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Image for Historic Site 257: Unhyeongung  -  Seoul, Koreaview gallery

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Korean Historic SitesHistoric Site 257: Unhyeongung - Seoul, Korea

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Now surrounded by the great city of Seoul, Unhyeongung (small palace) was the home of young Gojong who later became Emperor in the Joseon Dynasty. Some parts of the palace grounds date from the 1300's with major additions in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesChangdeokgung Palace Complex

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An outstanding example of East Asian Palace: harmonius, spare, and tranquil.

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location: Korea

date approved: 2/13/2006

last visited: 10/6/2009

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World Heritage SitesJongmyo Shrine

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"Jongmyo is the oldest and most authentic of the Confucian royal shrines to have been preserved." - World Heritage citation

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pseudoprime

location: Seoul, Korea

date approved: 12/6/2011

last visited: 12/5/2011

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Korean Historic SitesNational Treasure 2: Wongaksa Pagoda - Seoul

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Wongaksa Pagoda is a fabulous ten-storied stone pagoda, was originally at Gyeongbokgung Palace, but now located in Seoul's Tapgol Park, enclosed in thick protective shielding. It dates from 1467 as one of the finest example of Joeson era pagoda art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 6/14/2009

last visited: 8/9/2012

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Famous FiresNamdaemun Fire - Seoul, Korea

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On Feb. 10, 2008, a lone man with a grudge against the government ignited a fire that struck the heart of a nation, destroying the 650 year old Great South Gate, National Treasure No 1. Display photos detail its history as reconstruction takes place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 6/24/2009

last visited: 1/22/2014

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Korean Historic SitesNational Treasure 1: Sungnyemun - Seoul

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Sungnyemun, officially, or Namdaemun commonly, is National Treasure 1. Built in 1398, it was one of three gates in Seoul's protective wall. On Feb. 10, 2008, the two-tiered wooden gate house was destroyed by arson, and is now under reconstruction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 6/14/2009

last visited: 1/22/2014

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Signs of HistorySite of Gyeongseong Electric Railway - Seoul, Korea

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This marker for the old Gyeongseong Electric Railway is located across from the great East Gate, Korean Treasure Number 1, in Seoul, Korea. Boasting hundreds of cars and miles of track, it was a major supplier of transportation for three decades.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 9/9/2009

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesHistoric Site 258: Seoul Railroad Station - Seoul, Korea

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Seoul Station was completed in 1925 by the occupying Japanese Imperial Forces, during the years of brutal oppression. Tsukamoto Yasushi also designed Tokyo Station, which this resembles. A new, modern station is adjacent, and this will be a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 6/26/2009

last visited: 1/22/2014

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Exact ReplicasEmille Bell Replica, Seoul Station - Seoul, Korea

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Completed in 2004, the New Seoul Station sits beside the historic 1925 station. The bell is a miniature replica of the larger, historic Emille Bell, located beside the Gyeongju National Museum, and is sounded three times on the hour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 6/25/2009

last visited: never

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Municipal FlagsYongsan-gu - Seoul, Korea

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This flag for the administrative district of Yongsan, Seoul, flies outside the new Yongsan-gu Government Complex. Yongsan has a population of about a quarter million people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Seoul, Korea

date approved: 5/1/2012

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesRoyal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty - Jeongneung Cluster

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Samneung Park contains two Royal Tombs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pseudoprime

location: Seoul, Korea

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 12/4/2011

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Municipal FlagsSeocho - Seoul, Korea

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This flag for the Seocho district of Seoul is near the Yangjae Subway Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Seoul, Korea

date approved: 11/30/2011

last visited: never

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Municipal FlagsCity of Bucheon, Korea

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This municipal falgs fly in front of City Hall in the city of Bucheon, Korea. One is the symbol for the city, the other bears the inscription "New Village."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 9/25/2008

last visited: never

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Flags of OrganizationsChungcheongnamdo Department of Education - Cheonan, Korea

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This is the flag for the Provincial Office of Education for South Chungcheong Province, located in the City of Cheonan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong nam do, Korea

date approved: 4/22/2012

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesSite of Home of Kim Okgyun - Gwangjeong-ri, Korea

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Although there are no longer any buildings here, this site has been preserved out of historical interest for this revolutionist. Kim Okgyun who was born here, and was eventually assassinated while in route to Shanghai.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong nam do, Korea

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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Municipal FlagsGoesan Gun, Chunbuk - Korea

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This is the flag for Goesan Gun (county) in Chuncheongbukdo (North Chuncheong Province). It is flying over the Red Pepper Distribution Center in the town of Goeson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 9/27/2008

last visited: never

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Municipal FlagsCity of Cheongju, Korea

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This flag for the city of Cheongju, Korea, flies over the City Bus Terminal. Cheongju is the capital of Chungcheonbukdo, (North Chungcheon Province), or commonly known as Chungbuk, located in the central mountains of Korea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 10/28/2008

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesTime Capsule No. 11 - Goesan, Korea

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This time capsule is located in the beautiful Whayang Valley in the central mountains of South Korea, not far from the east entrance to Songnisan National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong buk do, Korea

date approved: 3/10/2012

last visited: never

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Flags of OrganizationsHannam University Flag - Daejeon, Korea

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This flag of Hannam University flies over the U.N. Memorial on campus just east of the sports stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong nam do, Korea

date approved: 4/27/2012

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsHannam University - 30 Years - Daejeon, Korea

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This eagle tops a large column in the center of the campus of Hannam University. The monument was placed by university alumni to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong nam do, Korea

date approved: 4/24/2012

last visited: never

Image for ]Hannam University  - 40 Years -  Daejeon, Koreaview gallery

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Commercial Commemorations]Hannam University - 40 Years - Daejeon, Korea

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This 40th anniversary commemorative plaque is next to a bust of the founding president of Hannam University, Dr. William Alderman Linton, located on the grounds of the original residences preserved on the university campus as a historical site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong nam do, Korea

date approved: 4/27/2012

last visited: never

Image for Daejeon Cultural Property 44 - Evangelist's Village (&#50724;&#51221;&#46041; &#49440;&#44368;&#49324;&#52492;)  -  Daejeon, Koreaview gallery

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Korean Historic SitesDaejeon Cultural Property 44 - Evangelist's Village (&#50724;&#51221;&#46041; &#49440;&#44368;&#49324;&#52492;) - Daejeon, Korea

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This historic site, on the campus of Hannam University, preserves the original housing compound of Dr. William A. Linton and fellow missionaries who founded this school in 1956. They were built as western style houses with traditional Korean roofs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong nam do, Korea

date approved: 4/23/2012

last visited: never

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Municipal FlagsPhoenix Flag - Buyeo, Korea

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This is the flag for the city and county of Buyeo, Korea, depicting a phoenix, symbol of the ancient Baekje Kingdom which was centered here some 1,300 years ago. It is flying at the entrance to the Jeongnimsaji Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: never

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Municipal FlagsMunicipal Flag - Nonsan, Korea

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This is the flag for the city of Nonsan, Korea, in South Chungcheon Province. It is home of a large annual strawberry festival, symbolized on its municipal flag. This is one of the flags on a bridge entering town from the north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: never

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