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Royal Palace Experience Program
Royal palaces such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changgyeonggung Palace are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Seoul. As well as looking round the palaces, visitors can enjoy several programs that will enable you to really experience the culture of Korea’s royal palaces. Visitors can watch reenactments of historical royal ceremonies, have their photo taken in traditional costume.

At Gyeongbokgung Palace a reenactment of the historical changing of the royal guards ceremony is held daily. After watching the ceremony, you can try on guards’ costumes and have your photo taken in front of the Gyeonghoeru pavilion. The program runs from 9:30 to 17:00 and as well as guards’ costumes, hanbok for children is also available.

Every Sunday at 2pm, Changgyeonggung Palace holds a reenactment of the 50th birthday celebrations of King Yeong-Jo, the 21st king of the Joseon dynasty. From 2pm visitors to the palace can also try on historical royal costumes and have their photo taken.

Royal Palace Experience Program






Gyeonghoeru at Gyeongbokgung Palace

Trying on traditional costumes


(Korean, English)

*Apply on the spot

Myeongjeongjeon at Changgyeonggung Palace

Trying on traditional costumes


(Korean, japanese)

* Apply on the spot


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