Changdeokgung Palace Complex

Changgyeong PalaceVisited: Mar 2011, Sept 2012, Apr 2013, Oct 2013

Site Type: Cultural

Inscribed: 1997

Background and Opinion:

Changdeokgung was built in the early 1400s (like 1411 or 12, I forget) as a secondary palace to my absolute favorite place in all of Korea, Gyeongbok Palace. It was totally a back-up place to stuff the in-laws when the king was just not having it or was in a generally bad mood.  Read more