03048  1 Cheongwadae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul  

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Cheongwadae, also known as the Blue House, is the Korean presidential residence. Located in central Seoul, visitors may visit Cheongwadae through an official tour. The presidential office, reception hall, and conference room are located in Cheongwadae's main building. The residence's grounds have a pond and gardens that reach to the foot of Bugaksan Mountain. Reservations for tours must be made in advance; reservations can be made as far as 6 months in advance and no sooner than 20 days before the desired tour date.


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03048  1 Cheongwadae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul  
Gyeongbokgung Station (subway line 3) exit 5, roughly 10 to 15 min. away on foot

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Traveler RatingRating:4.0 (Based on 207 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of The Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae)

  • The Blue Power House in Seoul
    You would need to book at least one month ahead to let them check your particulars for free access. All my Korean friends did not know about this free visit of their president residence. Lots of...
    Rating:5 SLTJRC2019-06-11
  • Nothing special
    Remember to book the visit in advance (at least 2 months in my case). On the day of the visit you have to go to the 경복궁 area to take a bus that will take you to the Blue House. You get a mug as a...
    Rating:3 manoonye2019-05-30
  • Nothing much
    booking in advance is required (foc). seriously nothing much at all. u get a mug as door gift. you will just be briefed that this and that buildings are for what purpose, holding what events. nothing...
    Rating:2 raullim72019-05-11
  • Must book in advance
    Please book in advance and I suggest weekdays visits (tuesday-Friday) as Saturday visits (2nd and 4th) are full of families. Please follow the instructions ie don’t take photos in places that you are...
    Rating:4 SammieYeo2018-10-29
  • Book at least 3 month in advance
    If you want to pay a visit here, please book an appointment online at least 3 month in advance. It is free. On the day itself, do not directly go to entrance, find the designated gathering area.
    Rating:5 Nickdafa2018-10-04
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