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Jongmyo shrine is a royal Confucian shrine in Jongno-gu, South Korea near the Changdeokgung Palace, unique for its traditional practice of ancestral worship hailing from ancient China. The sacred shrine, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995, was erected in reverence for the Joseon Dynasty kings and queens and to house their royal family tablets.
To this day, the shrine enacts an ancient song and dance ritual called the Jongmyo jeryeak (Jerye) that is still performed today. The Jongmyo jeryeak is also listed in UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Make the most of your visit to Jongmyo shrine with one of the tours below.

Jongmyo Shrine (Top Seoul Attractions), Korea tours & activities, fun things to do in Korea | VELTRA
Jongmyo shrine is a royal Confucian shrine in Jongno-gu, South Korea near the Changdeokgung Palace, unique for its traditional practice of ancestral worship hailing from ancient China. The sacred shrine, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995, was erected in reverence for the Joseon Dynasty kings and queens and to house their royal family tablets.