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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.
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  1. No.1
    Unlock the fusion of history and modernity that make up Seoul on this exciting urban adventure! Discover World Heritage sites, learn about Korea's culinary heritage and get to admire historic architecture.
    English Available

    USD52.00

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  2. No.2
    Discover 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Seoul: Changdeokgung Palace Complex, the Jongmyo Shrine, and Suwon's Hwaseong Fortress with an expert guide. Plus, take a stroll in Bukchon Hanok Village and savor a delicious traditional Korean lunch.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD116.21

    Daily
    8.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
  3. No.3
    Visit two of the Five Grand Palaces of the Joseon Dynasty, the Changdeokgung Palace and Gyeongbokgung Palace. Tour Namdaemun Market for some casual shopping and Insadong for a variety of upscale antique shops, art galleries, and cafes.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD46.48

    Daily
    3.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Journey to two of Seoul's UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeokgung Palace, one of the Five Grand Palaces and the Confucian Jongmyo Shrine. You can also stop by Sejong Center, home to cultural arts.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD55.78

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4.5 hour(s) (morning)

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