HERITAGE in PHoTo/DOMESTIC
Odusan Unification Observatory Located in Tanhyeon-myeon, Paju-si, Odusan Unification Observatory was erected in 1992 to console dispersed families and provide an educational site for the unification education.The observatory is situated in the northernmost ceasefire line of the western front where Hangang River, Seoul’s lifeline, and Imjingang River meet. It offers a wide view of Songaksan Mountain in Gaeseong to the north a..
고향 My hometown, where I was born and grew upLeaving at the age of 19 Coming back at fifty, my father welcomes me.
성덕왕릉 귀부聖德王陵龜趺 성덕왕릉 귀부聖德王陵龜趺Tortoise-shaped Pedestal of Tomb of King Seongdeok경상북도 유형문화재 제96호Gyeongsangbuk-do Tangible Cultura Property No. 96 慶尚北道有形文化財 第96号이 귀부는 신라 성덕왕(재위 702-737) 능 앞에 세운 비석 받침돌이다. 거북머리는 깨졌지만, 발은 앞으로 나아가려는 형상을 한다. 귀부 등 가운데는 비신碑身을 꽂은 네모난 홈이 있다. 이에 새긴 거북등 무늬나 당초문唐草紋은 8세기 전반 신라 왕릉에 건립된 귀부 제작 양식을 잘 보여준다고 평가된다. 비신과 머릿돌은 없어졌지만 경덕왕景德王 때 만든 것으로 삼국사기에 보인다. 무열왕릉武烈王陵과 서악동 귀부와는 같은 양식이고, 창립사지昌林寺址 귀부와는 일정..
Changgyeonggung Palace in Autumn Changgyeonggung Palace, Seoul 昌慶宮 / 창경궁 Located in centural Seoul, South Korea, Changgyeong is one of palaces constructed by the Joseon kingdom. It was built in the mid-15th century by King Sejong for his father, Taejong. It was originally named "Suganggung," but it was renovated and enlarged in 1483 by King Seongjong, at which time it received its current name. Many structures were destroyed du..
Manangyo Bridge, 만안교(萬安橋) Manangyo BridgeThe bridge was specially built for the convenience of King Jeongjo(1776-1800) of the Joseon Dynasty and his procession for his annual trips to his father's tomb (his father, also called Sadose ja literally the ilI- Destined Crown Prince, was originally the Crown Prince, but was put to death locked in a wooden box by his own father King Yeongjo due to court intrigue). King Jeongjo ..