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  • I Like Seoul Palaces

  • Karl Wolfgang 1018

    Palaces throughout Seoul capture the color and imagination of people within the Joseon Dynasty, spanning about 600 years. Her is one view within Changdeokgung, a second home built in 1405 for King Taejong.

    This was a less formal, more artsy palace, constructed on the base of a mountain, buildings positioned naturally, taking into consideration geographical features of the slope.

    Changdeokgung is people friendly. A foreign troubadour strums on a guitar. A young family dressed in traditional costume, capture pictures their young son for future generations. In Spring, people stroll midst cherry blossoms and magenta azaleas.