Gyeongbokgung Palace was intricately laid out making the large grounds feel even larger with all the nooks to explore.
From Busan to Seoul, these are photographs from my travels in South Korea.
Korea’s National Folk Museum was a catching sight from most everywhere on the Gyeongbokgung Palace grounds.
Throughout the day at Gyeongbokgung Palace, tourists can enjoy watching several staged ceremonies
This Pavilion is one of Korea’s National Treasures and is also pictured on the 10,000 won banknote.
Although there were many similarities, it was a lot of fun and nice to see some Asian architecture that wasn’t Japanese.
Starting from today, I’ll post some pictures of my visit to the famous Gyeongbok Palace.
The Korean DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) is an area of land acting as a buffer between North and South Korea. It is the most heavily militarized country border in the world. In order to visit the DMZ you must book a tour. In my tour group there were about 50 people. As we approached the DMZ, [...]
There were several food stalls at the entrance of the south gate (Paldalmun).
Hwaseong is open to anyone and has become a popular place for residents and tourists to get some exercise walking on the wall.
The Hwaseong Fortress wall is 5.74 kilometers long and has four main gates.
Hwaseong Fortress, surrounding the center of Suwon, is a really neat piece of Korean history (and a UNESCO World Heritage site) that is definitely worth a visit.
Seoul Tower is a beautiful sight at night.
The Jagalchi fish market is a six-story building located in Busan (Pusan), Korea right next to the Nampo Port harbor.
Only a three hour ferry ride from Kyushu, my island of Japan, sits Busan, Korea. During Golden Week, 7 friends and I took a whirl wind tour of the unique country.