The Seoul Guide is a free online travel guide for visitors planning a trip to Seoul, the capital city of South Korea. This site is designed and intended to help visitors plan their trip, whether it be your first time or 100th. Here you will find information about sights and attractions, transportation and getting around, food, and the history of this great country through the use of photos, maps, high definition videos, and more.
Construction on Gyeongbokgung Palace was completed around 1395 at the beginning of the Joseon Dynasty during the reign of King Taejo. Gyeongbokgung, which means "palace greatly blessed by Heaven," was built in the heart of Seoul surrounded by Mount Bugaksan and Mount Namsan.