We really enjoyed this Palace. We arrived early by subway at stop City Hall (line 1). this puts you right at the entrance to the Palace. By arriving early, we avoided the crowds & were able to get some good photos of the grounds & Palace. By luck, there was also a reenactment parade with all the people dressed in traditional costumes from the workers right up to the king/emperor. Entrance fee is only KRW3000 & it's a really peaceful place. Just remember, it's closed on Monday's like most things in Seoul regarding tourist orientated business. .
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