Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace

many Koreans in traditional dresses at the ancient royal palace in Seoul

Location: 

161 Sajik-ro, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Duration: 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Gyeongbok Palace: royal palace of the Joseon dynasty
  2. Location: very central with Mount Bugak in the background
  3. Changdeokgung Palace: UNESCO listed for its cultural values
  4. My trip: I missed the palace because of their opening hours
  5. My experience: many Koreans posing in traditional cloths

Image sources

  1. View from the Cultural Museum
  2. Group of Korean boys posing
  3. Main entrance gate
  4. Koreans in traditional robes
  5. Two Korean girls posing

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