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[Korea] Gyeongbokgung Palace’s spring extended hours begin May 22

  • Date05/20/2013
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[Photo Credit: Cultural Heritage Administration (Top left)]

Gyeongbokgung Palace will celebrate the arrival of spring with extended evening hours at the complex located in Jongno-gu, Seoul-si, from May 22 to 26, 2013.

The extended hours at Gyeongbokgung Palace run from 18:30 to 22:00, and about 40% of the Gyeongbokgung Palace complex will be open to the public during the period, including Gwanghwamun Gate, Geunjeongjeon Hall, Sujeongjeon Hall and Gyeonghoeru Pavilion.

The palace’s extended hours take place every year during special periods in the spring and autumn. Many Korean and international tourists visit the palace during the extended hours to see and experience the old royal palace under a soft spotlight and the evening sky.

More info

<Extended Hours at Gyeongbokgung Palace>
Venue: Gyeongbokgung Palace, in Jongno-gu Seoul
Period: May 22 – 26, 2013 (18:30 – 22:00) ※ Last admission is at 21:00
Admission: 3,000 won for adults/ 1,300 won for teenagers and kids
[Online Ticket Purchase] (Korean)
Homepage: Gyeongbokgung Palace (Korean, English)
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Courtesy of Cultural Heritage Administration