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South Korea, Changyong Palace

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South Korea, Changyong Palace Palace Changyon first served as the summer residence of the rulers of the state of Koryo, and only later it became one of the Five Great Palaces of the Joseon Age. The palace complex was built

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South Korea, Unjongun Palace

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South Korea, Unjongun Palace Ungheng Palace, which is still known as the Unhyonggun Royal Residence, is located in Chonnogu, one of the northern districts of Seoul. Previously, the palace was the residence of Li Haiin, the

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South Korea, Toksugun Palace

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South Korea, Toksugun Palace Palace Toksugun – one of the five great palaces of the Joseon era. The palace is surrounded by a wall, on its territory lived members of royal families, from the colonial period and ending

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South Korea, Gyeonghong Palace

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South Korea, Gyeonghong Palace The Kyonghigun Palace is one of five large palaces built during the Joseon era. In translation, the name of the palace Kyonghigun sounds like “palace of serene ceremonies”. The palace

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South Korea, Gyeongbok Palace

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South Korea, Gyeongbok Palace The Gyeongbok Palace, also called the Gyeongbokgung Palace, is the main and largest royal palace of the Joseon era. The palace was built in 1395 and is located in the northern part of the city

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South Korea, Grotto of Sokkuram

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South Korea, Grotto of Sokkuram Grotto of Sokkuram is a part of the temple complex of Bulguks. In the list of National Treasures of South Korea, the grotto is the 24th place. Like the temple of Pulgux, the grotto was included

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South Korea, Gyeongju National Museum

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South Korea, Gyeongju National Museum The Gyeongju State Museum is located in the city of the same name, which is in the east of South Korea, in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province. The museum collection consists mainly of relics of

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South Korea, Mount Pkhalgonsan

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South Korea, Mount Pkhalgonsan Mount Pkhalgonsan is located in the south-eastern part of South Korea, in a separate part of the East Korean mountains. East-Korean mountains – a mountain system, the extent of which is

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South Korea, Mount Kimjonson

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South Korea, Mount Kimjonson Mount Kumjonsan is located in the city of Busan, in its northern part. Busan is a metropolitan city and the largest port of South Korea. Busan, also called “the sea capital of South Korea,

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South Korea, Hallasan Volcano

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South Korea, Hallasan Volcano Hallasan is an extinct volcano, and is also considered to be the highest mountain in South Korea. The area around the volcano is declared a national park, called the National Park of the Hallasan

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South Korea, Changmuyun Gate

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South Korea, Changmuyun Gate The Changmuim Gate, which is also called the Northwest Gate, is one of the eight Great Gates of the city wall of Seoul. Like all the gates in the city wall, the Changuyimun Gate has a second name

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South Korea, Hievamun Gate

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South Korea, Hievamun Gate The Hievamun Gate, also known as the Northeast Gate, is one of the eight Great Gates in the city wall surrounding Seoul in the Joseon era. The gate is also called Dongsomun, which means “eastern

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South Korea, Dongdaemun Gate

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South Korea, Dongdaemun Gate The Dongdaemun Gate, which is still known as Hin’ingjimun, is one of the eight gates in the city wall that Seoul once surrounded. The name Dongdaemun translates as “the gate of ascending

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South Korea, Sukyongmun Gate

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South Korea, Sukyongmun Gate The Sukyongmun Gate, also called the North Gate, is one of the four Great Wall gates that surrounded Seoul during the Joseon era. The gates were built in 1396 in the northern part of the city,

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South Korea, Namdaemun Gate

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South Korea, Namdaemun Gate The Namdaemun Gate is one of the eight gates of Seoul in the city wall that surrounded the city during the Joseon Dynasty. The Namdaemun Gate is located between Seoul Station (central railway station)