1. South Korea
  2. Seoul
  3. Gyeongbokgung

Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace History Walk

Product ID: 344341
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Discover Gyeongbokgung Palace, the first royal palace of the Joseon Dynasty, on a guided historical walk. Pick up insights into the history of the dynasty's largest palace from your professional, local guide.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 9:20 AM
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Live tour guide
Chinese, English, French
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a historic tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, the most iconic building in Seoul City
  • Visit the National Palace Museum of Korea, filled with treasures of the Joseon Dynasty
  • Discover the largest elevated pavilion with a man-made lake and the history behind it
Full description
Meet your guide at Gyeongbokgung station and head to Gyeongbukgung Palace's main gate. Enter the National Palace Museum to learn about the history of Joseon dynasty and see the artifacts which have been housed at the palace for hundreds of years. Walk through the main throne hall, the King’s office space, the King’s bed-chamber, and the Queen’s bed-chamber. 

Learn about the history and hidden stories of the largest palace of the Joseon Dynasty. Take photos of the locations where kings and queens once stood. Discover the influence the dynasty had on Korean society during its five centuries in power. End the tour at Gyeonghoiru pavilion, the event hall of the palace. Enjoy some time to explore the palace at your own pace after the tour.
Includes
  • Professional tour guide
  • Audio receiver to hear the tour guide clearly
  • Entrance ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Headset or earphones
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Outside of Gyeongbokgung Station exit 5

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