Deoksugung Palace is located near City Hall Station (Line 1 and 2). Built in the 15th century, Deoksugung Palace is one of the five palaces located in central Seoul. Originally the residence of the Prince Wolsan, the palace became a temporary palace for the King Seonjo in 1593.
The palace translates into the “Palace of virtuous longevity” and is famous for its elegant stone-wall road. Visitors can witness the Changing of the Royal Guards Ceremony at 11 am, 2 pm and 3:30 pm daily at Deoksugung Palace.
1,000 KRW admission fee for adults (800 won only if you come in a group of 10 or more)
500 KRW for youth under the age of 18 (400 won if you come in a group of 10 or more)
Free admission for children under at 6 and seniors over 65.
How to get there
You can get off at either exit 12 or exit 2 of City Hall Station.