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Changgyeonggung Palace

736 Reviews
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Changgyeonggung Palace

736 Reviews
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Changgyeonggung 185 Changgyeonggung-ro Jongno-gu, Seoul 03072 South Korea
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Korean Cooking Class with Full-Course Meal & Local Market Tour
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Korean Cooking Class with Full-Course Meal & Local Market Tour

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Immerse yourself in Korean culture and enjoy an authentic home-cooking experience with a local chef at her home. Enjoy a guided visit to the local market to purchase fresh ingredients, sample tasty street food snacks, and learn about typical herbs and spices. Then, get hands-on as you create a selection of popular Korean dishes and master traditional cooking techniques. Finally sit down to enjoy a ‘Hanjeongsik’ dinner including your homemade dishes, along with additional side dishes and dessert.
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CanisHan wrote a review Dec 2020
Seoul, South Korea18,282 contributions37,656 helpful votes
C ( 20.12.09 ) The Changgyeionggung was one of Korean Palace in Seoul. There was good to walk slowly with enjoying Choseon's atmosphere. There could enter by traffic card, and 1,000 won to enter. I didn't understand why the entrance fee paid twice for Changgyeonggung and Changdukggung in spite of two palace was located in one area. But it was certain that there was beautiful palace to enjoy.
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Date of experience: December 2020
20 Helpful votes
TravelerTrecker wrote a review Apr 2020
Houston644 contributions506 helpful votes
This is very interesting palace. It is not as large as Gyenongbokgung or Changdeokgung. It is connected with the latter. Like the others, the palace was destroyed by Japan during the time of occupation. In this palace, the Queen Mother and her court resided; the last Joseon queen was assassinated here by the Japanese invaders. The palace grounds spread in between the hills and the city. The gardens are large and well kept. The main gate and the central palace are the most impressive sites. Several parts of the main palace were under restoration at the time of our visit. They did not prevent us from enjoying the visit to this site. We visited after visiting the secret gardens. It is quite relaxing as it is spacious and not many people visit this palace and its grounds. It has a nice small pagoda. I have noticed that some reviews confuse this palace with Gyenongbokgung. There is no ceremony here to change guards. You need a separate ticket to visit it. I recommend the combine ticket of palaces; it is very cheap. I recommend visiting this palace after visiting the neighbor Changdeokgung palace and the secret garden. This is place to relax, to walk around at your pace.
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Date of experience: September 2019
jrrjr619 wrote a review Mar 2020
San Diego, California74 contributions52 helpful votes
This was a must see place on our Seoul sightseeing list.. Be sure to stick around for the changing of the guard. You can also take pictures of the guards and have you picture taken with them as long as you don’t touch them. Quite an experience with some fantastic photo opportunities.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Steve J wrote a review Mar 2020
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea34 contributions3 helpful votes
This palace in Seoul located across from City Hall plaza is very nice. They have a palace guard program where you can sign up and be a part of a ceremony.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Mtch wrote a review Jan 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates54 contributions45 helpful votes
This is an amazing place and we had so much fun! We have tried their tradition costume (Hanbok) and tour around the palace. A huge place to roam around and very interesting history!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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