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Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)

  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)
  • Royal Culture Festival (궁중 문화축전)

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Period
04.29.2016 ~ 05.08.2016 Finished
Address
161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 사직로 161 (세종로)
Location
The Four Royal Palaces and Jongmyo Shrine
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-567-0160
Sponsors / Management
Cultural Heritage Administration, Royal Culture Festival Organizing Committee / Cultural Heritage Administration, Korean Royal Cultural Center (c)
Introduction
Beautiful palaces have great value as the nation's precious tangible and intangible heritage.
Combined with state-of-the-art technology and the artistic touches, Royal Culture festival will be held for the first time at the Four Royal Palaces and Jongmyo Shrine.
On a beautiful day in May, feel the excitement of spring with an unforgettable experience by joining a program, featured in one of the beautiful palaces.
Programs
[Gyeongbokgung, Encounter with Kings]
- Media Facade Show at Heungnyemun Gate
- The Royal Feast of 1892
- Invited Asian Royal Court Performances
- Nighttime Concerts at Gyeonghoeru Pavilion
- Royal Kitchen Experience ‘A Taste of Royal Cuisine’
- Royal Culture Experience
- Photo Exhibition on Hanbok

[Changdeokgung, Encounter with Nature]
- Nighttime Promenade at Changdeokgung Palace
- Exhibition of Royal Poets and Palace Photos
- Experience of Naeuiwon Royal Pharmacy
- Reading in the Rear Garden

[Changgyeonggung, Encounter with Every Day Life]
- King Yeongjo and Changgyeonggung Palace
- One-Day Time Travel to 1750
- Outdoor Drama ‘King Injo at the End of the Road’

[Deoksugung, Encounter with Modernity]
- Contemporary Art at Deoksugung Palace
- Concerts at Seokjojeon
- Modern Concerts at Deoksugung Palace
- The Daehan Empire and Coffee

[Jongmyo, Encounter with Ritual]
- Royal Ancestral Ritual at Jongmyo Shrine
- Myohyeollye Ritual at Jongmyo Shrine
- Royal Ancestral Ritual Music at Jongmyo Shrine
Transportation
Gyeongbokgung Palace
- Gyeongbokgung Station (Seoul Subway Line 3)

Changdeokgung Palace
- Take Bus 100, 102, 104, 90S tour bus or 91S tour bus

Changgyeonggung Palace
- Take Bus 100, 102, 104, 90S tour bus or 91S tour bus

Deoksugung Palace
- City Hall Station (Seoul Subway Line 1 or 2)

Jongmyo Shrine
- Jongno 3(sam)-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 3 or 5)
Homepage
www.royalculturefestival.org
(Korean, English)