Unhyeongung Palace | Jongno-gu, Seoul

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The Unhyeongung Palace located in Jongno-gu was the home of the Prince Gojong who later became an Emperor of the Joseon Dynasty. The actual palace is smaller than before due to the Japanese Colonial Period but is still beautiful.

The Palace houses an exhibition hall where you will be able to see a small collection of artifacts such as writing tools, traditional wedding garments, and more. During your visit, traditional Hanboks are available for rent. The Unhyeongung Palace also organizes Norakdang traditional wedding ceremonies.

Hours
MondayClosed
Tuesday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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