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National Palace Museum of Korea, Seoul
(3.9/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
Explore over 500 years of Korean history at National Palace Museum of Korea. Established in 1908, the museum as undergone various changes in name and location over the years, but its focus has remained the same. Harboring over 40,000 artifacts and royal treasures, the museum highlights the Joseon dynasty and the Korean Empire's contribution to the country's art and culture. As well as the displays of scrolls, revealing artworks, and other relics, the museum offers a coffee shop and gift shop. Using our world travel planner, Seoul attractions like National Palace Museum of Korea can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is a museum located next to the gyeongbok Palace, is quite impressive. Many products, most of the Joseon Dynasty art at work. And the beauty of Japan also feels a different sense. Hall exhibits, including sacred and is interesting.
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  • Visited this museum on the occasion of heavy rain on the street and have not regretted. The Museum is interesting enough and understandable even without guides. Exhibited exhibits good indicating the history and daily life of Koreans. There would be time to go. The entire entry fees do not take.
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  • Yeps, one goal at our Seoul trip was to see things that Jang Yeong-sil build and invented (or is told to be invented). Anyway, waterclock replica was awesome but we did not find proper replica for cel...  more »