Evening Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul  – tickets, prices, timings, what to expect

There is a side to Seoul that many tourists and even locals miss to experience because it stays in the dark.

This other side of Seoul is equally fascinating as the colorful and flamboyant part of the city.

The Evening Ghost Walking Tour takes you into the dreaded side of Seoul.

It introduces you to the 600-year history of bloodshed, massacres, dark alleys, and mourning ghosts!

Get ready to see South Korea’s capital in a never-before way.

A professional guide with extensive knowledge of Seoul’s dark past will lead this tour.

This article shares everything you should know before buying tickets for the Evening Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul.

AT A GLANCE

Starts at 8 pm daily
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Ticket cost: From KRW₩50,708
Meeting Point

Meeting point depends on the ticket you select. Please check before you go.

What to expect at the Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul?

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The tour takes you to Gyeonghuigung Palace, the most haunted place in Seoul, Pimatgol Alley, and other places where you will experience some strange force around you.

You will explore Tapgol Park, the birthplace of Korean independence.

The itinerary depends on the type of tour you select. 

You will have two options: Ghostlore & Legends (Regular) and Ghostlore & Legends (Extended) on weekdays and weekends.

A regular tour lasts about 1 hour 30 minutes, and an extended one lasts for an hour extra, i.e., 2 hours 30 minutes.

Weekday tours focus on ghostlore, folk beliefs, and urban legends. You will know why these are important to Korean culture.

Some highlights of the weekday tour include:

  • Seoul’s most haunted house
  • The dangers of wandering evil spirits
  • Spooky legends of Korea’s schools
  • The ghosts of Gyeonghuigung Palace

Extended has more interesting things like: 

  • The ghosts of the Westin Josun Hotel
  • Tales of murder and ghostly possession
  • The power and lore of Namdaemun Gate

The weekend tour covers Seoul and Korea’s intriguing history. Twisting alleys and strange landmarks are highlights of this tour. 

Some highlights of the weekday tour include:

  • The remains of a general’s home that had a bloody ending
  • The remains of a general’s house that had a bloody ending
  • Water-related ghost stories while strolling down the Cheonggyecheon Stream
  • How Pimatgol Alley aided the 1987 democracy movement

Extended tour include: 

  • The assassination of Queen Min
  • A wall that bodes ill luck for couples
  • The ghosts of Gyeonghuigung Palace
  • Seoul’s most haunted house
  • Seoul’s Most Haunted Intersection

Tickets for Evening Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul

You can purchase the tickets for the Evening Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul online.

Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.

When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.

Because Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul is quite popular, during peak days the tickets may sell out.

Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

Ticket Price

Adult ticket (18 to 75 years): KRW₩50708.38
Youth ticket (13 to 17 years): KRW₩26004
Child Ticket (up to 12 years): KRW₩13002

How do online tickets work

Go to the Evening Ghost Walking Tour ticket booking page, select the preferred date and number of tickets, ticket type and buy them.

After the purchase, you will receive the tickets in your email.

You don’t need to get any printouts.

On the day of your visit, you can show your ticket on your smartphone to the tour guide and join the group.

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Available
  •  Tour strength: Maximum of 25 travelers
  •  Travelers should have moderate physical fitness level
  • We do not recommend this tour for those with heart problems and serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for people with back problems
  •  Visitors must be above 18 years old to visit without a guardian
  • Please check the tour starting point, as it keeps changing depending on the week 
  •  Dinner and other beverages are not included in the ticket price
  •  Near public transportation
  • We recommend the subway as the best way to reach the meeting point
  • The tour operated in all weather conditions
  •  If the tour is cancelled due to poor weather, you will be offered a different date or a full refund
  •  This tour is stroller accessible and service animals are allowed

Starting point of Ghost Walking Tour in Seoul

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The first departure point is:

Anguk Station Exit 2

Seoul, South Korea

Get Direction

Note: (Saturday-Sunday) Outside Anguk Station, near Exit 2 (in front of Abiko Curry) (Weekdays—Mon-Fri) Exit 4 of Seodaemun Station

The second departure point is:

Seodaemun Station

Seoul, South Korea

Get Directions

Note:(Weekdays—Mon-Fri) Outside Seodaemun Station, Exit 4 (Sat-Sun) Outside Anguk Station, under the Exit 2 sign (in front of Abiko Curry)

The return points are:

  1. Gyeonghuigung, Gyeonghuigung, 45 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea- Get Directions
  1. Anguk Station, Anguk Station, Seoul, South Korea- Get Directions
  1. Cheonggyecheon, Cheonggyecheon, Da-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea- Get Directions

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