Changdeokgung Palace is a royal palace built during the Joseon Dynasty in 1405 as a secondary palace after Gyeongbokgung Palace and is the best preserved royal residence from this era. Changdeokgung Palace was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 for its outstanding harmonious arrangement with nature. The palace is especially popular during spring when many visitors come by to appreciate both this heritage site and its spring flowers scenery. Visitors can admire the especially beautiful spring landscapes of Nakseonjae flower terraces and the back gardens when visiting in March or April.
○ Address: 99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
○ Public Transportation: Anguk Station, exit 3 (Line 3)
○ Operating Hours (Closed on Mondays)
– February – May: 09:00-18:00 (Last entrance at 17:00)
– June – August: 09:00-18:30 (Last entrance at 17:30)
– September – October: 09:00-18:00 (Last entrance at 17:00)
– November – January: 09:00-17:30 (Last entrance at 16:30)
○ Admission fee: Adult KRW 3000 / Child KRW 1500
*Free admission for children under age 6, every last Wednesday of the month (The Culture Day), and people wearing hanbok.