DMZ and Panmunjom ( JSA, Joint Security Area)is located in 60 km to north from Seoul City.
the conference between North and South Korean government related to the military works is held officially. Here proceeds the South Korea and North Korea military talks and official works.
Tourists visiting is proceeded under strict management and visitors notification must be followed. Visitors are supposed to be managed by strict management and the rules must be observed. The tourists visited here will be managed by the strict cautions and also have to obey to the notification.
Conference Room of Panmunjom is the place of guarded against each other face to face in 24hours. It is the best place to feel the current situation of divided Korean Peninsula.
About Korea DMZ
it is not easy for People who live in korea to feel that current situation of south korea is not diffrent from war situation.
it takes only 30 minutes to DMZ(Demiliterized Zone), the 3rd tunnel and Panmujom (JSA, Joint Security Area) from Seoul by a car. while you visit the DMZ and the 3rd tunnel that presidents and ministers visits from many countries, you will understadn what is the real situation of south korea. South korea current situation is still like being at war.
it is recognized as a tourist attraction that if foreign visitors to korea , they must go to. If you don't visit DMZ where the only one in the world is divided into two countries have been maintained for 60 years, you can't watch reality of Korea.
the areas,however, have been became prohibition district to visit toughly for koreans. Although koreans are allowed to visit only some special areas since 1987, their access of Panmunjom still needs strict examinations.
Foreign travelers can visit by simple process of submiting passport copy.
DMZ Visit Permittion :
- it is easy to visit by simple booking with your name and hotel name.
- DMZ Tour is the most popular tour course for tourists.
JSA Visit Permittion :
- Visitors need to submit visitors name, passport number or a copy
of passport at least 3-4 days prior.
- After getting access permission, your tour of Panmunjom can be allowed.
- it is impossible to visit privately.