Gyeongbokgung - The palace you must visit when coming to Korea

Gyeongbokgung - The palace you must visit when coming to Korea
Gyeongbokgung (wikipedia)

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Today, in the Korean culture section, let's learn about Gyeongbokgung, the oldest and most famous palace in Korea with Medivisor!

As you may know, Gyeongbokgung is one of the oldest palaces and one of the most famous historical sites in Korea, considered one of the symbols of the capital Seoul.

Gyeongbokgung (wikipedia)

Built in the early 14th century, Gyeongbokgung was the residence of kings and the royal family of the Joseon dynasty.

At Gyeongbokgung, you can also visit many other famous historical sites with unique architecture.

Gwanghwanmun (wikipedia)

First of all, the famous Gwanghwamun gate must be mentioned. The gate is like a statue protecting the palace.

Gyeonghoeru (wikipedia)

Next is Gyeonghoeru, which was used to organize important and special feasts of the royal court during the Joseon dynasty.

Hyangwonjeong Pavilion (wikipedia)

This is a small palace built on an artificial island in Hyangwonji Lake, near the Chwihyanggyo bridge, connecting Hyangwonjeong palace to the palace grounds. In addition, there are Gangnyeonjeon palace, Sajeongjeon palace, Gyotaejeon palace, Sujeongjeon palace, etc.

Gyeongbokgung · 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Zuid-Korea
★★★★★ · Cultureel monument

Here is some additional information about Gyeongbokgung that you can refer to:

Address: 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul Entrance fee: Adults (3,000won) / Children (1,500won)

Around Gyeongbokgung, there are also many shops renting Hanbok - traditional Korean clothing. Rental prices range from 15,000won to 20,000won. You can rent Hanbok to take pictures inside the Gyeongbokgung palace grounds 😍

We hope you have a meaningful trip and beautiful photos! 🤗

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