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Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul
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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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  • This temple and its grounds are lovely. It seems by the amount of tourists that is a must see place. It was a nice quiet day spent strolling around the grounds. 
  • Very nice and clean, but a lot of walking inside, wear a pair of sneakers. Tourists like us must take a look of this empty palace. 
  • Traditional, well preserved, very clean and obviously well looked after. Wish I could access more and I wish I could have spent more time here! It is a wonderful place to go and learn about Korea and ...  more »