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​Important state affairs were once conducted in the Geunjeongjeon, the Throne Hall of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Jongno-gu, Seoul. The welcome ceremony depicted in this photo was held in honor of the<a href="http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20110612000269" target="_blank"> historic return of Korean royal books</a> that had been looted by the French military 145 years before.

​Important state affairs were once conducted in the Geunjeongjeon, the Throne Hall of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Jongno-gu, Seoul. The welcome ceremony depicted in this photo was held in honor of the<a href="http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20110612000269" target="_blank"> historic return of Korean royal books</a> that had been looted by the French military 145 years before.

A clear autumn day in Island Nami

A clear autumn day in Island Nami

Changdeokgung in Seoul - Changdeokgung is the most beautiful of all the royal palaces in Seoul. It's the epitome of Korean traditional architecture balanced with a natural landscape. "Due to its historical and cultural importance, entry to the palace has until recently been through guided tours only. Unguided tours are now permitted one day a week." [Seoul Selection Guides].  To get there:    Anguk Station (Subway Line 3, Exit 3).  Go straight for 5 minutes.

Changdeokgung in Seoul - Changdeokgung is the most beautiful of all the royal palaces in Seoul. It's the epitome of Korean traditional architecture balanced with a natural landscape. "Due to its historical and cultural importance, entry to the palace has until recently been through guided tours only. Unguided tours are now permitted one day a week." [Seoul Selection Guides]. To get there: Anguk Station (Subway Line 3, Exit 3). Go straight for 5 minutes.

Wedged between China and Japan, South Korea may not have a Great Wall or a Golden Pavilion, but it has plenty of other attractions – from nightlife that continues until dawn to Buddhist hermitages perched in places where only eagles or intrepid hikers dare. While the country was left devastated by the Korean War and is still separated from North Korea by the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), it has rebounded and, the reputation of its northern neighbour notwithstanding, is a very safe place to…

South Korea: From Seoul and Jeju to traditional villages

Wedged between China and Japan, South Korea may not have a Great Wall or a Golden Pavilion, but it has plenty of other attractions – from nightlife that continues until dawn to Buddhist hermitages perched in places where only eagles or intrepid hikers dare. While the country was left devastated by the Korean War and is still separated from North Korea by the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), it has rebounded and, the reputation of its northern neighbour notwithstanding, is a very safe place to…

Heritage of South Korea, Gyeongbokgung Palace. In the early 20th century, much of the palace was destroyed by Imperial Japan. Since then, the walled palace complex has been gradually restored back to its original form. As of 2009, roughly 40% of the original number of palace buildings still stand or have been reconstructed.

Heritage of South Korea, Gyeongbokgung Palace. In the early 20th century, much of the palace was destroyed by Imperial Japan. Since then, the walled palace complex has been gradually restored back to its original form. As of 2009, roughly 40% of the original number of palace buildings still stand or have been reconstructed.

경복궁 Gyeongbokgung Palace

경복궁 Gyeongbokgung Palace

Seoul, South Korea. Throughout Seoul, in fact throughout Korea, one can often see ultramodern architecture (Building 63) and next to beautiful palaces and temples of years gone by.

Seoul, South Korea. Throughout Seoul, in fact throughout Korea, one can often see ultramodern architecture (Building 63) and next to beautiful palaces and temples of years gone by.

Decoration on Ceiling Inside Gyeongbokgung Palace Joseon Dynasty  Seoul Korea by Carsten Knoche, via Flickr

Decoration on Ceiling Inside Gyeongbokgung Palace Joseon Dynasty Seoul Korea by Carsten Knoche, via Flickr

Exploring Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul | TouristSite

Exploring Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul

Exploring Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul | TouristSite

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