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Changdeokgung Palace

99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03072, South Korea
+82 2-762-8261
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This 600-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site is the city's jewel. It's as famous for its outstanding architectural details as for its verdant and expansive gardens.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“secret garden” (327 reviews)
“guided tour” (200 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03072, South Korea
Gwanghwamun / Jongno
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+82 2-762-8261
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"secret garden"
in 327 reviews
"guided tour"
in 200 reviews
"garden tour"
in 48 reviews
"a unesco world heritage site"
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"separate ticket"
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"combination ticket"
in 26 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 52 reviews
"anguk station"
in 31 reviews
"joseon dynasty"
in 45 reviews
"korean history"
in 65 reviews
"walk around"
in 30 reviews
"take pictures"
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"south korea"
in 27 reviews
"pavilions"
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"architecture"
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"trees"
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"autumn"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great place to tour in and around, and I found that I could learn a great deal about Korean history as a result.It was a day of perfect weather with rippling cerulean blue skies outside and that just added to the ambience.

Thank Perry B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Clean and gorgeous. We did the secret garden tour here as there is no other way to explore the gardens

Thank Pooja_Adiga
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Reviewed 4 days ago

small palace , not much things to see when compare to China Palace. not worth to go as need to pay entrance fees.

Thank Bonnie8828
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You should try the traditional cloth and you will find next to this palace many rental cloth shop, you can rental and wear it and have lovely picture in side the palace( your inter will be free of charge if you wear the traditional cloth)

Thank Eiman A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For history lovers ,what can be better than visiting a palace dating back to about 800 years ago? The area is wide and so many houses and rooms are located in this area.you had better to study some of it's history if you want to...More

Thank payamesfahani
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is pretty empty but just have an idea of Korean royalty living style way back when. Beautiful timber and was popular for wedding photos. Entrance fees was cheap too.

Thank rozrokz
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is my college roommate's favorite palace, so this is the sole palace I visited. I especially loved watching the girls, mostly, in traditional hanbok taking selfies and photo shoots. I was able to witness the changing of the guard, and partook in the tea...More

Thank Elyse B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went on a guided tour here and I felt it helps to better understand and enjoy the sights in Changdeokgung. It was less crowded than Gyeongbokgung when I was there. Nice to put on hanbok and take colourful photos! (By the way, admission was free...More

Thank Piggogo
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was easy to travel too by tube/metro and easy to find. The entrance fee was very reasonable and and although busy it was far from crowded (un-like some attractions in Japan). There was only a small cafe/refreshments area, especially relevant for us as it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Smack in the middle of Seoul, this oasis makes you feel like you are far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The palaces are very well preserved and the gardens are just beautiful. Every day at 3:00 and 4:30 pm there is...More

Thank JeLundgren
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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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RamanGNoida
May 22, 2018|
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Response from SheilaMalig | Reviewed this property |
Jongno 3-ga station And Angkuk station
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RamanGNoida
May 22, 2018|
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Response from yipjcs88 | Reviewed this property |
General palace areas: 3000 Won for an adult (19-64 years old) and is free for 65 years old or above. Secret Garden is additional, at 8000 Won (19 years old and above).
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albara90
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Kari K | Reviewed this property |
If you want tk see guard change suggest 10,14
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