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Gyeongbokgung Palace

Opening Hours & Ticket Sales
Opening Hours & Ticket Sales
Area Period Tickets Sales Opening Hours
Changdeokgung
Palace Building Area
February-May / September-October 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 18:00
June - August 09:00 - 17:30 09:00 - 18:30
November-January 09:00 - 16:30 09:00 - 17:30
Secret Garden March-May / September-October 09:00 - 16:00 10:00 - 17:30
June - August 09:00 - 16:30 10:00 - 18:00
February / November 09:00 - 15:30 10:00 - 17:00
December-January 09:00 - 15:00 10:00 - 16:30
* Closed on Monday
Admission Fee
Admission Fee
Location Type Individual Group
(10 persons or more)
General Admission
(Changdeokgung Palace
Building Areas Only)
Adult (age 19~64) 3,000 won 2,400 won
Youth (age 7~18) 1,500 won 1,200 won
* Free admission for palace building area
- Children(aged 6 and below)
- Seniors(aged 65 and over)
- Those wearing a Hanbok
- Culture Day (the last Wednesday of every month)
* Requires Valid ID card for free tickets
Secret Garden Adult (age 19~64) 5,000 won 5,000 won
Adult (age 65 or over) 5,000 won 5,000 won
Youth (age 7~18) 2,500 won 2,500 won
* Free admission: children aged 6 and below
* Guided tours only (Takes 90min)
* Requires Valid ID card for discount tickets
* Group discount is not available
* With the purchase of a Royal Palace Pass, admission for 4 palaces and Jongmyo Shrine is valid within three months.
** 4 palaces : Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace and Deoksugung Palace

※ Note: Admission to the Secret Garden is limited to 100 people per session (On-line reservations of 50 people, on-site purchases of 50 people on a first-come, first-served basis). Therefore, Royal Palace Pass holders are also required to exchange the Secret Garden voucher for a valid ticket before entering the Secret Garden.
Free Guided Tours
Free Guided Tours
Location Language Period Hours
Changdeokgung
Palace Building Area
English January - December 10:15, 13:15
Japanese 11:00
Chinese 10:00, 16:00
Secret Garden English February - November 10:30, 11:30
14:30, 15:30
December - January 10:30, 11:30
14:30
Japanese January - December 13:30
Chinese January - December 12:30
※ Secret Garden Note :
* Visitors to the Secret Garden are required to join a guided tour.
* Online or on-site reservations (on a first-come, first served basis) are required for the Secret Garden tour.
* The tour time and course are subject to change depending on unforeseeable circumstances.

For more detailed information, please visit http://eng.cdg.go.kr/main/main.htm