Korea Day 6 (Gyeongbokgung)

on Jul 16, 2010
'Gyeongbokgung' or 'Gyeongbok Palace' is a royal palace located in northern Seoul... The palace was first constructed in 1394 and reconstructed in 1867... It was the main and largest palace of the 'Five Grand Palaces' built by the 'Joseon Dynasty'...




'Jagyeongjeon'... A building used as the main sleeping and living quarters by the late 'Queen Sinjeongwanghu', the mother of 'King Heonjong'...



'Gyotaejeon' is a building used as the main sleeping and living quarters by the queen during the 'Joseon Dynasty'...







'Gyeonghoeru' is a hall used to hold important and special state banquets during the 'Joseon Dynasty'... It is an important national landmark registered as Korea's National Treasure No. 224 on 8, January 1985...







'Geunjeongjeon' is the throne hall of 'Gyeongbok' where the king formally granted audiences to his officials, gave declarations of national importance and greeted foreign envoy and ambassadors during the 'Joseon Dynasty'...





To be continue...

2 comments:

Connie Ng said...

Interesting photos!

Dave said...

thanks connie...