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First “Shared” Hanok Residence to be Built Near Changdeok Palace

First “Shared” Hanok Residence to be Built Near Changdeok Palace

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The first-ever shared hanok residence is expected to be built near Changdeok Palace in Seoul. A hanok is a traditional-style Korean house with origins dating back hundreds of years. The Seoul Metropolitan Government revealed yesterday that it would construct a publicly shared hanok in Wonseo-dong, Jongno district made available [...]

Changdeok Palace Flowers Announce Start of Spring

Changdeok Palace Flowers Announce Start of Spring

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The yellow flowers of wintersweet trees at Changdeok palace have announced the arrival of spring. White Japanese apricot flowers and yellow sansuyu flowers fully blossomed near Nakseonjae and Geumcheon bridge, and the wintersweet flowers at the back of the palace are ready to blossom. Japanese apricot flowers and sansuyu flowers [...]

‘Palace Stay’ Program on the Back Burner

‘Palace Stay’ Program on the Back Burner

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire)–A new ‘Palace Stay’ cultural experience program has been shelved by the Cultural Heritage Administration for the time being. The program was originally established to allow visitors to experience staying at Nakseonjae, a traditional residential complex located on the grounds of Changdeok Palace. The project was postponed mainly due to safety [...]