Listed as a World Heritage Site, Changdeokgung Palace represents the main palace of Joseon Dynasty's kings, which shelters lotus ponds, pavilions, and some 300-year-old trees. Established in 1395, the palace compound contains a royal family residence, a public area, and a secret garden, as well as other simplistic elements dating back to the period of Three Kingdoms. Go on a tour to explore the harmonious palace and its halls, which were purposely constructed and designed by implementing feng shui principles and Confucian ideology. You'll also find snack bars, shaded rest areas, and benches here. Make Changdeokgung Palace part of your personalized Seoul itinerary using our Seoul trip builder website.
Tours To Changdeokgung Palace
Seoul History and Culture Small-Group Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $52
Duration: 3 hours
Korean Palace and Market Tour in Seoul Including Insadong and Gyeongbokgung Palace BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $84
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Changdeokgung Palace Reviews
I think this palace is so gorgeous and beautiful palace. Of course, the significance is somewhat worse than Gyeongbokgung (in my opinion) but the gorgeousness was better. The experiences were so... more »
My sister had previously traveled to Seoul and she told me that to her, the Changdeokgung palace was the most impressive one of all palaces in Seoul. Yes, I agree. It is second in size after its... more »
One of many historical sites, offering such interesting experience of Koreas history. A place of beauty and serenity, humbling an open mind. Go there!
Magnificent place. A grand garden in the middle of the city. A perfect place to walk through for people who enjoy nature and relaxing atmosphere. Wear sneakers as it promises a long journey on foot.
Plan your trip to Seoul
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
Hidden gems in Seoul
See all ›
See all ›
Side trips from Seoul
Plans to Changdeokgung Palace by other users
9 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, popular sights Preferences: May, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM MOROCCO April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 47 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 28 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium