Travel guide

Manager Choice Travel Guide #1 – Hotel Area

2015.03.27

palace tour

 


 

 1. Gyeong-bok-gung Palace (경복궁) 

     The main palace of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910).

     Built in 1395

     Website: http://www.royalpalace.go.kr

     Tel: 02-3700-3900

     Distance from Hotel: 15 minutes by walking

 


 

2. Deok-su-gung Palace (덕수궁)

     The smallest of Seoul’s palaces but the most beautiful palace in Seoul

     Website: http://www.deoksugung.go.kr

     Tel: 02-771-9955

     Distance from Hotel: 20 minutes by walking


3. Chang-geong-gung Palace (창경궁)

    The palalce was originally built as “Suganggung” by King Sejong for his father, Taejong, but in 1483 renovated and enlarged by King Seongjong

     Built in 1483

     Website: http://www.cgg.cha.go.kr

     Tel: 02-762-4868

     Distance from Hotel: 15 minutes by walking


4. Chang-deok-gung Palace (창덕궁)

Changdeokgung served as the main palace for many Joseon kings

     Designated as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage in February 1997

     Built in 1405

     Website: http://www.cdg.go.kr

     Tel: 02-762-8261

     Distance from Hotel: 10 minutes by walking


5. Jong-myo Shrine (종묘)

     A Confucian shrine dedicated to the perpetuation of memorial services for the deceased kings and queens of the Joseon Dynasty

     Built in 1394

     Website: http://jm.cha.go.kr

     Tel: 02-765-0195

     Distance from Hotel: 10 minutes by walking


6. Unh-yeon-gung  (운현궁)

    A former Korean royal residence during the late Joseon Dynasty period

     Built in 14th century

     Website: http://www.unhyeongung.or.kr/

     Tel: 02-766-9090

     Distancefrom Hotel: 10 minutes by walking