Royal Culture Festival

Gyeongbokgung, the main palace demonstrating the founding ideology of the Joseon Dynasty

Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site that was beloved by kings

Changgyeonggung, a palace for the women of the royal court that shows the kings’ filial piety

Deoksugung Palace, a symbol of the Korean Empire in 1897

Gyeonghuigung Palace, where history was written in the late Joseon Dynasty

Jongmyo, a shrine where the spirit tablets of the kings and queens of Joseon are enshrined and rites are held to honor them

Sajikdan Altar, where sacrifices were offered to the god of soil and grain

The Royal Cultural Festival is Korea’s largest cultural heritage festival, held against the backdrop of the country’s main cultural heritage sites: Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Deoksugung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace, Gyeonghuigung Palace, Jongmyo Shrine, and Sajikdan Altar.

The Royal Culture Festival, which was officially launched in 2015 following a pilot program in 2014, consists of cultural and arts programs such as performances, exhibitions, experience programs, and ceremonies that highlight the history and uniqueness of their respective venues, and it is held under the slogan of “Encounter the Palaces Today.”

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Event period

Spring Royal Culture Festival: May
Fall Royal Culture Festival: October


Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace
Changgyeonggung Palace
Deoksugung Palace
Gyeonghuigung Palace
Jongmyo Shrine
Sajikdan Altar


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