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Blue House, Seoul
(3.6/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Once home to a royal villa where princesses and crown princes used to stay during royal wedding ceremonies, Blue House today houses the official presidential residence. Originally built at the beginning of the 12th century, the site was destroyed during Japanese colonial rule. The complex includes the main office, palaces built in traditional Korean style, a pavilion, a guest house, and valleys where presidents planted trees on special occasions. The main office building--with its distinctive blue-tiled roof set against a mountain backdrop--was constructed in 1991. During the house's construction, workers found an inscription on a wall reading "the most blessed place on earth." A visit to Blue House represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Seoul vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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  • There were many things I wish I had known going into this tour, so I hope to give future travelers some insight. You must book this tour in advance, which requires providing your passport information....  more »
  • I wonder too-advance booking ch'ongwadae [presidential offices] in position. Of course, this is 2-3 months in advance reservations. ' I don't have a free ... Is free of charge. If you are an individual, instead of the ten people, organizations, 11-200 students. Admission is open Tuesday – Friday, Saturday, and secondly, the net report. Viewing time: 10:00 am, 11:00 pm at 2:3: 4 times a day. It takes a total admission: 30. Visit the course is meeting place-> Hong archive-main-rust-> Ku > > small gardens-> shredding Palace-main-guesthouse-> > > Green Garden-love is the sink ch'ongwadae [presidential offices] > If you are using public transport Metro line 3, Gyeongbokgung station exit 5, must be using.
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  • The tour company take you to shoot with a fountain outside, look to see inside buildings are not allowed to go inside the fence. Behind the mountains.
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  • There is a place you can take a picture front of but you can't get near it. Place I think to see if you are in Korea
  • Guided tour provided in Korean with audio devices provided to non-Korean speakers for pre-recorded guidance. Nothing much to see as the indoor of the complex is out of bound.
  • Only to see the Blue House infront of, but you take picture with the picture of the president and be sending to email.
  • What a wonderful building, i wish i could be there one day.
  • I speak Korean and in second grade I had to do a report about president Park-Geun hye. ㅋㅋㅋ 여지긴 송