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Unhyeongung, Seoul

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At Unhyeongung, explore the former residence of Prince Regent Daewon-gun, and learn how the Korean royalty once lived. Dating back to the 14th century, the site has grown and diminished over the years; today, a women's university occupies its grounds. You can explore the palace's historical female and male living quarters, as well as the event hall and kitchen. The last royal wedding ceremony was held here, and is faithfully reenacted twice a year to this day. Arrange to visit Unhyeongung and other attractions in Seoul using our Seoul road trip planner.
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  • Quaint remnant of what was once a larger palace complex. We saw Unhyeongung on the map, so stopped in while on a walk thru the area. Free admission, 30-45 minutes to see it all, including a small muse...  more »
  • We found this place by accident while looking for the road from the Castle towards the big giongbokgang insadong, free market where open morning to afternoon, see instead will be unlike Germany's palaces and large puppets videos explanation of life for centuries, interesting history Relating to war and the occupation of Korea by the Japanese. A great place to spend a couple of hours as an intermediate station on the way.
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  • Open walked told him off Monday, was given the chance! How is apparently open for holidays Monday. Come again next time sometimes, and I was lucky. Namsangol Hanok Village is so beautiful here free. And if slowly means the site is so wide, and around 1-2 hours or 10 minutes. During visiting hours, because it was cold day then people calm and quiet at least ready visitors, is satisfied. I thought the spot was barely able to know the historical meaning, but including it, you need to know. Changed the season, you want to go there again.
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  • a small palace behind insadong. where there are displayed room of their lives. when i was there the entrance was free. but if you rent or have a hanbok you have a free pass for all the palaces.
  • A smaller and less known palace in Seoul, but nevertheless a very beautiful one - the large courtyards and the traditional buildings are impressive! The museum inside is also worth a visit. It is basically located in Insadong, so just a street away from the myriad of restaurants & shops there.
  • Former house of royal family. It will be perfect if you are not satisfied with small&closed houses in Bukchon. This is more rural and luxury form of hanok.
  • when I visited 운현궁, a couple was holding their wedding party here in traditional way! interesting! overall good atmosphere but less experience than other larger palaces. You can see what's inside the house and there's also english explanation available
  • Worth to spend some time there if you are not in a rush.

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