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Deoksugung Palace Night Tour
Activities in Seoul

Deoksugung Palace Night Tour

  • English English
  • 2 hours

Tradition and modernity, East and West stand side by side at Seoul's Deoksugung Palace. Discover the history and architecture of the monument on this night tour.

Deoksugung Palace Night Tour

Having met up at 5 pm at the Daehanmun Gate of the Deoksugung Palace, our guided tour will begin. From this entrance point to the complex, we'll head to the Jeongdong Observatory, where we'll climb to the 13th floor to enjoy spectacular views over the Deoksugung Palace and its nightly illuminations.

We'll then enter the palace grounds and embark on a tour around its different traditional buildings as we learn all about its legendary history. The guide will reveal curious facts about the former royal residence as we admire the Throne Room and even enter the King's Bedchamber!

The Western-style Seogjojeon is sure to catch your attention during the guided tour of the palace. Doesn't it remind you of a Greek temple? Its neoclassical architecture provides an intriguing contrast to the traditional Korean structures throughout the rest of the complex.

Our night tour of the Deoksugung Palace​ will come to an end at 7 pm near the palace walls, where you can continue to explore at your own pace.

Important Information

  • The meet time is valid until April, at which point it is due to change in line with the sunset.

Minimum age

The minimum age to take part in this activity is 12 years old.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Per person (over 12 years old)
US$ 25.50
  • Per person (over 12 years old)

    US$ 25.50

More Information

Duration

2 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Entry to Deoksugung Palace.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 25.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

Daehanmun Gate of Deoksugung Palace.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.