Experience A New Culture In Your Own Backyard
A flight to Korea takes about 16 hours. Or, you can spend 16 hours in Gwinnett and experience a genuine Korean cultural experience.
From traditional Korean restaurants and markets to spas and karaoke, there's not much you can experience in Korea that you can't also do in Gwinnett. Through our immersive Seoul of the South™ Korean restaurant tour, you'll learn all about the rise of this unique (and delicious) culture in Gwinnett.
The Seoul of the South™ Korean restaurant tour takes place at four local restaurants and bakeries. Throughout the tour, you'll be given information about Korean culture in Gwinnett, as well as details about the food you try.
Tours take place on Saturday. 2018 tour dates have concluded. Click below to be notified when 2019 tickets are available.
Each tour will begin at 11am and wrap at about 3pm. You must be at our departure location (see below) by 10:50am. The trolley will leave promptly at 11am. We are on a tight schedule and unable to wait for late comers.
The cost for a tour is $50 per person.* This includes transportation to each restaurant, a special swag bag, and food provided by restaurants at each stop.
*Includes non-alcoholic beverages only.
Locations & Transportation
The tour will start at Explore Gwinnett's office—6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097. Free parking is available in front of the building.
From the starting point, transportation is provided for the tour. We will ride to each stop on a traditional trolley from Georgia Trolley Services.
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Sarah Park is native to Korea, and she loves food, so she's really the perfect tour guide. She works closely with Explore Gwinnett to bridge the gap between Gwinnett’s hospitality industry and the local Korean community.
Community involvement is something Sarah is very passionate about. She hosts a weekly segment on Atlanta Radio Korea informing the Korean community of local events and programs as well as new openings and hot spots for different types of cuisine.
Sarah serves on various advisory committees including the Korean Food Global Association Southeast and the Atlanta International Night Market. She also served with Atlanta Food Service Expo and has been recognized for her global food initiatives.
Currently a Gwinnett resident, Sarah is a true foodie who enjoys all types of cuisine and traveling to sample different tastes from regions around the world.