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Changgyeonggung Palace

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Changgyeonggung 185 Changgyeonggung-ro | Jongno-gu, Seoul 03072, South Korea
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The four palaces in Seoul each have unique and intriguing histories. This palace is one of the smaller out of the four but is directly beside Changdeokgung, so one could easily spend a day visiting both. There are stairs and fair amount of walking.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an excellent large site with some nicely restored buildings. It looks particularly good in April with the cherry blossom and the azaleas. The visit to the Secret Garden is the icing on the cake, although my visit was marred by the group being...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed this palace the gardens are beautiful and the grounds are not to big that you can’t do this in a few hours!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Armstrong20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As all the other places, just the outside of the buildings to see and all of the same decor. Be better to visit this Place when the Wildflower garden is in Bloom. Nice walk around the wooded ares. Adjacent to Changdeokgung Place with an interconnecting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked through this to get to another palace. Beautiful cherry blossom was blooming everywhere (end of March)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TTania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This palace is not as big as others but the different buildings are so aesthetic and outstanding. From the hill the view is stunning.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very huge sprawling palace has lots of walking spaces big gardens has a greenhouse too with rare flowers

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the 4 main palaces and this one is definitely my favorite. Not the biggest or most colorful, but the architecture of the main building with all the overlaying roofs is fantastic. It is also a lot more quiet and peaceful than some of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Schhel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

another nice traditional palace in Seoul. a nice history attached to the palace, typical korean style architecture, a very peaceful ambiance.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nuts_medico
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Make sure you see the changing of the guard in all its regalia. A memorable experience. Where comfortable shoes. .,

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from yipjcs88 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure why you need a guide. I went there several times, alone, in recent years. Easy walking. You need to join a guided tour for the Secret Garden of Changdeokgung, by pre-booking online, but for the general areas of... More
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