Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Deoksugung photographed in autumn. Deoksugung is a walled compound of palaces in Seoul that was inhabited by various Korean royalties until the colonial period around the turn of the 20th century. It is one of the Five Grand Palaces built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty. The buildings are of varying construction, including some of natural cryptomeria wood, painted wood, and stucco. Some buildings were built in Western style. Photo courtesy of travel oriented/Flickr.

Seoul’s modern City Hall Building located in Taepyeongno, Jung-gu, at the heart of Seoul. It is connected to City Hall Station (Seoul) on Seoul Subway Line 1, with access to Seoul Subway Line 2 from the same station. In front of the current city hall is the old city hall building, now Seoul Metropolitan Library, and Seoul Plaza. Photo courtesy of Sam-son.

Warning, watching street food and cooking videos past midnight will make you hungry.

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