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Starlight in the city: Korean Palace Night Tour

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The light in the dark is so beautiful.


Palaces in Korea become more beautiful through the harmony of darkness and light.


Today, I will introduce night tours of palaces in Korea.


Check out information on night tours of palaces that showcase Korea’s traditional beauty.




Let's begin😎




Gyeongbokgung Palace is the most famous palace in Korea. Gyeongbokgung Palace offers night tours during specific periods. This tour begins with enjoying royal food and listening to traditional Korean music. After finishing the meal, the tour begins in earnest with the traditional Korean lantern, Cheongsa Chorong. Feel like royalty as you stroll through the beautiful palace in the dark with a lantern! Gyeonghoeru and Hyangwonjeong on a small pond, are the top attractions for night tours!



Address: 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

2nd reservation period: 4/12 (Fri) 14:00~

Event date: 4/24 - 5/4(Closed on Mon and Tue)

*Foreign travelers can make on-site reservations!





Changdeokgung Palace is probably the second most famous palace in Korea. This palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has stunning traditional beauty. The night tour of Changdeokgung Palace is particularly popular in Korea. In particular, this tour allows you to enjoy traditional Korean music and dance. The gentle melody played under the moonlight will make this tour even more beautiful. In particular, be sure to enjoy the reflection of the palace in the pond, Buyongji.



Address: 99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

2nd reservation period: 4/17 (Fri) 16:00~

Event date: 4/11-4/26 5/4-6/2 (Thu Fri Sat Sun)

*Foreign travelers: 4/27 4/28 5/2 5/3





Deoksugung Palace is a unique palace that blends Western and Eastern architectural styles. This palace, which has a painful history for Koreans, was the last palace used by the Korean royal family. Next to the traditional Korean palace, there are modern buildings such as Dondeokjeon, Seokjojeon, and Jeonggwanheon, which make Deoksugung Palace even more unique. If you want to experience modern Korea, sign up for a night tour of Deoksugung Palace!



Address: 99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul

Night operation: 18:00 ~ 21:00 (entry limit 20:00)

Closed: Monday





Changgyeonggung Palace is located next to Changdeokgung Palace. Changgyeonggung Palace, which was a separate palace of the Joseon Dynasty, is not as large as other palaces, but it boasts a quiet and beautiful appearance. The most remarkable building in Changgyeonggung Palace is the contemporary botanical garden. Behind Changgyeonggung Palace, there is a beautiful pond called Chundangji, which enhances the elegance of the serene palace.



Address: 185 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Night operation: 18:00 ~ 21:00 (entry limit 20:00)

Closed: Monday





Suwon Hwaseong Fortress is a prominent fortress in Korea. This centuries-old building is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The long castle walls are a great place to take a walk at night. During the Suwon Cultural Heritage Night , this place transforms beautifully. During this period, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress becomes very romantic as it is illuminated with numerous lanterns. Additionally, during the fall season, a media art show is held for three weeks with Suwon Hwaseong Fortress as the backdrop, so make sure to check it out!



Address: 320-2 Yeonghwa-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Night operation: 18:00 ~ 21:30 (entry limit 21:00)

Event date: 2024. 5. 3.~ 10. 27


*Suwon Cultural Heritage Night: 2024.05.31~06.01

*Media art show: 2024. 9. 28~ 10. 20




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