GwanghwamunCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: Gwanghwamun, Doryeom-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Monument, Palace, Family And Kids, Architecture , Heritage Building
This is one of the main gates of the Gyeongbokgung Palace. One of the most important pieces of architecture in Seoul, this gate is a constant reminder to some of the most illustrious phases of the history of the city.
Built during the Jonseon Dynasty, this gate has seen its fair share of mismanagement and disrepair. The government undertook restorations of this monument in 2010 after which it has been restored to its former glory.
- Palace is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
- The Royal Guard-Changing Ceremony is a great opportunity to experience a rare traditional scene in Korea. It is a real pleasure to witness the whole ceremony from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.
- Ceremony is closed on Tuesdays.
- Palace is closed on Mondays.
- Subway to Gwanghwamun station, Line 5
- The Flying Pan Blue – sandwiches, eclectic food
- Ritz-Deli – Bakery
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78.77% of people who visit Seoul include Gwanghwamun in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
37.41% of people start their Gwanghwamun visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Gwanghwamun
70.16% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gwanghwamun
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