Introduction

The Culture Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (History & Cultural Heritage Division) has been holding the “Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony” since November 21, 2006. The program takes place at noon daily (except Mondays) and gives locals and international visitors an opportunity to experience ringing the bell.

 

Address: 

54, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

 

Homepage: 

culture.seoul.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, French, Spanish)

 

 

Additional Info

 

Introduction: 

The Culture Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (History & Cultural Heritage Division) has been holding the “Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony” since November 21, 2006. The program takes place at noon daily (except Mondays) and gives locals and international visitors an opportunity to experience ringing the bell.

 

Programs: 

Changing of the guards ceremony, photo zone, guided tour, bell-ringing experience, traditional outfit exprience, etc.

 

How to Particpate: 

Regular program:
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Bosingak Bell-Ringing Experience: 11:00-12:20
- Hands-on experience program for foreigners offered on Tuesdays.
- Not available on Mondays, Independence Movement Day (March 1), Liberation Day (August 15),
  New Year’s Eve for bell-ringing ceremony, extreme heat season (August 4 – 6, 2015)
and cold spell season.

*Foreign visitors may participate in the program on Tuesdays (onsite registration).

*Inquiries : Dasan Call Center +82-120 / Bosingak Bell Administration Office +82-2-2148-4169

 

addr2: (Gwancheol-dong)

tel: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2133-2641

telname: Culture Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (History & Cultural Heritage Division)

zipcode: 03189

agelimit: Open to visitors of all ages.

eventenddate: 20191231

eventplace: Area around Bosingak Belfry in Jong-ro, Jongno-gu.

eventstartdate: 20190101

placeinfo: [Subway]
Jonggak Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 4.
The belfry is located right outside
of the exit.

playtime: 11:00-12:20
- Closed Mondays, March 1, August 15, during bell-ringing ceremonies and other official events
- Closed during extreme hot and cold seasons

program: Traditional Outfit Experience: Visitors can try on traditional outfits, take pictures and participate in ringing the bell.
Bosingak Bell-Ringing Experience: Visitors can register for a free bell-ringing experience at the second floor of Bosingak starting from 11:40 am.
“Make a Wish”: Visitors are given time to make a wish at the strike of 12th bell ring at noon while laying their hands on the bell.

spendtimefestival: Approx. 30 min.

sponsor1: Culture Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (History & Cultural Heritage Division)

sponsor1tel: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2133-2641

sponsor2tel: +82-2-2133-2641

usetimefestival: Free

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