Theatre Changdeokgung is located across from Changdeokgung Palace in the Gugak-ro Special Cultural Zone of Seoul. To recreate the traditional Korean entertainment setting and offer a better view of the stage, the theater is designed with floor seatings facing a platform stage. The theater offers a wide array of performances including samulnori (traditional Korean percussion quartet), traditional Korean music, and madanggeuk (a play infused with traditional music and performances). First time visitors often find the creative and cozy experience create a lasting memory of Korean culture and arts. Also nearby the theater are a number of tourist attractions including Changdeokgung Palace, Unhyeongung Palace, Jongmyo Shrine, and Insa-dong.
88-1, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul[Google Map]
www.changgeuk.com (Korean only)
How To Use
Admission / Participation Fees:
Varies by performance
1) Jongno 3-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 3 & 5), Exit 8.
Walk 480 m straight from the exit to find it before Changdeokgung Palace.
2) Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 4.
Turn around to the left out of the exit and go right (east) along Yulgok-ro for about 340 m. Cross Donhwamun-ro at the three-way intersection, and turn right (south) along Donhwamun-ro for about 50 m.
Get off at Changdeokgung Palace (Main office of Hyundai).
- Blue bus: 109, 151, 162, 171, 172, 272
- Green bus: 1012, 7025
Plays, concerts, music, and gukak /em> (traditional Korean music)
Foreign Language Intepretation Services:
+82-2-742-7278, 7273 (English, Japanese)
accomcountculture: 80 seats (up to 100 seats)
infocenterculture: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(English, Korean, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-742-7278
parkingculture: Not available
usetimeculture: Varies by performance