Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)

  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)
  • Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony (보신각타종행사)

Explanation

The Culture Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (History & Cultural Heritage Division) has been holding the “Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony” since November 21, 2006. The program takes place at noon daily (except Mondays) and gives locals and international visitors an opportunity to experience ringing the bell.


Inquiry

Culture Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (History & Cultural Heritage Division) • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-120,
+82-2-2133-0983


Homepage

culture.seoul.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, French, Spanish)


Information Use

Event Start Date : 2018년 01월 02일

Event end date : 2019년 12월 31일

Watching age : Open to visitors of all ages.

Venue : Area around Bosingak Belfry in Jong-ro, Jongno-gu.

Venue Locator : [Subway]
Jonggak Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 4.
The belfry is located right outside of the exit.

Show time : 11:00-12:20
- Closed Mondays, March 1, August 15, during bell-ringing ceremonies and other official events
- Closed during extreme hot and cold seasons

Program of events : Traditional Outfit Experience: Visitors can try on traditional outfits, take pictures and participate in ringing the bell.
Bosingak Bell-Ringing Experience: Visitors can register for a free bell-ringing experience at the second floor of Bosingak starting from 11:40 am.
“Make a Wish”: Visitors are given time to make a wish at the strike of 12th bell ring at noon while laying their hands on the bell.

Touring Time : Approx. 30 min.

Organizer info : Culture Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (History & Cultural Heritage Division)

Contact the organizer : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-120,
+82-2-2133-0983

Sponsor Contacts : +82-2-2133-0983

Charges (Hours) : Free


More information

Introduction
The Culture Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (History & Cultural Heritage Division) has been holding the “Bosingak Bell-Ringing Ceremony” since November 21, 2006. The program takes place at noon daily (except Mondays) and gives locals and international visitors an opportunity to experience ringing the bell.

Programs
Changing of the guards ceremony, photo zone, guided tour, bell-ringing experience, traditional outfit exprience, etc.

How to Particpate
Regular program:
- Bosingak Bell-Ringing Experience: 11:00-12:20
- Hands-on experience program for foreigners offered on Tuesdays.
- Not available on Mondays, Independence Movement Day (March 1), Liberation Day (August 15),
  New Year’s Eve for bell-ringing ceremony, extreme heat season (August 4 – 6, 2015) and cold spell season.

*Foreign visitors may participate in the program on Tuesdays (onsite registration).
*Inquiries : Dasan Call Center +82-120 / Bosingak Bell Administration Office +82-2-2148-4169

Location

54, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Gwancheol-dong)