Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Built in 1395, it is located in northern , .

Notable Places in the Area

The , Korea is a contemporary art museum with the main museum in and three branches each in , and . is situated 350 metres east of Gyeongbokgung. Photo: Jinho Jung, CC BY-SA 2.0.

City gate
Gwanghwamun is the main and largest gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace, in Jongno-gu, , . is situated 430 metres south of Gyeongbokgung. Photo: Mobius6, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
, also known as Palace or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, , . is situated 1¼ km east of Gyeongbokgung. Photo: Historiographer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

An is a model of objects in the sky, consisting of a spherical framework of rings… is situated 800 metres south of Gyeongbokgung.

Localities in the Area

is in , and constitutes the northern half of the historic core of Seoul, along with Jung, the southern half. Photo: Naturehead, Public domain.

is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , . Photo: Lawinc82, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , .


37.5798° or 37° 34' 47.1" north
126.9769° or 126° 58' 36.8" east
Open Location Code
40 metres (131 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 769931147
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: قصر غيونغبوك
  • Arabic: قصر غيونغبوكغنغ
  • Armenian: Կյոնբոկուն
  • Balinese: Istana Gyeongbok
  • Bengali: গিয়ংবোকগং প্রাসাদ
  • Bulgarian: Кьонбоккун
  • Burmese: ဂျောင်းဘွတ်ကန် နန်းတော်
  • Chinese: 景福宫
  • Chinese: 景福宮
  • Czech: Gyeongbokgung
  • Czech: Kjonbokun
  • Dutch: Gyeongbokgung
  • English: Gyeongbok Palace
  • English: Gyeongbokgung (Palace)
  • Finnish: Gyeongbok
  • French: Gyeongbokgung
  • Georgian: გიეონგბოკგუნგი
  • German: Gyeongbokgung
  • German: Keifukukyu
  • German: Keifukukyū
  • Greek: Γκιόνγκμποκουνγκ
  • Greek: Παλάτι Γκιόνγκμποκουνγκ
  • Hebrew: ארמון גיונגבוקגונג
  • Hungarian: Kjongbokkung
  • Indonesian: Gyeongbok
  • Indonesian: Gyeongbokgung
  • Indonesian: Istana Gyeongbok
  • Indonesian: Istana Kyongbok
  • Indonesian: Kyŏngbokkung
  • Italian: Gyeongbokgung
  • Japanese: けいふくきゅう
  • Japanese: キョンボックン
  • Japanese: 景福宮
  • Javanese: Astana Gyeongbok
  • Javanese: Kadhaton Gyeongbok
  • Korean: 경복궁
  • Macedonian: Кјонбоккунг
  • Malay (generic): Gyeongbokgung
  • Marathi: ग्येओंगबुक्गुंग
  • Northern Frisian: Gyeongbokgung
  • Norwegian: Gyeongbokgung
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gyeongbok
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gyeongbokgung
  • Persian: گایونگ‌بوک
  • Polish: Gyeongbokgung
  • Portuguese: Gyeongbokgung
  • Romanian: Gyeongbokgung
  • Romanian: Palatul Gyeongbokgung
  • Russian: Генбокгун
  • Russian: Гёнбокгун
  • Russian: Кенбок
  • Russian: Кенбокгун
  • Russian: Кенбоккун
  • Russian: Кёнбок
  • Russian: Кёнбокгун
  • Russian: Кёнбоккун
  • Sinhalese: ග්යොංබොක්ගුං
  • Spanish: Gyeongbokgung
  • Spanish: Palacio de Gyeongbok
  • Swedish: Gyeongbokgung
  • Tagalog: Gyeongbokgung
  • Tatar: Көңбокгуң
  • Thai: พระราชวังคย็องบก
  • Turkish: Gyeongbokgung
  • Ukrainian: Кьонбоккун
  • Vietnamese: Cung Cảnh Phúc
  • Vietnamese: Cung Gyeongbok
  • Vietnamese: Cung điện Gyeongbok
  • Vietnamese: Cảnh Phúc Cung
  • Vietnamese: Geongbokgung
  • Vietnamese: Gyeong-bok-gung
  • Vietnamese: Gyeongbokgung
  • Wu Chinese: 景福宫
  • Yue Chinese: 景福宮
  • გიონგბოკგუნგი

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