Go Back Through Time to Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village

Updated: Oct 8, 2020

I was staying in the ginseng country for about four months as an exchange student and I have visited some of the most famous tourist destinations in Seoul and Busan. And in this opportunity, I would like to tell you my adventures as I traveled back through time to Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village, two of the most “must-visit” places in Korea.

Guest Blogger: Tyas Wahyu Pramesti, Weps Gallery

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Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace is a royal palace built in 1395 and served as the main palace during the Joseon Dynasty. According to the VisitSeoul website, it was the first and the largest palace out of the Five Grand Palaces. The others are Gyeonghuigung Palace, Deoksugung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace, and Changdeokgung Palace. It is located in Jongno-gu, Seoul, and is the furthest north of the other palaces. Some