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Gyeongbukgung Palace

Gyeonbokgung Palace is the oldest palace in Seoul.  It literally means “wish for your blessing and prosperity.” Gwanghamun gate is the main gate of the palace. There are lots of complex inside the… Continue reading

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Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace & Huwon Secret Garden Changdeokgung Palace is the second oldest palace in Seoul. This is my favorite part of the palace. This was built for the most beloved concubine of the… Continue reading

Changgyeonggung Palace

Changgyeonggung Palace was built for the elders of the Royal family. This is the first palace I visited in my “Palace Hopping.” I really enjoyed the hallways of the palace because of its… Continue reading

Deoksugung Palace

Deoksugung Palace I’m so glad I arrived just in time for the changing of guards.  This is the gate which divides the future (buildings) from the past (palace). These are some antique stuff… Continue reading

Jongmyo Shrine

Jongmyo Shrine is the supreme shrine of the state. It was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Inside the Shrine, you can find some old stuff that the Kings used. This… Continue reading

Namsan Seoul Tower

N Seoul Tower is Namsan’s most famous tourist attraction where visitors can enjoy a view of Seoul. Some people use the stairs to go there, but I chose to ride the cable car. … Continue reading

Dongdaemun Design Plaza

My trip to DDP is not really planned. I just saw the LED Rose Garden in my Instagram newsfeed so I tried to check it out in person. I’ve never seen a garden… Continue reading

Seoul Museum of Art

SeMA showcases variety of special exhibitions with Korean artists and international exhibitions that show the trend of art outside the country and also expanding the base of art culture through the “Communication through… Continue reading

Sungnyemun Gate

There are eight in the Fortress Wall of Seoul. One of them is the Sungnyemun Gate. Here’s some facts about Sungnyemun Gate. 1. It is known as Korea’s Treasure No. 1 2. It… Continue reading

Namdaemun Market

Right next to the Sungnyemun gate is the Namdaemun Market. It is the largest traditional market in Korea.    I can compare it to the busy streets of Divisoria in the Philippines.  When… Continue reading