It was built in 1104 for the kings of the Koryo Dynasty as a summer palace and became one of the main palaces of the Joseon Dynasty. The palace is connected to the Jongmyo Shrine which was used for sacrificial rites in the Joseon Dynasty. The palace faces east to west, instead of the usual north to south.
Admission: Adults (19 to 64 years old): 1,000 won; Groups: 800; Children (7 to 18 years old): 500 won; Groups: 400; Children 6 and under, seniors 65 and over: Free
Opening Hours: Closed Tuesdays.