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[Korea] Traditional Refreshment Experience at Gyeongbokgung Saenggwabang

  • Date05/07/2021
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Photo: Gyeongbokgung Saenggwabang (Credit: Cultural Heritage Administration)

Gyeongbokgung Saenggwabang, a space to experience Korean royal palace food culture, is open from May 1 to June 30.

Gyeongbokgung Saenggwabang is a representative traditional refreshment experience program in Gyeongbokgung Palace. Participants can try royal palace food and herbal tea.

Choose from a menu of snacks and teas that were enjoyed by the king. The menu ranges from 1,000 won to 5,000 won items.

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Gyeongbokgung Saenggwabang

161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 종로구 사직로 161 경복궁)
Directions: Walk for approx. 5 min from Gyeongbokgung Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 5
Period: May 1 – June 30, 2021
* Closed on Tuesdays
Hours: 10:00-17:00 (Last order 16:30)
- Tea: 4,000~5,000 won
- Refreshments (rice cakes, traditional honey cookies, etc.): 1,000~2,500 won
How to participate: Visit Saenggwabang Hogweso → Select royal sweets and herbal tea → Make payment (cards accepted) → Seat assignment & information → Eat refreshments
* Must scan one-time QR code with smartphone
Website: (Korean only)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai, Malay)

Information courtesy of Cultural Heritage Administration