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Address
32, Teheran-ro 7-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 강남구 테헤란로7길 32 (역삼동)
Inquiries
- 1330 Korea Travel Hotline +82-1330 (Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)
- For more Info +82-2-567-1058~9 (Korean, English)
Operating Hours
[Memorial Hall] 09:00~17:30 (Closed for lunch: 11:30~13:00)
Closed
[Memorial Hall] National Holidays and Kukkiwon organization holidays
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Introduction
Kukkiwon (국기원, World Taekwondo Headquarters) was established to spread knowledge of the national Korean sport of Taekwondo, and raise popularity of the martial art. Currently, the World Taekwondo Championships and various national competitions are held at Kukkiwon. Kukkiwon also serves as a place where coaches are trained, and offers Taekwondo experience programs for foreigners.

Various experience programs for foreigners including the basic Taekwondo stances, the art of self-defense, and the art of wood breaking are offered at the Seoul, Jongno-gu Gyeonghuigung Palace with reservation services available online. Reservations can be made up to one day in advance and can be made for single guests. Guests can choose to training sessions at any time between Tuesdays and Fridays. Be aware that classes may be cancelled on rainy days, and sessions will be instructed in Korean and English only.
Program Information
Period – April 3rd - December 4th (excluding Mondays)
Programs
- Learn the Basic Stances of Taekwondo (11:00am - 12:00pm)
- Learn the Taekwondo Art of Self-Defense (1:00pm - 2:00pm)
- Learn Taekwondo Wood-Breaking (3:00pm - 4:00pm)
Location – The Gyeonghuigung Palace Taeryeongjeon Royal Palace and courtyard
Rates – 20,000 won per program

Reservation - Phone (+82-2-567-4988)
Main Facilities
* Main Building & Training Facility - facilities for Taekwondo matches and business offices
* Memorial Hall - Exhibit of Taekwondo's history
* Yoon Gokjeong Lounge- Kukkiwon's first president, Yoon Gokjeong memorial lounge
* Memorial Monument
Subsidiary Facilities
Rest Area
Admission / Participation Fees
Free
Parking Facilities
Available
Parking Fee
Free
Info. Services for Koreans
Available
Foreign Language Intepretation Services
Available (English)
Directions
[Subway]
Gangnam Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 12.
Homepage
www.kukkiwon.or.kr(Korean, English)
www.taekwonseoul.org(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
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