Just what's it says it is. A large palace with interesting architecture. Be sure to time your visit for the changing of the guard
About Gyeongbokgung Palace
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It is well worth it to visit the palace for the night opening. The lighting and the atmosphere are very beautiful. Make sure you bring your passport or id to get the reduced entry fee.
I had only one day in Seoul that time and I wanted to visit something, which represents the city and Korean culture. I chose the Gyeongbokgug Palace. I was lucky as they have free entrance on the last Wednesday of the month. It was a...More
Paying only 3,000 KRW each for entrance fee and you will be able to explore such a great palace -- free of charge when you are dressed in traditional Hanbok. All manmade architecture and decoration are well-presented! Soldier marching is interesting! Folk Village with performance...More
I had a wonderful time at the Gyeongbokgung palace.Korean history is absolutely fascinating! You can see the influence of Confucianism in the architecture and aesthetics, but the Gyeongbokgung palace is a testimony to the fact that simplicity is both powerful and beautiful! The ceremony of...More
There's a lot to see around this palace. Unfortunately, the lovely pavilion on the water can only be visited with a guided tour that must be booked online in advance. And the other temple on a lake was shut down for pond cleaning. What is...More
We went with Hanbok, and have a nice experience in this historical palace. The architecture is nice, with some guard in the traditional wear patrolling the palace. Overall it was an enjoyable experience. PS: entrance is free for anyone in Hanbok.
I enjoy my visit to this palace. You need to get an excellent guide to orientate you around the palace or else everything doesn't really make sense and all you see are just buildings and more buildings. I had a great Korean guide, June who...More