Category Archives: Korea

Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁)

Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁) , Korea is located in busy Seoul. It is a wonderfully preserved (and rebuilt) palace originally built centuries ago. During certain times they have traditional colourful Korean military guards with swords and halberds, guarding the decorative Gwanghwamun … Continue reading

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Nami Island, Korea

Nami Island is roughly 65km from Seoul in the middle of a human made lake, Cheongpyeong Lake in the Han River. It is small island with many theme gardens, stages, statues and even several exhibition halls and lodgings. It has … Continue reading

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North and South Korean DMZ

The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ; Hangul: 한반도 비무장지대; Hanja: 韓半島非武裝地帶) is a strip of land running across theKorean Peninsula that serves as a buffer zone between North and South Korea. The DMZ is a de-factoborder barrier, which runs along the38th parallel north. The DMZ cuts the Korean Peninsula roughly in half, crossing the 38th parallel … Continue reading

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