HERITAGE in PHoTo/DOMESTIC
Gyeongbonkgung Palace 600-year History in Fog, Today, Seoul Built in 1395, three years later after the foundation of the Joseon Dynasty, Gyeongbokgung (慶福宮) is also commonly referred to as the Northern Palace because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung (Eastern Palace) and Gyeonghuigung (Western Palace) Palace. The premises were once destroyed by fire during the (J..
Gwanghwamun or Main Gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace Founded in 1395 by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty, Gwanghwamun is the main gate of Gyeongbukgung Palace. Roughly meaning “may the light of enlightenment blanket the world,” the name symbolizes the resounding dedication that the people of the Joseon Dynasty had in creating a new dynasty. Constructed solely out of granite, its center is an entrance that resembles a rainbow, called Hongyemun ..
Gyeongju and Silla Three-storied Stone Stupa and Tombs at Seo-ak-dong Area, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbukdo ProvinceThe Budhist stupa is believed erected during the Unified Silla dynasty period (668~935 A. D.), the tombs had been established since the 6th century for the ruling class of the Silla Kingdom. 慶州西岳洞三層石與西岳洞古墳群 / 경주 서악동삼층석탑과 서악동고분군
Bulguksa Temple Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbukdo Province, Korea 慶州佛國寺 / 경주 불국사 Inscribed on the World Heritage list along with Seokguram Grotto in 1995