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[Korea] Unhyeongung summer evening concerts on Jul & Aug

  • Date07/02/2014
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Photo credit: Unhyeongung Royal Residence (bottom 2)

For the months of July and August, Unhyeongung Royal Residence will extend its opening hours on Fridays for the summer evening concerts, which will be taking place from 7pm to 9pm.

Except for Norakdang Hall, all the other areas inside Unhyeongung will be open for viewing during the Friday evening concerts. The concerts will be held at Irodang Hall and will feature a changgeuk (traditional Korean opera) performance which tells the story of Emperor Gojong (1852~1919) and Empress Myeongseong (1851~1895). There will also be performances featuring traditional Korean instruments such as the geomungo, gayageum and taepyongso.

Admission to Unhyeongung Royal Residence and the performances are free of charge.

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<Unhyeongung summer evening concerts>

☞ Address: Unhyeongung Royal Residence (464, Samil-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul)
☞ Period: July 4 – August 29, 2014 (Every Friday)
☞ Hours: 09:00–21:00 (extended hours on Fridays only)
☞ Concert schedule




Changgeuk ‘Ran ()


Gukak performance ‘Night with the music (음악이 흐르는 )

☞ Admission: Free
☞ Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ Inquiries: +82-2-766-9090 (Korean)
☞ Getting there: Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 4. Go straight for about 1 min
    along Samil-daero Street to arrive at Unhyeongung.
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Courtesy of Unhyeongung Royal Residence/Seoul Metropolitan Government