Gyeongbokgung: The Palace of Shining Virtue

Gyeongbokgung: The Palace of Shining Virtue

Originally built in 1395 at the start of the Joseon Dynasty, Gyeongbok Palace is considered to be the grandest of the five palaces in Seoul.

Information:

Address:
Seoul-si Jongno-gu Sejong-ro 1-1

Phone:
+82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) / For more info: +82-2-3700-3900 (Korean)

Website:
www.royalpalace.go.kr

Hours:
* March to October 09:00-18:00 (admission 17:00)
* November to February 09:00-17:00 (admission 16:00)
* Weekends and holidays (between May & Aug) 19:00 * Operating hours can be changable for cultural assets protection and visitors safety
********* CLOSED TUESDAYS

Tours:
* English: 11:00, 13:30, 15:30
* Japanese: 10:00, 12:30, 14:30
* Chinese: 10:30, 13:00, 15:00

Admission:
Adults (W3,000) / Children (W2,400)

Directions:
1. Use exit #5 of Gyeongbokgung Station (Subway Line #3),
2. From Exit #1 of Ganghwamun Station (Subway Line #5), walk 400 meters

 

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