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National Gugak Center (국립국악원)

  • National Gugak Center (국립국악원)
  • National Gugak Center (국립국악원)
  • National Gugak Center (국립국악원)
  • National Gugak Center (국립국악원)
  • National Gugak Center (국립국악원)
  • National Gugak Center (국립국악원)
  • National Gugak Center (국립국악원)
  • National Gugak Center (국립국악원)
Address
2364, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 서초구 남부순환로 2364 (서초동)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-580-3300
Operating Hours
Varies by performance
Closed
Varies by performance
Length of Tour
Varies by performance
  • Information
    Introduction
    The National Gugak Center is the governing body established to preserve and promote traditional Korean performing arts. The center can accommodate every type of traditional performing arts, such as Palace Music, Court Music, and all other genres including major productions of Changguek (Korean musical drama). Orignally opened in Busan in 1951, the center moved to its current location in Seoul in 1987. The center also opened branch locations in Namwon, Jindo, and Busan in 1992, 2004, and 2008 respectively.

    Maximum Occupancy
    Yeakdang Hall (706 seats), Umyeondang Hall (231 seats), Pungryu Sarangbang (130 seats)

    Industry Information
    Performances, education, research, lessons, exhibitions, etc.

    Main Facilities
    Yeakdang Hall, Yeonhee Art Theater, practice rooms, Damsowon, Outdoor Experience Plaza, Umyeon-dang Hall, Museum of Gugak, Gugak Education Center

    Subsidiary Facilities
    Children Playroom, Shop, Lounge, Restaurant, Traditional Culture Experience Hall

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Varies by performance

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fee
    Free (Monday-Friday 09:00-18:00)

    Homepage
    www.gugak.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian)

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