Sungnyemun Gate Guard Performance

Gate Guard Performance
    Guard means to safeguard the capital city wall and was one of the important military ritual in Joseon dynasty period. Defending capital city was the most important issue in Joseon dynasty period and it has been emerged as a serious problem especially during the reign of King Seonjo after experiencing Japanese invasions of Korea, Manchu Invasion.
    Guard Performance is military ritual in Joseon dynasty period connecting gate opening ceremony at around 10 a.m and around 4 p.m, patrol ceremony, etc., and is just important ceremony as guarding royal palace in consideration of its position and role among the central military systems.
Event schedule
  • Date | Daily [except Mondays]
  • Venue and time
    ㆍ In front of Sungnyemun square
    ㆍ 10 : 00 ~ 15 : 40
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