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Changgyeonggung Palace

185 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03072, South Korea
+82 2-762-4868
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185 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03072, South Korea
Gwanghwamun / Jongno
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+82 2-762-4868
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"the secret garden"
in 24 reviews
"sad history"
in 3 reviews
"guided tour"
in 14 reviews
"japanese invasion"
in 4 reviews
"combination ticket"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"full bloom"
in 3 reviews
"entry fee"
in 4 reviews
"main gate"
in 5 reviews
"korean architecture"
in 3 reviews
"anguk station"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 3 reviews
"joseon dynasty"
in 5 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"rainy day"
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"taking pictures"
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"must visit place"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In the middle of busy city, this palace was so lovely inside and out. A very quite place to visit if you want some time for yourself.

Thank xcchua
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited all the palaces in Seoul, but I liked this one the best. The palace and halls are smaller, but I liked the wooden details. Moreover, the compound, garden, pond, trees and the Grand Greenhouse, a conservatory built in 1909, are beautiful and calming....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This palace is adjacent to the Changdeokgung Palace. It is smaller and seems to have more green space than the other palace (if you don't count the Secret Garden). It has not been as recently painted. There is a nice hall where you can rest...More

Thank Gretchen M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gave this palace three stars, not because it isn't worth a visit but rather because it's less interesting than its two neighbors. If you have the time I would recommend visiting all the palaces in Seoul (including Gyeonghuigung and Deoksugung). If you're limited in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a history or architecture buff, then this palace is one to visit. There are many similar around Korea, but the ones in Seoul are absolutely worth the visit. A maze os smaller replica buildings give you tons to look at and the...More

Thank Mandy L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can spend hours walking around the 4 sites, all in center of large city.Forbidden city impressive but this place better, as you can explore all areas.A must see.

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This palace is amazing. You need to get around inside them to understand how they used to live. I recommend to wear light shoes so you walk around.

Thank DGY86
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The palace is right next to Changdeokgung hence it is very convenient. It has some cherry blossom trees as well, although not as beautiful as those in Changdeokgung. At the rear there is a large pond and a greenhouse which seems to be under construction...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Entered from the back through the entrance to Changdeokgung. We didn't have to pay an entry fee since we had the Discover Seoul pass. The palace area is smaller than both Changdeokgung and Gyeongbokgung. The buildings were similar to the ones in Gyeongbokgung as it...More

Thank Acineto
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Relaxing and enjoying the wood, flower, and sunny day, thanks God as it was rainy day before. just one to two hours walking around the palace, although not many features to see as in a museum, great to see how the wood work and builder...More

Thank Alex L
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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul,
Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s
most important historic sites and neighborhoods. Being
one of Seoul’s oldest neighborhoods, the area is rich
with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and
temples. Stand in the center of Gwanghwamun Square
with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of
you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and
...More
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