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464 Samil-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03131, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place used to be a home of Gojong, 26th King of Joseon Dynasty in the late 19th century and was the house of his father, Heungseon Daewongun, who actually ran the country when the king was too young to rule. This is a small...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank framingeffect
Reviewed April 4, 2019

My first experience of Korean history. It's a nice little palace which has been wrll naintained/restored and which is of interesting design. Some rooms contain some pictoral or other represenntation of the period, which makes it a bit more interesting. Its free so easy to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

It's called palace but it's not a palace. Just an old residence building. It's beautiful and free of admission.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank MargarethT79
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Unhyeonggung is located not far from Insadong and Changdeokgung Palace. It is in the middle of a street with no eye-catching sign, but you can find it through the traditional Korean gray rooftop. The mansion is free of charge with not many tourists. The buildings...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sissiwusi
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Nice little palace with a huge gingko tree greeting you upon entering the palace. Plenty of places for you to take pictures. However, the western building located behind the palace is closed for public which is famous for being Goblin's house (drama). So disappointed that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

You can walk around and peek inside the traditional buildings and walk on the grounds. It’s close to the metro and best of all, there is no entrance fee. Suggest visiting when you go see the main attractions in the area including Insadong neighbourhood. On...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ccriderYVR
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Very good value, as it’s free, explanations were good and in English. We dressed in local hats, very funny

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 356peterg
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

And really genuine compare to some others palace At least this one is well furnished so you ll see how the princes and princess used to live ! Interesting , well located and no tourist So pleasant

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ksarman
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We particularly visited this place to see where the shooting scene of the famous Goblin Korean drama took place. It's called a palace but of smaller proportions compared to other palaces. It's quiet and pretty now that the flowers are in bloom (spring season). A...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cookingismypassion
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Quaint remnant of what was once a larger palace complex. We saw Unhyeongung on the map, so stopped in while on a walk thru the area. Free admission, 30-45 minutes to see it all, including a small museum of "relics" and a few 'window' displays...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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