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Namsangol Hanok Village

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Changdeokgung Palace

Both Namsangol Hanok Village and Changdeokgung Palace are endorsed by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Changdeokgung Palace is preferred by most writers compared to Namsangol Hanok Village. Changdeokgung Palace ranks #1 in Seoul with approval from 6 publications including Michelin Guide, Afar Magazine and Frommer's.

Both Namsangol Hanok Village and Changdeokgung Palace are endorsed by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Changdeokgung Palace is preferred by most writers compared to Namsangol Hanok Village. Changdeokgung Palace ranks #1 in Seoul with approval from 6 publications including Michelin Guide, Afar Magazine and Frommer's.

tripexpert score
85
#9 in Seoul
location

2-84 Pil-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-272, South Korea

endorsements
  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Gives visitors a chance to see what a Joseon-era village would have looked like... though reproductions of old hanok houses. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    The traditional houses in this maeul were moved here from various other locations in the city. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The architecture and furniture are austere and plain, and conjure up the lost world of Confucian gentlemen scholars. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    Namsangol Hanok Village, installed from 1993 to 1998, presents five superb traditional Korean residences from the late Joseon period, which were moved here for the creation of the park Full Review →

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97
#1 in Seoul

99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-360, South Korea

  • 6 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    If you only have time for one of Seoul's five palaces, Changdeokgung is the one to see. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997, Changdeokgung's rear garden has remained a resting area for the royals since the time of King Taejong. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The beautiful main palace building, Injeong­jeon... sits in harmony with the paved courtyard, the open corridors and the trees behind it. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The beautiful main palace building of Changdeokgung sits in harmony with the paved courtyard, the open corridors and the trees behind it Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    A Unesco world heritage site, Changdeokgung was built in 1404 to house the royal family and remained a royal residence up until 1989 Full Review →

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