Nighttime Opening at Gyeongbokgung

Special Evening Admission
To Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace is normally open to the public only during the day. But now you can enjoy seeing a different side of Gyeongbokgung Palace’s beauty during the night; for only a designated period. Starting on the third and fourth week of April 26th to October 31st. You will love this unforgettable and special experience at Gyeongbokgung Palace. Many locals also visit Gyeongbokgung Palace during this period. 

Nighttime opening Gwanghwamun

Schedule of Special Nighttime Opening

  • April: April 26 – May 5 (19:00-21:30)
  • May: May 19 – June 1 (19:00-21:30)
  • June: June 16 – June 29 (19:30-22:00)
  • July: July 21 – August 3 (19:30-22:00)
  • September: September 12 – September 15(Cheseok holiday season) & September 22 – October 5 / 19:00-21:30
  • October: October 20 – October 31 (19:00-21:30)
Royal Cultural Festival-Nighttime openign at Gyeongbokgung

Admission

Adult: 3,000 KRW

  • Children under the age of 6 enter free
  • Only on-site ticket purchases available
  • Daytime admission is free on the last Wednesday of the month
Nighttime of Gyeonghoeru

Address

161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Directions

It takes about 5 minutes by foot from exit no 5 of Gyeongbokgung Station(Seoul Subway Line No.3).

Inquiries

Phone: +82-2-3700-3900 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Royal Cultural Festival

They run various cultural programs until May 5th.
Gyeonghoeru Pavilion Fantasy, a dance performance, and traditional Korean music concerts from April 27 to May 4.

  • 5th Royal Cultural Festival Opening 
    • Date: 2019-4-26
    • Time: 19:30-20:30
    • Place: Palace Gyeonghoeru (in Gyeongbokgung)
  • Gyeonghoeru Fantasy
    • The period: 2019-04-28 ~ 2019-05-04
    • Time: 20:00 – 21:00
    • Place: Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Gwanghwamun Sandae Noli
    • Date: 2019-04-28
    • Time: 3:00 – 5:00
    • Place: Gyeongbokgung Gwanghwamun Square, Sejongro
Talchum

For more information about Royal Cultural Festival, please, check the official website. http://www.royalculturefestival.org

Guard of Gyeongbokgung Palace


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