Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 161 Sajik-ro, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Phone: +82-237003900

Ticket Price: 3000 KRW

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul

Built in 1935, the Gyeongbokgung palace stands out amongst its peers because of its vivid design and architecture. Even though this palace was partially destroyed in a fire, one can’t help but notice the style resemblance of the Joseon dynasty. The complex of this palace also hosts the remarkable National Palace Museum and National Folk Museum. Visitors can experience the change of guard just like the olden times even today. Inside, there is a lot to be explored in terms of various living quarters, sculptures and architecture. The authentic Korean royal furniture and the carefully preserved objects d’art are quite noteworthy. Some of the fascinating facts about this palace are that it was the first place in Korea where electric lights were installed.

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Gyeongbokgung Palace Information

  • Free guided tours are offered. Ask information desk for more details.
  • Pets are not permitted.
  • Free wheelchair rental service is available.
  • Operating hours are subjected to change depending on conditions or circumstances.

Gyeongbokgung Palace Ticket Prices

  • Tickets for Gyeongbokgung Palace are also valid at the National Palace Museum and the National Folk Museum.
  • Adults (19-64): 3,000 won / Group (over 10 years): 2,400 won
  • Children (7-18): 1,500 won / Group (over 10 years): 1,200 won
  • Children (7 and under): free admission 

Gyeongbokgung Palace Opening and Closing Hours

  • The change of guard takes place between 10 am to 3 pm.

How To reach Gyeongbokgung Palace by Public Transport

  • Nearest subway station: Jeokseon Dong

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Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul Reviews

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  • Free guided tour with Free Tour Seoul. The guide was super helpful. The palace is grand. Our group got there early morning 9:15 AM and there were not many tourists. The ticket prices are reasonable, $3 for foreign and free for 65+ seniors. The tour can be finished in about an hour and a half. Palace is well kept. However it gets repetitive after a while. There's a change of guard at 10 AM. Don't forget to attend that.

  • This place is fantastic! Have a lot of the Korean history over there. Spread around the area you will find several different attractions like the country side style and how the folk people used to live, beautiful gardens and houses..., the museum inside is also very nice. There are some options to rent a traditional clothes that you can walk around and take epic photos wearing like a folk Korean. You can expend at least half day to explore everything. In cold seasons the weather may get too cold but still very nice to check it out.

  • A must see when visiting Seoul. It shows the culture and beauty of the past. It is located close to some of South Korea's most iconic statues and you can get a glimpse of the Korean blue house, the equivalent of the USA's white house from inside. Wearing traditional Korean dress while visiting the palace is now trending. The traditional dress adds to the atmosphere and makes photos taken appear more authentic, as if they were taken at a time past when the Palace was thriving.

  • This is hands down the best place in Seoul. This palace has so much history and beauty in it, it's actually really hard to write down into words. You have to go see it for yourself. It's super serene and beautiful. If you get the chance, go at night.

  • Gorgeous place! I've never had the privilege of seeing anything like it before. The tour guide from the airport was awesome as well, very knowledgeable. Its a stunning palace, very well maintained too. I loved it!

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