Seoul Day 3: Return to Gyeongbokgung Palace


On the third day, we returned to Gyeongbokgung Palace after breakfast in the hotel.

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There is a wide boulevard leading to the palace. King Sejong’s monument stood in the Gwanghwamun Square, north of Gyeongbokgung. King Sejong is best known for introducing Hangul into the Korean language.

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The back view of the King Sejong monument. The seat was decorated with carving of dragons.

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An astrology tool also found in the boulevard.

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Another view towards the palace.

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A closer view of the entrance to the palace from the garden in the boulevard.

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Flowers that were blooming in mid summer.

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The flowers were some kind of lily.

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace

As you can see, the ground is wet. Rain was in the forecast again for the day.

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