HERITAGE in PHoTo69
Woodhenge, England Woodhenge is a Neolithic Class II henge and timber circle monument within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in Wiltshire, England. It is 2 miles (3.2 km) north-east of Stonehenge, just north of the town of Amesbury. From Woodhenge )
Rawak Stupa on Silkroad Rawak is a Buddhist stupa located on the southern rim of the Taklamakan Desert in China, along the famous trade route known as the Silk Road in the first millennium Kingdom of Khotan. Around the stupa there are other smaller structures which were originally decorated with a large number of colossal statues. The courtyard of the temple was surrounded by a wall, which contained terracotta relieves..
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 up Leaving 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 Seongdeok 경상북도 유형문화재 제96호 Gyeongsangbuk-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 귀부..
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..
THE MARY ROSE BELL THE MARY ROSE BELLThis bronze bell is one of the few objects that stayed on the Mary Rose throughout her career. It was made in Malines near Antwerp, a town famous for casting bells. The Flemish inscription running round it reads: 'IC BEN GHEGOTEN INT YAER MCCCCCX'- I was made in the year 1510'-the year Henry VIII ordered the Mary Rose. It was rung to mark the passing of time, telling the men wh..
Manangyo Bridge, 만안교(萬安橋) Manangyo Bridge The 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..
sunrise in Rome The sun rises from Tivoli, Italy. Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30 kilometres (19 miles) east-north-east of Rome. For more information see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tivoli,_Lazio
Spring over Silla and Tomb Spring has finally come over a twin-mounded tomb from the Silla kingdom period at Daereungwon, or the Great Tumuli Park , Gyeongju.
A cloudy Seoul? Seoul in Fog or Smog, do'nt know, maybe in both, Viewed from National Museum of Korean Contemporary History.Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in the center of the capital is located along the Sejongno, a main road that cuts through the capital city.
Stupa Encountering Peony Flowers Five-storied Stone Stupa at Jukjangsa Temple Site, Gumi, Gyeongsangbukdo Province Unified Silla Kingdom Period (668~936 AD.)Taken om Gallaxy Note 5 龜尾竹杖寺址五層石塔 / 구미 죽장사지 오층석탑
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 ..