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National Theater of Korea

04621  59 Jangchungdan-ro (National Theater of Korea), Jung-gu, Seoul  

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The National Theater of Korea opened in 1950 and it was the first national, government-supported theater in Asia. There are four theaters where performances take place. The Haeoreum Theater is a large hall, the Daloreum Theater, a small hall, and the Byeoloreum Theater with a stage that is changed according to each performance. The Haneul Theater is a dome-shaped outdoor theater. Performances from a variety of genres including ballet, kabuki, theater, and full pansori take place at the National Theater of Korea. 

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Address
04621  59 Jangchungdan-ro (National Theater of Korea), Jung-gu, Seoul  
Subway
- Dongguk Univ. Station (subway line 3) exit 6, roughly 10 min. away on foot
- Dongguk Univ. Station (subway line 3) exit 2, take the shuttle bus in front of Taegeukdang Bakery
- Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station (subway lines 2, 4, 5)exit 8, take bus no. 420 and get off at the National Theater of Korea Bus Stop

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler RatingRating:4.5 (Based on 24 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of The National Theater of Korea

  • Foreigners friendly theater
    They have English subtitle for some performance, foreigner’s academy and even discounted price for some performance for foreigners. Nice quality performances!
    Rating:5 MargarethT792018-07-14
  • Unfortunate we didn’t watch a performance but outside was cool
    Whenever we travel, we like to watch a performance in the country’s National Theater. We were walking around and we saw the National Theater of Korea. We inquired if we could buy tickets for the...
    Rating:4 Daniel A2016-06-07
  • Great place for Korean theater
    We went here to see a Pansori performance. Tickets were inexpensive with a variety of discounts. Several building arranged somewhat like a campus for theater studies. Not much English support...
    Rating:4 jtdorsey2015-11-30
  • Chicago Musical at the National Theater of Korea
    Recently went to see the U.S. production of the Chicago Musical at the National Theater of Korea. It was a beautiful, upmarket and glamorous theater.
    Rating:5 Megan V2015-07-26
  • Bad design~~
    The building itself is very grand. It looks impressive from the outside and the grounds are well manicured. This theater holds many famous shows and events. The problem is that the layout and...
    Rating:2 Bobby0912013-06-14
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