Suwon Hwaseong Traditional Market and Hot Air Balloon Flight Experience



Embark on a unique Suwon Hwaseong Traditional Market and Hot Air Balloon Flight Experience from the hustle and bustle of the city to the serene landscapes of Gyeonggi-do. This tour combines cultural immersion with exhilarating adventure, featuring a visit to Suwon Hwaseong’s vibrant traditional market and a breathtaking hot air balloon flight over the picturesque province.

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Suwon Hwaseong Traditional Market, Hot Air Balloon Flight Experience Day Trip by Wondertrip

Why We Selected It
We endorses the Wondertrip offering for its seamless blend of cultural exploration and thrilling experiences. This tour not only allows you to dive deep into South Korea’s rich history and traditions at Suwon Hwaseong but also elevates your journey with an unforgettable hot air balloon ride, providing panoramic views of Gyeonggi-do’s stunning landscapes.


Detailed Tour Information

This meticulously curated tour offers a deep dive into South Korea’s cultural heritage, starting with the largest traditional market in Suwon Hwaseong. Here, you can immerse yourself in the local lifestyle, savor authentic Korean delicacies, and shop for unique souvenirs. The tour’s highlight is the exhilarating hot air balloon ride, providing a safe and unforgettable aerial view of Gyeonggi-do, especially enchanting during the cherry blossom season.


What to Expect in this Suwon Hwaseong Traditional Market and Hot Air Balloon Flight Experience?

  • Cultural Immersion: Explore the historic Suwon Hwaseong Fortress and its traditional market, where you can experience the local way of life, sample traditional Korean street food, and shop for artisanal goods.
  • Seasonal Beauty: If visiting in spring, you’ll have the opportunity to witness the spectacular bloom of cherry blossoms, adding a magical touch to your tour.
  • Thrilling Adventure: Conclude your day with a hot air balloon flight, soaring up to 150 meters for a unique perspective of the region’s breathtaking landscapes. The balloon is securely tethered for your safety, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience.


What to know?

  • This is a full-day tour to enjoy the Suwon Hawseong Traditional Market and Hot Air Balloon Flight.
  • You will visit the Suwon Hawseong Traditional Market (several small markets are gathered here to form one large traditional market) where you can experience Korean culture and food.
  • The experience is only available on Tuesday.
  • The hot air balloon experience, which rises up to 150 meters, lasts for about 15 minutes, and you can enjoy the panoramic view of Suwon by staying at the highest height for 5-7 minutes.
  • Suwon Hwaseong Fortress was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 as the most unique structure in the history of Korean fortress architecture and art of the 18th century. We recommend you visit the Fortress after your tour.


Information about Suwon Hwaseong Traditional Market

    • Location: 19, Paldalmun-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do
    • Open Hours: Tue-Sun: 09:00-19:00
    • Nine markets including Jidong Market, Motgol Market, and Paldalmun Market near Paldalmun Gate in Suwon City form one large Hwaseong Traditional Market which is also called Nammun Market. From street food to clothes, ingredients, kimchi, and various traditional foods, it is a comprehensive traditional market.

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