Take a stroll through once a national education center while enjoying the beauty of traditional Korean architecture accompanied with several hundred-year old Ginkgo trees.
Continued from Part 1. Jaseondang (자선당) is located in Donggung area, the east of Geunjeongjeon. Donggung (동궁) area is where the crown prince and his family stayed and worked. Donggung means “the palace in the east side.” The crown prince was considered as the new sun, which comes out from the east. Jaseondang is a […]
Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁) was the main palace of the Joseon Dynasty and one of the must-visit places in Seoul. It was built in 1395 by King Taejo, the founder of Joseon Dynasty but burned down by Japanese invaders during Imjinoaeran, 1592. It was rebuilt by King Gojong and Heungseon Daewongun in 1865. Location Seoul, South […]