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Seoul » Jongno-gu » Sogeukjang Changdeokgung (창덕궁 소극장)


Sogeukjang Changdeokgung (창덕궁 소극장)    
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88-1, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul B1
서울특별시 종로구 돈화문로 88-1 지하 1층
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-55-1330
(English, Korean, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-742-7278,
+82-2-742-7273 (English, Japanese)
Open year round
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Changdeokgung Theater is located across from Changdeokgung Palace in the Gungangno Special Cultural Zone of Seoul. Sogeukjans, meaning small theater, provide a unique and intimate atmosphere. Built to promote Korean music, the stage and seating at Changdeokgung are arranged for audience members to sit on the floor similar to in a traditional restaurant or home. The theater offers a wide array of performances including Samulnori (Korean traditional percussion music), traditional Korean music, and Madanggeuk (a play infused with traditional music and performances). First time visitors often find the creative and cozy experience to create a lasting memory of Korean culture and arts. Also nearby the theater are a number of tourist attractions including Changdeokgung Palace, Unhyeongung Palace, Jongmyo Shrine Park, and Insa-dong.

Maximum Occupancy
150 seats (up to 200 seats)
Industry Information
Plays, concerts, music, and gukak (traditional Korean music)
Admission / Participation Fees
Varies by performance
Parking Facilities
Not available
Foreign Language Intepretation Services
+82-2-742-7278, 7273 (English, Japanese)
General Overview
1) Jongno 3-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 3 & 5), Exit 8.
Walk 480 m straight from the exit to find it before Changdeokgung Palace.

2) Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 4.
Turn around to the left out of the exit and go right (east) along Yulgok-ro (율곡로) for about 340 m. Cross Donhwamun-ro (돈화문로) at the three-way intersection, and turn right (south) along Donhwamun-ro for about 50 m.

Get off at Changdeokgung Palace (Main office of Hyundai).
- Blue bus: 109, 151, 162, 171, 172, 272
- Green bus: 1012, 7025
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