"Seokjojeon Hall" Deoksugung Palace Tip by jckim

Deoksugung Palace, Seoul: 44 reviews and 103 photos


This edifice showing the influence of the Colonial style of the early 19th century
is three storied and has a floor space of 4,045 square meters. The building work was supervised at its early stage by Sim Ui-seok, a Korean, Sabatin, a Russian, and Ogawa, a Japanese, and later by M. H. Davidson, an Englishman. At present it is used as a part of the Royal Museum. The Royal Museum with 11 exhibition halls show artefacts of the royal Yi household including the clothes and personal ornaments of Crown Prince Uimi.

Address: Deoksugung Palace, Jeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul
Directions: Subway Line 1 . Get off at City Hall Stn.
Exit 1, 2
Line 2, Exit 1, 2

Phone: +82 2-771-9951
Website: http://www.visitseoul.net/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 18, 2005
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