Sunday, March 23, 2014

2014 Feb: South Korea: Secret Garden

"Secret Garden" is a special part of Changdeokgung Palace.  

Huwon Tour (Secret Garden)
Location: 99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Adults (ages 19 and over): 5,000 won
*To participate in the Huwon tour, both regular admission (3,000 won) and admission to Huwon (5,000 won) must be purchased.
Walking Tour: Around 3.1 Km 
Time required: about 2 hours

The course is to watch the previously off-limits area, but now open to public in still limited thrice a day visit with 50 persons in a time, all guided.  This area they say has very special meaning in ecological preservation as well as cultural
properties protection.  We were guided to walk along the grounds, except main building parts of palace.

If you are planning for a visit, make sure to book your reservations online pre-handled: (Forty persons limits at one time by internet reservation/ Ten admission ticket sales limits at one time on the ground from 9:00 a.m. for 10:00a.m.