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담양潭陽 소쇄원瀟灑園 제월당霽月堂 Located at Damyang-gun County, Jeollanamdo Province, South Korea, Sosweawon or Sosaewon is a a typical Korean garden from the Joseon Dynasty era. Clean waters in the valley are flowing below the walls and falls through the small cataract into the lake. Originally constructed built in the 1520s and 11930s by Yang San-bo, who gave up his government position, the garden was partially burnt down dur..
Gongnammun, the South Gate of Sangdangsanseong Fortress, Cheongju 淸州上黨山城控南門 / 청주 상당산성 공남문 Literally meaning the gate for controllig the south, Gongnammun is the main and south gate of Sangdangsanseong Fortress in Cheongju City, Chungcheongbuk-do Province. Originally built during the Three Kingdoms period, the fortress was comprehensively improved in 1596, the 29th year of King Seonjo’s reign during Imjinwaeran, the Japanese invasion of Korea in 1592, and later..
담양 식영정潭陽息影亭 Sikyeongjeong Pavilion, Damyang-gun County, Cheollanamdo Province Boasting of a beautiful landscape, the Sikyeongjeong Pavilion has been said that even the shadow of the moon takes a rest here. Sikyeonggjeong, literally even the shadow of the moon takes a rest, is located between two mountains facing Gwangjuho Lake and Mudeungsan Mountain. It was established by Kim Seongwon in 1560 for his fathe..
Tomb of King Sinmun, Gyeongju / 경주 신라 신문왕릉/ 慶州新羅神文王陵 Tomb of King Sinmun, Gyeongju Historic Site No. 181 This is presumed to be the tomb of King Sinmum, the 31st ruler of the Silla Kingdom. The king who reigned from 681 to 692 AD, was the eldest son of King Munmu who unified the Three Kingdoms. King Sinmun firmly established royal absolutism, improving the government system, and promoting national studies by establishing a national institute to tr..
경기 양주 중종비 단경왕후 신씨 온릉(溫陵) Onreung, the tomb of Dangyeong, queen consort of King Jungjong of the Joseon dynasty, Yangju, Gyeonggido Province, Korea. Following the coup d’État of 1506, she became queen consort of the king. But being forced to deposed in only seven days, she passed away in 1557 without any child at the age of 70. She was restored to the position of queen consort in 1739 by King Yeongjo. 경기 양주 중종비 단경왕후 신씨 온릉..
Five-storied Stone Stupa at Wanggunri Village Sunset over Five-storied Stone Stupa at Wanggunri Village, Iksan 益山 王宮里 五層石塔 익산 왕궁리 오층석탑
Hwaeomsa Temple, Gurye Is it possible to visit Hwaeomsa Temple next spring when red apricot blooms? 全羅南道 求禮郡 華嚴寺 紅梅
Cheomseongdae Located in central Gyeongju City, Cheomseongdae has been believed for so long an astronomical observatory, the oldest surviving one in Asia. Constructed in the 7th century in the kingdom of Silla, literally meaning star-gazing observatory, Cheomseongdae is at the center of controversy over it was an astronomical observatory.