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"Gyeongbokgung Palace Complex" Gyeongbokgung Palace Tip by fellman01

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul: 94 reviews and 225 photos

The Korean Imperial family resided in this complex until the early part of the 20th century. An assault by Japanese soldiers on the palace (before the 1911 annexation) was an early warning sign of Japanese aggression that most of the west chose to ignore.
The complex was a bit run down when I visited but this added to the sense of history.

Address: Gyeongbokgung station (subway line 3), exit no. 5.
Directions: Gyeongbokgung station (subway line 3), exit no. 5. 5-min walk.
Phone: +82 2-3700-3900

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  • Updated Aug 25, 2003
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