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Samcheonggak (삼청각)

  • Samcheonggak (삼청각)
  • Samcheonggak (삼청각)
  • Samcheonggak (삼청각)
  • Samcheonggak (삼청각)
  • Samcheonggak (삼청각)
  • Samcheonggak (삼청각)
  • Samcheonggak (삼청각)

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Address
3, Daesagwan-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 성북구 대사관로 3 (성북동)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-765-3700
  • Information
    Introduction
    Reflecting its name (literally the ‘House with Threefold Purity’), Samcheonggak is located in one of the most pristine places in the city and has born witness to standout moments in Korean history. It was the venue for the banquet for the Joint Statement (July 4, 2007) between North and South Korean representatives and has served as a forum for a variety of other political and diplomatic functions. The City of Seoul took over Samcheonggak in 2000 and made it available to the public and the building has been under the management of the Sejong Center for the Performance Arts since July 2009, affording visitors many opportunities to experience Korean traditional culture.

    The Korean Food Restaurant in Ilhwadang (Samcheonggak) features an impressive spread of delicious Korean dishes that have traditionally been enjoyed by royal and aristocratic families, using natural ingredients and pure water from Mt. Bukak. Dawon (Ilhwadang) offers traditional drinks, teas, and wine, and gives visitors dazzling scenery as the backdrop for their dining experience.

    In addition, Samcheonggak has several spots (Cheongcheondang, Cheonchudang, Yuhajeong, Chuihandang, and Dongbaekheon) for traditional performances, family gatherings, business meetings, workshops and seminars. Programs for Korean and international visitors allow for an exciting chance to experience traditional tea ceremonies, play a bamboo flute and Janggu (double-headed drum), and learn Pansori (traditional dramatic songs), make crafts, and cook Bibimbap.

    Industry Information
    [Traditional culture area: Samcheonggak]
    Korean restaurant, Korea fusion cafe: Dawon, traditional performance, traditional culture experience

    Pets
    Not permitted

    Credit Cards Accepted
    Accepted

    Parking Facilities
    75 parking spaces

    Parking Fee
    Free

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    English, Japanese

    Homepage
    Downloadable brochure: www.samcheonggak.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese)

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