Jongmyo Shrine

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: 157 Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +82-27650195
  • Ticket Price: 1000 KRW
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Unesco Site

This very sacred shrine is dedicated to the memorial ceremonies of the royals from the Joseon dynasty. This memorial service called JongmyoJaerye has been designated as UNESCO World Heritage because it is the oldest complete ceremonial service in the world. In the old times, this ceremony was held at the change of seasons and during the twelfth lunar month of the year. Currently, this ceremony is re-enacted on the first Sunday of May. It’s truly a sight to reckon with music and rituals dating back to hundreds of years.

  • Facilities for handicapped available. Wheelchair rental, ramp, restrooms and elevators.
  • English guided tours available every 2 hours from 10 am to 4 pm.
  • Pets are not allowed.

  • Adults (ages 19 and over): 1,000 won
  • Youth (ages 7-18): 500 won

  • Last Admission 1 hour before closing.

  • Nearest subway: At Jongno-gu. Jongno 3- ga

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  • Jongmyo Shrine Address: 157 Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Jongmyo Shrine Contact Number: +82-27650195
  • Jongmyo Shrine Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Jongmyo Shrine Price: 1000 KRW
  • Best time to visit Jongmyo Shrine(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jongmyo Shrine: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 37.55% of people who visit Seoul include Jongmyo Shrine in their plan

  • 41.7% of people start their Jongmyo Shrine visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Jongmyo Shrine

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

92.64% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jongmyo Shrine

People normally club together Bukchon Hanok Village and Namsangol Hanok Village while planning their visit to Jongmyo Shrine.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures