How to Use

Step1. To plan your itinerary
- Select the tourist attractions you want to visit. → Optimize the itinerary, considering the distance, time on-site, and the hours/days of operation.
Step2. How to top up Tmoney
- Tmoney can be topped up at any convenience store or at the recharge machines at subway stations for any amount.
- If the charged amount is sufficient, you could technically use public transportation around the entire country!
Step3. How to use the Discover Seoul Pass as an admission ticket
- At the attraction, present the actual card at the ticket office. An admission ticket will be issued to you once the card's QR code has been scanned.
- Once the QR code has been scanned at the first attraction you visit, the pass allows one free entry to Seoul attractions for the following 24 hours or 48 hours.
Step4. What if I want to know how much time remains on my pass?
- You can check the remaining time through recording the first time that you used the pass, but the best way to know how much time remains is to download the Discover Seoul Pass App. Through the app, you can view the card's remaining time as well as the remaining tourist attractions you can visit in one glance.
Step5. Download the app and synchronize it with your pass.
- Search for "Discover Seoul Pass" in the Google play or Apple App Store and download it.
- Scan the QR code through the app's screen or enter the QR code right through the app.
- That's it! The app and the Discover Seoul Pass are now in sync!
- The app will display tourist attractions that you can visit as well as the time remaining on the pass.

1. Using the Pass as Admission Tickets to Attractions

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The pass is activated for a designated period of time for you to visit each designated tourist attractions once.
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Once the QR code reader processes your entry at a tourist attraction, an admission ticket will be issued that will allow you to enter the site for a designated period of time.
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Once the QR code reader processes your entry at the tourist attraction, an admission ticket will be issued that will allow you to enter the site.
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Once the designated period of time has passed since your first entry to an attraction, the pass will cease to function as an admission ticket.
(For example, if the first ticket issued using the 24 hour pass takes place on July 1 at 10am, the pass will continue to work for visiting other designated attractions until July 2 at 9:59am.)

2. Using the Pass as a Transit Card

- You can top-up the Discover Seoul Pass as much as needed in order to pay for public transportation - subway, bus, taxi and more - with convenience. The funds in the card can also be used to pay for purchases at convenience stores or other Tmoney affiliated stores.
- The pass can be used permanently as a transit card regardless of its 24 hour duration for visiting tourist attractions.
1) How to Recharge the Tmoney
- Tmoney may be topped-up at most convenience stores across the country, recharge machines at subway stations, street vendors, and at ATMs at large bank franchises.
- The card may be recharged from 1,000 - 90,000 won each time. One card can be pre-charged up to a maximum of 500,000 won.
2) Using Tmoney for Transit
- Subway: Usable throughout the country including Seoul and Gyeonggi-do Province
- Bus: Usable at major cities for inner city travel, including Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, Jeju
- Taxi: Usable at major cities across the country including Seoul and Gyeonggi-do
- Train (Rail): KTX, Saemaul Express (ITX-Seoul), Nuriro, Mugunghwa-ho
※ Paying with Tmoney is only possible at Korail ticket booths.

3. Using the App

Through the Discover Seoul Pass App, you can check on the list of attractions that you can visit, as well as the remaining time that you can visit them.
01. App Download and Install
Just search for 'Discover Seoul Pass' at the Google Play or Apple App Store and download the app.
+82-2. Register the QR code in the app of the Discover Seoul Pass that you purchased.
- Your Discover Seoul Pass is now synchronized with the app!
- The app will display tourist attractions that you can visit as well as the remaining time on the pass.
03. Benefits for synchronizing the app with the Discover Seoul Pass
- You can bookmark the attractions that you want to visit to manage them better.
- You can consult tourism information related to the attractions that are included in the pass.
- Once your first visit to an attraction is confirmed, the app will display a countdown of the remaining time automatically.
※ Please Note
- The Discover Seoul Pass App is a smart phone application that requires an Internet connection.
Data fees may be charged while downloading or using the application while connected to a 3G or 4G service.(We recommend using a Wi-Fi connection)
- Even if the app has been synchronized with the pass, the actual, physical 'Discover Seoul Pass' card is required in order to be admitted to attractions.

Please Note

- The Discover Seoul Pass, if not used for admission to attractions, expires after five years once it has been issued. (Date of issue is indicated on the back of the card.) However, the pass can be used as a transit card indefinitely without expiring.
- You must have the Discover Seoul Pass physically on you in order to be able to use it to enter attractions. If you don't have the actual card, you will not be able to use it.
- Hours and days of operation for each attraction may change depending on circumstances, so please verify before visiting.
- As of 2016, the last Wednesday of every month has been designated as "Culture Day" by the government. Palaces, museums and more offer free or discounted admission. In addition, senior citizens over 65 years old also benefit from free admission. You can gain more benefits in addition to your pass just by checking!
- The Discover Seoul Pass covers general admission to the attractions. Special exhibitions, events, etc. may not always be covered by the Discover Seoul Pass. Please inquire with each attraction for details.
- The terms of use and affiliated tourist attractions of the Discover Seoul Pass are subject to change without notice. For more details, please consult the announcements section on the website or the app.
We will not take responsibility of any dispute as a result of using the Discover Seoul Pass purchased from a non-authorized vendor.
- Full refund of the pass is possible within 7 days of purchase. The card must be unopened in its plastic wrapping, and unused both as admission and transit capacities, and a receipt of its purchase must be presented. All conditions must be met for the refund.(Refund processing: Myeong-dong Tourist Information Center)
- No refunds are issued for lost or misplaced passes.
- he pass will not work if the QR code becomes damaged. Please pay attention not to damage it, as this is the user's responsibility.
- To use the pass to ride the subway or the bus, just touch the screen of the fare gate/device with your pass.

Refunds on Discover Seoul Pass

- Full refund of the pass is possible within 7 days of purchase. The card must be unopened in its plastic wrapping, and unused both as admission and transit capacities, and a receipt of its purchase must be presented.
All conditions must be met for the refund. (Refund processing: Myeong-dong Tourist Information Center)
- No refunds are issued for lost or misplaced passes.
- Refund is not possible for cards that have been used even just once, whether it was for admission to attractions, topping-up the transit fund, or boarding public transportation.
- Once the Discover Seoul Pass has been used, it is not possible to obtain a refund, even if public transportation becomes partially inoperable or attractions become closed temporarily.
- If the Discover Seoul Pass was used fraudulently, the card is voided and the user must pay the normal or additional fees according to regulations.

Collecting Remaining Funds on Tmoney

- If the remaining amount on the card is below 30,000 won, you can easily get a refund at any convenience store or at the service desk at any subway station.(There is a 500 won service charge)
- If the remaining amount on the card is below 50,000 won, you can easily get a refund at the service desk at any subway station.(There is a 500 won service charge)
- If the remaining card balance exceeds KRW 50,000, a refund will be made at Smart Card T-money Town.(Seoul station)

Refunds on Damaged Tmoney Cards

- If the pass becomes unusable because the Tmoney card is damaged, refunds may be obtained by visiting the Myeong-dong Tourist Information Center.
※ Myeong-dong Tourist Information Center: First Floor of KEB Hana Bank Main Branch Office Annex, 66 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
- If visits to attractions have been completed, the damaged card is collected and a refund for the remaining amount of Tmoney will be issued.
- If visits to attractions have not been completed, a new Discover Seoul Pass will be issued in exchange, along with a credit of the amount of Tmoney that was on the damaged card.