Unhyeongung Palace has been designated as Seoul Historic Site No. 257, and it was the base of Regent Heungseon Daewongun’s political activities in the modern history of Korea.
The Institute of Korean Royal Cuisine is Korea’s representative research institute that studies traditional Korean food culture and teaches how to make all kinds of traditional Korean food, including the royal court food of the Joseon Dynasty, which is important intangible cultural heritage.
Citizens can learn about Korean history and culture through kimchi, and they can make their own kimchi and tteok-bokki (Stir-fried Rice Cake) under the teaching of a kimchi expert.
Samcheonggak is a cultural and art complex where citizens can learn, enjoy, and experience traditional culture and art. Visitors can view performance art shows by famous artists at the outdoor courtyard.
The Korean Cultural House (KOUS) is an institution that is committed to the introduction and promotion of the traditional Korean lifestyle for both Koreans and overseas tourists who are interested in Korean culture.
Yejiwon was the first place that taught Korean etiquettes in the 1970s when people’s awareness of culture was low due to economic difficulties.