Great Greenhouse

Northern Seoul

On the grounds of Changgyeonggung is this splendid Victorian-stye greenhouse built by the Japanese in 1909.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Northern Seoul attractions

1. Huwon

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Walk through the dense woodland at the rear of the main buildings of Changdeokgung and suddenly you come across a serene glade. The Huwon is a beautiful…

2. Changdeokgung

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The World Heritage–listed Changdeokgung is the most beautiful of Seoul's five main palaces. You must join a one-hour guided tour to look around. English…

3. Myeongjeongjeon


The main hall of Changgyeonggung, Myeongjeongjeon was rebuilt in 1616, making it a valuable example of 17th-century Joseon architecture, and the oldest…

4. Changgyeonggung

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Originally built in the 15th century by King Sejong for his father, this is one of Seoul's 'five grand palaces'. It backs onto the more impressive…

5. Choong Ang High School

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The Gothic-style early-20th-century buildings of this campus are recognised as part of Seoul's built cultural heritage and provide a nice contrast with…

6. Gahoe Minhwa Workshop

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Housing a large collection of amulets and folk paintings this combined house museum and cultural centre also offers classes teaching traditional painting,…

7. Arario Museum in SPACE

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Korean business magnate and contemporary-art collector Kam Chang-il has found the perfect home for jewels from his collection at this ivy-clad brick…

8. Bukchon Hanok Village

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Meaning ‘North Village’, Bukchon, between Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung, is home to around 900 hanok, Seoul’s largest concentration of these traditional…