It takes less than 30 minutes to walk, but the stone walls of Deoksugung Palace and the charming street trees create a tranquil atmosphere.
The site of the old Russian Legation in the middle of Jeongdong-gil is Korea royal refuge at the Russian legation place where King Gojong escaped from his body after Queen Empress Myeongseong was assassinated.
Currently, only three-story tall spires remain.
Jungmyeongjeon Hall, a two-story building next to Jeongdong Theater, was where King Gojong met foreign envoys and also a place of misfortune Japan-Korea Treaty of 1905 and imposed by force as well.
Chungdong First Methodist Church
Chungdong First Methodist Church :
It is the first Western-style building in Protestantism and is located in the center of Jeongdong-gil.
In 1885, Appenzeller (H.G.) who was a Methodist missionary in the U.S. made it into a place where worship services were held. At that time, there was a Pai Chai School and Ewha School near the church, which provided a new education and newspaper for students, and was also used as a secret gathering place for independence activists.
N/A (Open all year round)