HERITAGE in PHoTo/DOMESTIC39
Bier 喪輿(상여, sang-yeo), Limousine for the underworld Bier Biers were used for transporting the bodies of the deceased to burial sites and were in small and large sizes. Initially carts were pulled by oxen, horses, or people, but the Jujagarye(Family Rites by Zhu Xi) changed the custom so that the biers were carried on people's shoulders. A bier resembled a palanquin and had long poles on both sides to be shouldered by 12 to 24 pallbearers. Most vi..
Anticipating blossom-covered Spring Last spring, I broke through the 1st Corona Pandemic wave to invade Gyeongju as I could not stand the spring. When I entered Bulguksa Temple, a squishy spring opened up a paradise.
Three-story Stone Stupa from Seungsogol Valley of Mt. Namsan, Gyeongju Three-story Stone Stupa from Seungsogol Valley 慶州南山僧烧谷三层石塔 경주 남산 승소골 삼층석탑 From Seungsogol Valley of Mt. Namsan, Gyeongju Housed at the National Museum of Gyeongju Unified Silla Period, late 9th century Height 3.77m This stone stupa was found collapsed at a temple site in Seungsogol Valley where deep end of Mt. Namsan's slope, Gyeongju, and was moved to the museum and restored. Part of the stupa ..
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..