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Small-Group Morning Tour of Seoul
"During the course of the morning you will take look at some must-visit sites around Seoul. Sites such as the Changdeokgung Palace built in 1405 during the early Joseon Dynasty as the main residence for members of the royal family. Changdeokgung was designated as UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage in Feburary 1997. This will be replaced by the National Folk Museum on Mondays. the N Seoul Tower is equipped with observatories and a revolving restaurant for a full 360° view. There is also a personal media play-zone where you can check out the latest movie trailers and music videos pavilion exhibition halls where various cultural events are held and a roof terrace where you can enjoy a scenic view of Seoul. The Namdaemun Market just a few minutes from Seoul’s ancient Namdaemun Gate
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Small-Group Tour of Bukchon Hanok Village
"You meet guide at lobby. It is half day in the morning or in the afternoon. Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine Buckchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses called 'hanok' that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name 'Buckchon' which literally translates to 'northern village' came about as the neighborhoods that the village covers lie to the north of the two significant Seoul landmarks Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno. Today
From $85.00
 
Full Day Essential Seoul Tour
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Seoul by your local tour guide. You will enjoy your comfortable mini-van ride to each attraction with a very informative professional tour guide. Your first destination is Jogye Temple. The beautiful lot you will go through the high-security area nearby to see the Cheongwadae Presidential Blue House. The King of the Joseon Dynasty used to stay at the main palace called the Gyeongbok Palace and at its main entrance is Gwanghwamun. There used and listen to your guide's commentary about the history behind each building in the royal palace. You will stop by Insadong which is famous for antique stores private galleries and Korean restaurants where you will have delicious Korean cuisine lunch. After lunch you will be led to the one of the famous Hanbok Shops in Seoul. Find yourself in beautiful Hanbok that will make you feel you used to be Korean in your past life. While you are wearing the Hanbok
From $95.00

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Changgyeonggung Palace * * *

Changgyeonggung (창경궁) was originally built in 1483, destroyed in 1592 during the Japanese occupation, then rebuilt in 1616. It typically housed former kings and princes. Many of the main buildings in...
Ewingjr98
May 07, 2013

Changgyeonggung Palace

Changgyeonggung Palace was the third palace compound built in 1483 by King Seongjong.the size of the palace is compact and simple, and similar to Changdeokgung Palace.Changgyeonggung Palace is one of...
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jckim
Jan 20, 2012

Symbol of Joseon Dynasty

This palace was built in 1483. It was destroyed by Japanese. But more terrible than this, it was unfortunately transformed into a zoo. Later the remaining buildings were restored and open to public....
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muratkorman
Apr 04, 2011

Changgyeong Gung

Built originally as a Goryeo dynasty palace in the 1100's, this was used by the Joseon dynasty while Gyeongbok gung was built. It has been hit with numerous fires through the years such that none of...
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Jim_Eliason
Jan 11, 2009

Gyeongbokgung (Palace), Seoul

For an insight into Korean history, it is hard to resist Gyeongbok Palace. Founded in 1394 by King Taejo, this was the base of the Joseon Dynasty. (the last Dynasty of Korea). This impressive palace...
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mallyak
Aug 05, 2008

Larger the Gyeongbok Palace with A Secret Garden

Of All the Palaces in Seoul, this has A "Secret" Garden (Biwon) and it the Only Palace Designated as A World Heritage Area by Unesco. Changdeok Palace literally means “Palace of Prospering Virtue”....
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machomikemd
Jul 14, 2008

The Palace-City: Changdeokung

Changdeokung Palace was completed in 1412. In 1463, King Sejo expanded it and created Biwon (secret) Garden. The Japanese burned all the buildings during 1592. Although rebuilt, many of the buildings...
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WStat
May 23, 2008

CHANGGYEONGGUNG

Suganggung was built by the 4th ruler of the Joseon Dynasty, King Sejong for his retiring father, King Taejong, and was often used as residential quarters for queen and concubines. During the reign of...
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ancient_traveler
Mar 18, 2008

Changgyeonggung

Changgyeongung (Changyeong Palace) was originally built in the fifteenth century for the father of King Sojang and was then used by dowager queens. The original throne hall, built in 1616, still...
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iwys
Dec 27, 2007

Changgyeonggung

The oldest of all palaces was built in 1104 and served as the king's summer residence.It was destroyed during the Japanese invasion in 1592 but later restored.Open daily except Tuesday.Admission:...
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Vita500
Aug 13, 2005

Changgyeonggung Palace

This is the best preserved of the five Joseon dynasty palaces and easily my favorite. Changgyeonggung Palace was originally a Goryeo dynasty summer palace built in 1104.During the Japanese occupation...
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Blatherwick
Apr 14, 2005

Changgyeonggung - Part V

The Hwangyongjeon, Kyongchunjeon (with its charming open verandah), and the particularly attractive Tongmyeongjeon flanked by a small pool to the west, are all classically elegant buildings used as...
mke1963
Apr 10, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Changgyeonggung Palace

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Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung's Moonlight Tour is meant for foreign visitors only and this tour had to be booked in advance. It is only held when there is the night with the full moon. I had to book online 2 months...
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Ongo-food Communication,- Day Tours

Why not take a cooking class? Learn to cook a Korean dish. That's what I did when I visited Seoul! It's a fun experience and something that you can bring home with you (new cooking skills) to enjoy...
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Seoul Museum of Art

The Seoul Museum of Art has continued to expand since 1928 and moved to its current location at 37 Seosomun-dong in May 2002, after remodeling this building that housed the Republic of Korea Supreme...
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Insa-dong

Tourists visit Insadong 인사동 for the traditional fine art and gallery experience but for me it was all about Ssamziegil (쌈지길). This mall is frequent by locals and tourist and it's you can buy a few...
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Tapgol Park (Pagoda Park)

This is a crowded city centre park. Not so green, but with some interesting historical sites. Tapgol Park is built on the former site of Wongak Temple which was destroyed at a time when Buddhism was...
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Cheong Gye Cheon - Man Made Stream

Cheonggyecheon steam is a nice place to escape a busy Seoul lifestyle. In fact, steam is located just in the centre but somehow you don't feel like you are in the centre. Magic There are many small...
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Getting to Changgyeonggung Palace

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185 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Thursday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Friday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Saturday 09:00 to 17:30

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