Light spills into the courtyard of Gyeongbokgung Palace, and despite the shadows of boggling tourists,you are reminded of the grandeur of the place. Known as the 'Northern Palace', Gyeongbokgung is the largest and most well known of the five palaces. Although you run the risk of lacking originality with a visit to such a common destination, one mustn't forget that the 1395 edifice is also one of the most representative of the Joseon Dynasty. Especially on a clear blue day, looking at the sky reflected around Gyeonghoeru Pavilion, you can be reminded of why certain popular destinations remain as such.
|Opening hours:||Nov–Feb 9am–5pm, Mar–Sep 9am–6pm|
|Transport:||Gyeongbokgung Station (Line 3), exit 5|
|Price:||Adults (25–64) 3,000won|
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Things to do
Starlight Tour with Daejanggeum
A night tour at Gyeongbokgung and Korean royal court cuisine at the royal kitchen — it's really something to see, and a lot to taste. The meal will consist of 12 dishes, just like how it was prepared for the kings and queens of Joseon Dynasty. After being...Until Friday April 14 2017