* Date : 2019-09-05
At Gyeongbokgung, the main royal palace of the Joseon Dynasty, you can enjoy a guided tour in four different languages (i.e. Korean, English, Japanese and Mandarin) and learn about the 600-year-history of the dynasty, while enjoying the splendid architecture. The doors to Geunjeongjeon Hall, which had been closed shut for 152 years for cultural heritage protection and preservation purposes, have been flung wide open for visitors this year. The special chance to check out the hall will last only a month! So how about a visit to the exquisite Gyeongbokgung Palace this season? Don't forget to put on a hanbok for free admission!
In Korea, there is a way to plunge into nature and experience an important part of traditional culture. It's by staying at Buddhist temple tucked away deep in the mountains and getting a glimpse into the aesthetic lifestyle of Buddhist monks through a templestay program. Offering such experiences is the thousand-year-old Yongmunsa Temple situated in Yangpyeong, where you can escape the frenetic city life and become one with nature, while purifying your mind and body through the Buddhist meal, tea and chanting services and more. So come and join us for a special healing experience at the majestic mountain temple this week!
A majestic ancient palace under the moonlight is beckoning you to come inside! The Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Place is taking place this fall for the tenth year in a row to present people with awe-inspiring sights! Visitors get to hold cheongsachorong (a traditional Korean lantern with a red-and-blue silk shade) in hand, as they explore various places throughout the palace compound by crossing the Geumcheongyo Bridge and checking out Injeongjeon, Nakseonjae and Yeonggyeongdang halls and more. Want and need a short getaway in the city to forget about your daily stress? Then, join us as we travel back in time and enjoy peace and relaxation under the moonlight!