Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace Complex consisting of a number of official and residential buildings buildings that were integrated into and harmonized with their natural setting. Constructed in the 15th century during the Joseon Dynasty, the Changdeokgung Palace Complex occupies a 58 ha site in Jongno-gu, in northern Seoul at the foot of Ungbong Peak of Mount Baegaksan.

Changdeokgung Palace Complex is part of UNESCO World Heritage List and is a famous tourist attraction for its beautiful Korean architecture and gardens.

Changdeokgung was used as the secondary palace to Gyeongbokgung for 200 years, but after the palaces were burnt down during the Japanese invasion in the late 16th century, it was the first to be reconstructed and since then served as the main seat of the dynasty for 250 years.

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