If you only have time for one palace visit make sure this is the one. Also referred to as the "Northern Palace", it was built in 1395 and is a stunning example of traditional Korean palatial architecture. Free guided tours are available in English, Japanese and Chinese.
Address: 1 Sejong-no, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 9am-6pm. Closed on Tuesdays.
Phone: +82 2 2370 03900