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Sejong Center

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Address: 81-3 Sejibg-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-821, South Korea
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I came here for Hunder Wasser presentation and it's great. I always thought that Sejong Centre is a music performing hall, only to realise that on its side is a hall that goes... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 3, 2017
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Timaru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

I came here for Hunder Wasser presentation and it's great. I always thought that Sejong Centre is a music performing hall, only to realise that on its side is a hall that goes vertically that supports art presentation. Staff here do allow people to take pictures as long as it's not flash photography. As a matter of courtesy, it always... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

i visited 4 times in February for musicals. Access is so easy with both the city hall and gwanghwamun metro stations close to/connected to the centre. i had seats on the ground, 1st and 2nd floor, on both left and right of the stage. With capacity of 3k pax it is a large scale hall similar to seoul art center... More 

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Daegu, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

I visited the Grand Theater to listen to Diana Krall. It was my first time to the space it was very easy to get to. The facility itself is beautiful, the stage setup to how the seats are positioned are perfect I sat on the floor level but I am quite sure I would of had the same experience if... More 

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Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

located very close to the subway exit (gwanghwamun) this place has very good exhibitions in seoul. They don't allow you to take photos inside by the way compared to few other places in seoul that really dont care.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

Amazing centre, very easy to find from the subway station and the staff were polite too in helping us find our seats. Amazing view of stage even from second floor which is where we were

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Seen the hunchback of Notre Dame Very nice from 2nd row from stage For females Bewere Washroom line during intermissions was super long

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2014

In the basement of Sejong Art Center, the story of Admiral Yi Shun Sin is located where you can learn more about Yi Shun Sin and his career. As a Korean, I'm really proud we have a hero like Admiral Yi Shun Sin. You will learn more about his career and experience the turtle ship he has made for fights... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014

I will never see another orchestral or chamber music performance here ever again, and if you're going to see a concert with musical pieces you care about, I heartily advise against it. The way the hall is built, the air conditioning actually drowns out lower-volume portions of the performance, as happened once during what might've otherwise been a deft and... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

I visited "M theater" several times, which is suitable for concert.

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Seoul, South Korea
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

On two ocasions in 2012 I have telephoned the Sejong Center to make reservations for ballet performances. When the booking office answered the phone I explained I wanted a reservation please can anyone speak some English? Both times there was talking in Korean, giggling and then the phone was hung up in my ear. The second time I was so... More 

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Walk within this area, centered on what used to be the western gate of traditional Seoul, and you'll get a glimpse of Korea’s past through the beautiful and historic buildings that are scattered throughout. Whether wandering around Deoksugung’s palace walls or touring more historically somber sites such as Seodaemun Prison, this is one of the best places for culture, architecture, and history lovers. Jeongdong in particular is a beautiful place for a stroll in spring and autumn.
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