- Date: Daily [except Mondays]
- Venue and Time: Deoksugung Daehanmun
ㆍ Changing ceremony 11:00 / 14:00 / 15:30
ㆍ Patrol ceremony
11:25~12:15 (Deoksugung Daehanmun, Sungnyemun, Namdaemun Market)
15:50~16:00 (Deoksugung Daehanmun, Seoul Square)
※ The schedule is subject to change.
The Diplomatic Reception for Envoys to the Korean Empire is an event of reenacting a scene wherein Emperor Gojong of the Korean Empire receives envoys from different countries. While the foreign diplomacy of the Joseon Dynasty centered on China, the Korean Empire expanded its diplomatic horizon to other parts of the world, including Germany, England, U.S., France, and Russia.
The Diplomatic Reception for Envoys to the Korean Empire illustrates the new empire’s efforts to establish itself as a self-governing, independent nation in the international stage. This event offers visitors a meaningful opportunity to get involved in the modernization process of the Korean Empire, the first modern nation in Korean history.