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464 Samil-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03131, South Korea
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good value, as it’s free, explanations were good and in English. We dressed in local hats, very funny

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

And really genuine compare to some others palace At least this one is well furnished so you ll see how the princes and princess used to live ! Interesting , well located and no tourist So pleasant

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We particularly visited this place to see where the shooting scene of the famous Goblin Korean drama took place. It's called a palace but of smaller proportions compared to other palaces. It's quiet and pretty now that the flowers are in bloom (spring season). A...More

Thank Cookingismypassion
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Quaint remnant of what was once a larger palace complex. We saw Unhyeongung on the map, so stopped in while on a walk thru the area. Free admission, 30-45 minutes to see it all, including a small museum of "relics" and a few 'window' displays...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 1 January 2018

As others have said, this site is pretty small; you can check out everything in just a little over .5 hr. While it pales compared to nearby Gyeongbukgung and Changdeokgung, it's still a pretty place to see, especially in the winter when the field is...More

Thank Raitei044
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a small replica of a small palace that once stood here. It's completely free to visit and you do actually get what you pay for. Not much. It's interesting enough and there is a small museum on site, but otherwise, it's just a...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I enjoyed visiting this place. It's small so we didn't get to tire ourselves just to see everything of it. And there are mannequins and descriptions too in almost all of its rooms that perfectly describe the history of Unhyeonggung. When we went there, there...More

1  Thank pandieepis
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Pros (1) Entry Fee - Free (2) Beautiful Traditional Korean Old Style building (3) History - famous Historic character, Daewon-gun's (King Gojong's father) residence (4) Architectural Value (5) Opening Hours Summer 9 am - 7 pm (April - October) Winter 9 am - 6 pm...More

Thank Marcus567
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It's great to look around. The buildings are very nice. It's not as big as others in the city nor as colorful but it is worth seeing.

Thank boabin
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Chanced upon this palace. We stayed in a hotel near anguk station and walked past the side of the building several times without knowing it's a palace! But it's actually just beside anguk station exit 4. It's opposite the anguk area with lots of eateries....More

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Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighbourhood was traditionally home to
Seoul’s middle and upper-classes. Now it’s most famed
for its clusters of beautiful, traditional Korean
homes (called hanok), many of which are found in
Bukchon. Many of these homes have now been converted
into restaurants, cafes, shops, and even guesthouses,
and their unique architecture offers a look at Korea’s
traditional beauty. Samcheongdong’s main and side
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