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Seoul » Jung-gu » Cecil Theater (한세실극장)


Cecil Theater (한세실극장)    
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16, Sejong-daero 19-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 세종대로19길 16 (정동)
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-742-7601
Operating Hours
Varies by performance
Varies by performance
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Established in 1976, Cecil Theater is a very prominent theater. The first five Korean Film Festivals were held here, making it the heart of Korean theaters. It is a theater steeped in tradition, and was reopened not long ago, with its facilities modernized. The high and narrow stage was lowered for better viewing, and the stage was widened to a greater scale. The lobby is especially fancy. It always carries a nice scent of espresso, which is provided free of charge. It is open everyday from noon to 1 p.m. even on days with no performances, for local office workers.

Cecil Theater is known for the view of its surroundings. The spacious path leading to the theater is surrounded by stonewalls. Beside the trail is the Cathedral of the Korean Anglican Church. With its classical architecture and flowering trees, it is an absolutely beautiful sight. It is especially elegant and beautiful during spring and autumn. You can also visit Deoksugung Palace, Jeong-dong Street and City Hall in the neighborhood.
Admission / Participation Fees
Varies by performance
Not permitted
Baby Stroller Rentals
Not available
Credit Cards Accepted
Parking Facilities
Parking Fee
1,000 won per 10min

* 50% discount for theater patrons available
(Parking ticketes must be validated and stampted by the theater staff)
City Hall Station (Subway Line 1 or 2), Exit 3.
Go 60m forward, and turn left onto Sejongdaero 19-gil Road.
Go 100m forward to arrive at Cecil Theater on the right.


Gwanghwamun Station (Subway Line 5), Exit 6.
Go 300m forward, and turn right onto Sejongdaero 19-gil Road.
Go 100m forward to arrive at Cecil Theater on the right.
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