Seoul Travel Guide

Seoul Sights

Gyeonghuigung Palace

  • 1-122 Shinmunno 2-ga
  • Jongno-gu
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 05/04/2017

Fodor's Review

Gyeonghuing is by far the least grand of Seoul's palaces, but also the least visited. For travelers interested in seeing a palace at their own pace, free of tour-groups and crowds, Gyeonghuing offers a more personal experience than the other palaces. Built in 1617 it is also the most recent of Seoul's palaces, but like the others Gyeonghuigung suffered a similar cycle of destruction and restoration. In addition to being Seoul's only palace with free entry, Gyeonghuigung holds Taekwondo demonstrations at 2 pm every Wednesday and Saturday. Also, the palace is often used as a set in Korean films and dramas, so lucky visitors may even happen upon a movie-shoot.

Sight Information

Address:

1-122 Shinmunno 2-ga , Seoul, Seoul, 110-062 , South Korea

Phone:

02-724-0150

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 05/04/2017

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