguk(bean paste soup). Above all. it’s very well-known with those tasty and healthy foods.