Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul
Categories: Castles, Architectural Buildings, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Changdeokgung Palace represents the main palace of Joseon Dynasty's kings, which shelters lotus ponds, pavilions, and some 300-year-old trees. Established in 1395, the palace compound contains a royal family residence, a public area, and a secret garden, as well as other simplistic elements dating back to the period of Three Kingdoms. Go on a tour to explore the harmonious palace and its halls, which were purposely constructed and designed by implementing feng shui principles and Confucian ideology. You'll also find snack bars, shaded rest areas, and benches here. By using our Seoul holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Changdeokgung Palace and other attractions in Seoul.
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The palace is a great place to see Korean history. There is a changing of the guard that is a must see. Don't know if they are there all the time but there were kids dressed in traditional clothes. Fu... read more »
Went to the secret garden tour. Must visit when you go to this place. Lot of walking involved. Wear comfortable footwear.
It's 3,000W to get in then another 5,000W for the secret garden tour. A nice bunch of buildings but to be honest A LOT of it is inaccessible (you can only look from the outside), there isn't too much ... read more »
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