I enjoyed learning about dynasties, intrigues in the palace and architecture. Secret Garden tour is beautiful and interesting as well.
About Gyeongbokgung Palace
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Similar to the other palaces, just bigger and a little more elaborate. Doesn't compare to the palaces in Forbidden City. We had volunteer staff give us a tour. Exhibit information at points of interest would have been helpful.
Rented a handbook for 2 hrs for 10,000won. From a shop just across the road. Rented the cheapest so the design was much simpler than the more expensive ones at 30,000won. Both female and male handbook available. Once you wear a handbook, entrance is free!!!...More
It was really amazing to visit such a beautiful place in the middle of the city Seoul. I thought it was really interesting how both traditional and modern life coexist together in a city. The traditional clothes, Hanbok, that everyone wore are so pretty and...More
Step back into time and walk the massive palace grounds right in the middle of Seoul. See the secret island where the king relaxed with his lady. Take pictures in front of the party pavilion. See the magnificent throne room View the building where hangul...More
The palace is very interesting, but also very crowded. The changing of the guard was pretty spectacular. Make sure you register for the free tour of the palace! Our guide was a young lady who spoke very good English and offered a lot of interesting...More
We wandered round by ourselves and really enjoyed the tranquillity in this massive complex. A must do on your 1st trip to Seoul to appreciate the development of Korea as a nation