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SEOUL Project #2 Preview

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DongDaeMun.

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Dongdaemun is a prominent landmark in central Seoul, South Korea. The Korean name "Dongdaemun" means "Great East Gate," and it was so named because it was the major eastern gate in the wall that surrounded Seoul during the Joseon Dynasty

DesignPlaza&Park

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The Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park (DDP) is a large urban development project under construction in Seoul. It will contain of a multi-use park, a fashion plaza, an underground mall, and a restoration of a number of items of national heritage. Originally planned for completion by 2010 to coincide with Seoul's designation as World Design Capital that year the DDP will now complete in 2011. Organizers hope to make Dongdaemun the fashion hub of South Korea and possibly the entire Asia-Pacific region.

Other Sides.

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#1 GyeongBokGung, BukChon

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#1 PANORAMA

The Gyeongbokgung

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Gyeong Bok Gung

The Whole Screenshot

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Gwang Hwa Mun

Main gate of Gyongbokgung

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Geun Jeong Jeon

The Throne Hall of Gyeongbokgung

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Su Jeong Jeon

It used by the cabinet of the Joseon Dynasty

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Sa Jeong Jeon / Gang Nyeong Jeon / Gyo Tae Jeon

Council Hall / King and Queen's living quarter

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Gyeong Hoe Ru

Where the king threw feasts forforeign envoys or his court officials

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Dong Gung

Crown prince and crown princess's compound

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Hyang Won Jeong

the palace's back garden

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Tae Won Jeon

Where to enshrine the portrait of King Taejo

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Buk Chon

The Korean traditional houses preserved area

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GyeongBok Palace.

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- Gyeongbokgung was largest royal palace of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). It was burnt down in 1592 during the Japanese invasions and remained in ruins until extensive reconstruction was undertaken in 1868, the fifth year of Gojong. However, many of the structures were removed during the Japanese colonial rule (1908-1945)

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▲ Before destroyed

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▲ The present

Bukchon Hanok Village.

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- Bukchon Hanok Village is a Korean village located between Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung, and JongMmyo in Seoul, South Korea where hanok or Korean traditional houses have been preserved.