Deoksugung Palace

Local name덕수궁
LocationJung District, Seoul, South Korea

Deoksugung, also known as Gyeongun-gung, Deoksugung Palace, or Deoksu Palace, is a walled compound of palaces in Seoul that was inhabited by members of Korea's royal family during the Joseon monarchy until the annexation of Korea by Japan in 1910. It is one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty. The buildings are of varying styles, including some of natural cryptomeria wood), painted wood, and stucco. Some buildings were built of stone to replicate western palatial structures.

In addition to the traditional palace buildings, there are also forested gardens, a statue of King Sejong the Great and the National Museum of Art, which holds special exhibitions. The palace is located near City Hall Station.

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Opening hours

Last admission an hour before closing.

English guided tour:
Tue - Sun: 10:45 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
There are no guided tours on holidays.


Adults: KRW 1,000
Children (7-18): KRW 500
Seniors (65+), Children under 6, Disabled: free
Also free on the Cultural Day (the last Wednesday of the month)

The guided tour is free.

More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +82 02-771-9955

Address 99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Coordinates 37°33'57.324" N 126°58'29.951" E

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