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Cecil Theater 세실극장

  • +82-2-742-7600
  • ceciltheater.com
16, Sejong-daero 19-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Established in 1976, Cecil Theater is a very prominent theater. The first five Korean Film Festivals were held here, making it the heart of Korean theaters. It is a theater steeped in tradition, and was reopened not long ago, with its facilities modernized. The high and narrow stage was lowered for better viewing, and the stage was widened to a greater scale. The lobby is especially fancy. It always carries a nice scent of espresso, which is provided free of charge. It is open everyday from noon to 1 p.m. even on days with no performances, for local office workers.

Cecil Theater is known for the view of its surroundings. The spacious path leading to the theater is surrounded by stonewalls. Beside the trail is the Cathedral of the Korean Anglican Church. With its classical architecture and flowering trees, it is an absolutely beautiful sight. It is especially elegant and beautiful during spring and autumn. You can also visit Deoksugung Palace, Jeong-dong Street and City Hall in the neighborhood.

Utilization information

・Maximum Occupancy : 232 seats

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-742-7601

・Parking Facilities : Available

・Parking Fees : O

・Closed : Varies by performance

・Admission Fees : Varies by performance

・Operating Hours : Varies by performance

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Access

City Hall Station (Subway Line 1 or 2), Exit 3.
Go 60m forward, and turn left onto Sejongdaero 19-gil Road.
Go 100m forward to arrive at Cecil Theater on the right.

OR

Gwanghwamun Station (Subway Line 5), Exit 6.
Go 300m forward, and turn right onto Sejongdaero 19-gil Road.
Go 100m forward to arrive at Cecil Theater on the right.

16, Sejong-daero 19-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul


Traffic information

  • Subway Line 2 City Hall (시청)- 244.1m
  • Subway Line 1 City Hall (시청)- 244.1m
  • Subway Line 5 Gwanghwamun (Sejong Center for the Performing Arts) (광화문(세종문화회관))- 484.6m
  • Subway Line 2 Euljiro 1(il)ga (을지로입구)- 594m

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