N Seoul Tower

Address  105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Location Gyeongbokgung entry is located 22 Sajik-no, Jongno-gu. The nearest subway station is Gyeongbokgung Station (Station #327 on Line 3).Excit No4
Phone +82-2-3455-9277
Hours N Seoul Tower is open 365 days a year
Observatory Mon~Thu/Sun 10:00~23:00
Fri / Sat 10:00~24:00

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National Museum of Korea

Address 137, Seoubinggo-ro(168-6, Yongsan-dong 6-ga), Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 140-797, Korea
Phone +82-2-2077-9000
Opening hours

  • Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 09:00-18:00
  • Wednesday & Saturday : 09:00-21:00
  • Sunday & Holidays: 09:00-19:00

* Closed on Mondays (except Holiday Mondays,) and Jan 1st.
Price Free

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Changing Ceremony of The royal guards in Gyeongbokgung Palace

ddress 12, Hyoja-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Location Gyeongbokgung entry is located 22 Sajik-no, Jongno-gu. The nearest subway station is Gyeongbokgung Station (Station #327 on Line 3).Exit No4
Phone +82-2-3210-1645
Date(s)Ongoing

  • Period for The Gate Guard Changing Ceremony opening Daily 10:00 / 13:00 / 15:00 (Tuesday Closed) 15minutes
  • The Gwanghwamun Gate Guard Duty Performance Daily 11:00 / 14:00 / 16:00 (Tuesday Closed) 10minutes
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National Folk Museum of Korea

Address 37 Samcheong-roJongnogu Seoul Korea
Phone +82-2-3704-3114
Opening hours

  • March to May : 09:00-18:00 (entrance is allowed until 17:00)
  • June to August : 09:00-18:30 (entrance is allowed until 17:30)
  • September to October : 09:00-18:00 (entrance is allowed until 17:00)
  • November to February : 09:00-17:00 (entrance is allowed until 16:00)
  • May to August : 09:00~19:00 on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays (entrance is allowed until 18:00)

* Closure: Every Tuesdays and 1st of January
Price Free

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Gyeongbokgung Palace

Address 12, Hyoja-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Location Gyeongbokgung entry is located 22 Sajik-no, Jongno-gu. The nearest subway station is Gyeongbokgung Station (Station #327 on Line 3).Excit No4
Phone +82-2-3210-1645
Date(s)Ongoing

  • Period for The Gate Guard Changing Ceremony opening Daily 10:00 / 13:00 / 15:00 (Tuesday Closed) 15minutes
  • The Gwanghwamun Gate Guard Duty Performance Daily 11:00 / 14:00 / 16:00 (Tuesday Closed) 10minutes

Closed  Tuesdays

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Blue House

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10 Bukhansan viewpoints: public parks via subway

10 Bukhansan viewpoints: public parks via subway “Joseon is a country of mountains. Wherever you step your foot, you cannot miss mountains.” So wrote Claude-Charles Dallet (1829-1878), a French Catholic missionary, when he arrived in Korea in the mid-19th century. As Dallet says, mountains are everywhere in the country, whether in the heart of the…

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Best 10 walking trails of Korea

Best 10 walking trails of Korea With warm weather and beautiful sunshine, the season for walking has overtaken the peninsula. For those who are looking for a place where you can enjoy hiking and day walks while appreciating nature and the surrounding scenery, the Korean Tourism Organization (KTO) has recently published a list of its…

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