[box_dark]Palace Courtyard Concerts | 고궁음악회[/box_dark] A series of traditional music concerts are taking place at Seoul’s major palaces and shrine during weekends throughout May and June. The four venues are Gyeongbokgung Palace (May 18 and 19 at 2pm and 4pm), Changdeokgung Palace (May 26 and June 2 and 9 at 11am), Deoksugung Palace (May 25, 26 and June 1, 2 at 7:30pm) and Jongmyo Shrine (every Saturdays till June 22 at 10am). Various open-air concerts and performances are customized to the unique historical background and ambiance of each venue. All events are free for visitors to the respective sites.



All kinds of different culinary traditions are available outside these venues in downtown Seoul.

Major shopping districts like Jongno and Insa-dong are just a stone’s throw away.

Changdeokgung Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Also, the Jongmyo Shrine will feature jongmyo jeryeak, the music of the Jongmyo royal ancestral ritual, which is registered with UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.


Gyeongbokgung Palace 경복궁 | Changdeokgung Palace 창덕궁 | Deoksugung Palace 덕수궁 | Jongmyo Shrine 종묘