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Changgyeonggung Palace

185 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03072, South Korea
+82 2-762-4868
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185 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03072, South Korea
Gwanghwamun / Jongno
+82 2-762-4868
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend doing the English tour starting around 1030 (check) of palace grounds. Need to book for the Secret Garden tour starting after. Gives you a lot of information about this heritage listed palace

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As palaces goes, Changgyonggung Palace is up there in terms of size, openness and architecture. It is amazing that the walls separates it from a modern city.

Thank German F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Empty as usual without much to see or do while here. Nothing special sums this place up without being rude.

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the 3rd palace to be built in Joseon Dynasty after Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace, it was originally meant to be the residence of 3 queens due to lack of kiving space at the nearby Changdeokgung. You will notice there are only a few...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing special but an interesting place to visit for a few hours. We enjoyed our visit but it was a hot day so we did not stay long enough to see it all.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe, Changgyeonggung is one of the most beautiful palaces in Seoul. It's smaller than other old palaces like Gyeongbokgung or Changdeokgung, but I could feel more peaceful mood here. I recommend to visit here on sunny days (when there's no smog!). Walk around and look...More

Thank Yoon Yeong C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Located close to central area. changgyeonggung palace is beautiful and good for taking pictures. not much crowd. so it is peaceful. 1 hour is enough for this spot. i visited all the palace in seoul and all looks similar. so instead of visiting all you...More

Thank TraveKings
Reviewed 29 June 2017

They have a change of guards on the top of every hour. It is a beautiful palace with interesting history. You should rent a hambok and go and take pictures.

Thank KariXO
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Peace and quiet if you go on weekdays, you can rent a Hanbok at the nearby street area and take beautiful pictures of the palace. Look out for the change of guards in traditional customs.

1  Thank MrMrsMsTan
Reviewed 17 June 2017

It was better than the Gyeongbokgung Palace as it was a bit bigger but nothing very interesting about this park. Just a big park with historical buildings.

Thank timoshym
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 neighbourhoods.
Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighbourhoods, the area
is rich with history and culture in its palaces,
shrines, and temples. Stand in the centre of
Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt.
Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue
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