Events

Diplomatic Ministers’ Reception Ceremony in the Korean Empire

The Diplomatic Ministers’ Reception Ceremony in the Korean Empire reproduces a scene of Korean history in a play showing the diplomatic activities of the Korean Empire. The ceremony displays the ritual and banquet wherein Emperor Gojong meets with foreign ministers in 1900. You can see how the ministers had an audience with the Korean Emperor as well as the performance of a military band, a sword dance, and a lion dance.

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Venue

Jeonggwanheon, Deoksugung/ Front garden of Jeukjodang

Time

First/Second half of each year

Directions

Subway
  • City Hall Station, Euljiro 1(il)-ga Station, Gwanghwamun Station
Bus
  • City Hall Station, City Hall Deoksugung, In front of City Hall. Deoksugung, Seosomun, City Hall. Seosomun Office, Seosomun KAL Building, Seosomun, The Press Center
Parking
  • No parking area available in Deoksugung; please use public transportation.

Contact

Representatives of Diplomatic Ministers in the Korean Empire, the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation (02-3210-4805)