Seoul Day 6: Gyeokbokgung Palace Compund


There are many buildings inside the Gyeongbokgung Palace. I have no memory of which building is for what purpose now.

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The roof has similar feature like those in the Forbidden City in Beijing.

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A well in the palace.

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Some of the buildings are elevated on stone stilts.

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The above beautiful orange chimney is found in a terraced garden called Amisan at the rear of the Queen’s main residence, Gyotaejeon.

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Our exploration of the surroundings was again hindered by heavy rain. We had to take refuge under the corridors.

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Statues of 12 Chinese zodiac. They are located outside the Folk museum.

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Earthen jars for storing kimchi, peppers, soy sauce and chili paste.

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The Blue House, near the royal garden is the executive office and official residence of the South Korea head of the state.

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