Gyeongbokgung Palace to hold nighttime tour next month

thejakartapost.com

A biannual nighttime tour of Gyeongbokgung will commence next month, with prebooking for the event starting on Thursday.


According to the Cultural Heritage Administration, the Gyeongbokgung Starlight Tour for the second half of the year will be held from Sept. 2-15, and Oct. 6-20, twice a day. The first session will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and the second from 7:40 p.m. to 9:40 p.m.


This year’s Starlight Tour, which started in 2016, will be held under the theme of old folktales from the Joseon era.


As with the May-June tour, visitors will be able to see actors re-enacting a typical day in the Joseon era upon entering the Heungryemun Gate. They will be able to hear the crown prince reading texts aloud outside his quarters, while a royal supper will be provided at the dining hall.

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Posted: 21 Aug 2018 09:08:39

  
  

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