Seoul, Saranghaeyo

Seoul, Saranghaeyo

Seoul, Saranghaeyo 서울 사랑해요 2 AUGUST, 2016 Travel Seoul, South Korea South Korea has always been a place I wanted to visit. I grew up listening to K-pop songs and watching Korean dramas on television. Jumong, Jewel in the Palace, Boys Over Flowers, Coffee Prince, you...

Changdeokgung Palace – A Photo Essay

Changdeokgung Palace – A Photo Essay

Changdeokgung (창덕궁) — or Changdeokgung Palace— is one of the five great palaces built by the kings of the Joseon dynasty and is the most well-preserved. It is located in the Jongno-gu area in Seoul and was built by King Taejong (third king of the Joseon dynasty) in 1405. It is also called Dongwol, the Eastern Palace, because it is located to the east of Gyeongbukgung Palace (경복궁).

The vast palace grounds surrounding Changdeokgung are comprised of the public palace area, the royal family residence building, and the rear gardens, Huwon (후원). It suffered destruction and neglect but has been restored to its original grandeur in 1991.

Meet the World and Learn Languages with HelloPal

Meet the World and Learn Languages with HelloPal

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