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Gyeongbokgung palace – Walking tour – Seoul, South Korea 🏯

Gyeongbokgung palace - Walking tour - Seoul, South Korea 🏯

Gyeongbokgung (Korean: 경복궁; Hanja: 景福宮), also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Built in 1395, it is located in northern Seoul, South Korea. The largest of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon dynasty, Gyeongbokgung served as the home of Kings of the Joseon dynasty, the Kings’ households, as well as the government of Joseon.

Where are the entrace to the palace?

Visitors can enter Gyeongbokgung Palace through all four sides of Gyeongbokgung Palace. Gwanghwamun Gate (main gate) on the south, Yongchumun Gate on the west (newly opened on 6 Dec 2018), Sinmumun Gate on the north and National Folk Museum of Korea entrance on the east.

It’s very common to see people using Hanbok around and inside de palace.

Hanbok rentals usually run 4hrs. and cost 13,000~15,000 won. Hair accessories and a purse are included in the hanbok rental price.

A hanbok (in South Korean) or Chosŏn-ot (in North Korean) is a traditional Korean dress for semi-formal or formal attire during traditional occasions such as festivals, celebrations, and ceremonies. It is characterized by vibrant colors and simple lines without pockets.

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