Gyeongbokgung Palace, South Korea

Gyeongbokgung Palace, South Korea

Gyeongbokgung Palace, South Korea (credit)

If you have heard something about Five Grand Palaces in South Korea then without doubt you must make for Gyeongbokgung Palace, which is known to be the most beautiful one amongst all the five.

Gyeongbokgung Palace Attractions

The historical development of Gyeongbokgung palace was not that easy. It was built in 1395 but later went through some dramatic changes. It had been burnt and abandoned, but fortunately – also reconstructed and renovated. There is a great number of buildings that has to be seen: Geunjeongjeon Hall (also referred as the Throne Hall), Gyeonghoeru (the Royal Banquet Hall), Hwangwonjeong Pavillion, Gyotaejeon (Queen’s Quarters) and Sajeongjeon Pavillion are just some of them. The story of each part of the palace and their history is interesting and long enough so the best way to explore this impressive site is, of course, by going there and getting to know Gyeongbokgung palace on your own.

Gyeongbokgung Palace Gate at night

Gyeongbokgung Palace Gate at night (credit)

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