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Gyeongbokgung Palace

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Open Open from 1/1-2/28,Mon,Wed-Sun,9:00am-5:00pm;Open from 3/1-5/31,Mon,Wed-Sun,9:00am-6:00pm;Open from 6/1-8/31,Mon,Wed-Sun,9:00am-6:30pm;Open from 9/1-10/31,Mon,Wed-Sun,9:00am-6:00pm;Open from 11/1-12/31,Mon,Wed-Sun,9:00am-5:00pm;Closed on Tue
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: 161 Sajik-ro, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Phone: +82-2-37003900

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Kingfuku Palace was built in 1395 (28 years of the founder of the Tai Dynasty), and it was destroyed and rebuilt many times. The palace was named after the two characters of "Kingfuku" in "Kingfuku" in "Kingfuku" in "Shijing". The imperial court area and the regulation strictly followed the relationship with the imperial court in China, and it was a county royal government regulated by the imperial prince, and it was built by the Ming Dynasty royal government system, and all buildings were colored by tansei and yellow. The area is 12.6 Wanping (57.75 hectare), square, the south is the main gate light gate, the east is Jianchun Gate, the west is Yingqiu Gate, and the north is the Shenwu Gate.

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Gyeongbokgung Palace is located in a corner of central Seoul, the first palace constructed during the Joseon Dynasty. Gyeongbokgung features gorgeous scenery all year round, with cherry blossoms in the spring, green trees in summer, ginkgo trees in autumn, and pearly white snow in winter. Korean dramas, such as "Da Jang Geum", "The House of Kings", and "You from the Stars" have all been filmed here. The east side of Gyeongbokgung Palace is Geonchunmun Gate, with Yeongchumun in the west, Sinmumun in the north, and Gwanghwamun in the south. Gwanghwamun Gate is the main entrance to the palace, featuring exquisite craftsmanship, clever architecture, and a magnificent stylistic design. The changing of the guard ceremony is certainly worth a watch.
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