Changdeokgung Palace and Huwon (창덕궁과 후원) Seoul: All You Need to Know

Changdeokgung Palace: The Palace of Illustrious Virtue Changdeokgung Palace and Gyeongbokgung are two grand palaces that you must visit while travelling in Seoul, South Korea, especially for the history buffs. It is an essential if you want to experience the life of the royal family in the Joseon era. Changdeokgung Palace or ‘The Palace of Illustrious Virtue‘, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty, and the largest of the Five Grand Palaces. The palace was built just after the construction of the more famous Gyeongbuk Palace,  in 1405 and was completed in 1412. It was built while keeping the ideas of Feng Shui in mind, …