Jongno is in , and constitutes the northern half of the historic core of Seoul, along with Jung, the southern half. As the soul of Seoul, Jongno is home to a plethora of beautiful Joseon Dynasty palaces, shrines, temples, parks, historic neighborhoods, and other traditional sights.
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Notable Places in the Area

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

Tourist attraction
, also known as Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

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

Localities in the Area

is the capital of . With a municipal population of over 10.5 million, and… Photo: malink ks, CC BY 2.0.

is a dong, or neighborhood in the Jongno-gu district of .

is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , . Photo: allypark, CC BY 2.0.


37.5807° or 37° 34' 50.5" north
126.9828° or 126° 58' 58.1" east
Open Location Code
46 metres (151 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 415153766
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: حي جونغنو
  • Armenian: Ջոնգոգու
  • Catalan: Jongno-gu
  • Cebuano: Jongno-gu
  • Chinese: Jongno Khu
  • Chinese: 鍾路區
  • Chinese: 鐘路區
  • Chinese: 钟路区
  • Danish: Jongno-gu
  • Dutch: Jongno-gu
  • English: Jongno-gu
  • English: Jongno District
  • Estonian: Jongno linnarajoon
  • French: Jongno
  • French: Jongno-gu
  • German: Jongno-gu
  • Greek: Περιφέρεια Τζονγκό
  • Greek: Τζόνγκνο-γκου
  • Hebrew: ג'ונגנו
  • Hungarian: Csongno-ku
  • Indonesian: Jongno-gu
  • Interlingue: Districte Jongno
  • Italian: Jongno-gu
  • Japanese: チョンノ区
  • Japanese: 鍾路区
  • Japanese: 鐘路区
  • Korean: 서울시 종로구
  • Korean: 서울 종로
  • Korean: 서울 종로구
  • Korean: 서울특별시 종로구
  • Korean: 종로구
  • Malay: Daerah Jongno
  • Min Nan Chinese: Jongno Khu
  • Norwegian: Jongno-gu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Jongno-gu
  • Persian: منطقه جونگنو
  • Portuguese: Jongno-gu
  • Romanian: Districtul Jongno
  • Russian: Чонногу
  • Scots: Jongno-gu
  • Spanish: Jongno-gu
  • Swedish: Jongno-gu
  • Thai: เขตชงโน
  • Turkish: Jongno
  • Urdu: جونگنو ضلع
  • Vietnamese: Jongno-gu
  • Distretto di Jongno
  • Distrik Jongno

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