Changdeokgung Palace


Changdeokgung Palace

A royal palace with the most beautiful garden in Korea
Changdeokgung Palace, renowned for exquisite gardens and courtyards, was listed as a World Cultural Heritage in 1997. Unlike at other royal palaces in the capital, visitors to this palace must be accompanied by a palace guide. It takes about an hour and 20 minutes to look around this tranquil palace with beautiful gardens dotted with pavilions, ponds, bridges and wonderfully decorated walls. The guide offers helpful explanations about each of the attractions. While Korean, English and Japanese guided tours are available from 09:00 to 04:00, you may need to check the timetable before you visit the palace. The admission fee is higher than that at other palaces.




99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul


+82-2-762-8261, 9513

1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Operating Hours

Regular Tour (Changdeokgung Palace)

April–September: 09:00-18:30

October: 09:00-18:00

March & November: 09:00-17:30

December–February: 09:00-17:00

Last admission is one hour before closing.

Huwon Course (Guided Tour only)

February–May & September-October: 10:00-18:00

June-August: 10:00-18:30 

November-January: 10:00-17:30

* Last admission is 2 hours before closing.

* Tickets can be purchased 1 hour before opening..


Every Monday


Euljiro 3-ga Station (Line 3)→

Anguk Station (Line 3) Exit 3. Go straight for 5min.

*Time Required about 23min

Jongno 3-ga Station(Line 3)→

Anguk Station (Line 3) Exit 3. Go straight for 5min.

*Time Required about 20min


Cheonggyecheonno(0.3km)→Samil-daero(0.9km)→Yulgongno (0.4km)

*Time Required about 6min

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