Friday, October 19, 2007

South Korea Seoul Deoksu Palace

Deoksu Palace

Deoksu Palace is located in Seoul, capital city of South Korea. Among the royal palaces in Seoul city, Deoksu Palace is the smallest. This small royal palace has become one of the Seoul City Daily Tour destinations for tourists.

Deoksu Palace

Chunghwamun is the gate entrance to the Chunghwajeon (throne hall) of Deoksu Palace. The traditional Korean building structure of the Chunghwamun is really impressive.

Deoksu Palace

Chunghwajeon (Behind Chunghwamun)

Chunghwajeon is situated at the center of Deoksu Palace. It was the location for holding royal ceremonies by the rulers of Joseon Dynasty. The kings of Joseon Dynasty met their officials at Chunghwajeon during royal ceremonies.

Deoksu Palace

The modern buildings built within the compound of the palace are annexes of the Museum of Modern Art. Visitors can see classical works of modern art in this museum.

Deoksu Palace

The unique traditional architecture of the Deoksu Palace is a sharp contrast with the modern skyscrapers of Seoul city. Lovers of culture, history and architecture should list Deoksu Palace as a visiting destination when come to Seoul.


  1. The design looks a bit like in China.. Nice pictures again.. :)

  2. 我同意curryegg的說法。

  3. hi

    interesting photos

    can we exchange ours links please

    thanks to leave me a comment in my blog to say ok

  4. good architecture. It's amazing!
    Joseon dynasty? Is it like in the korean drama? I forget the title...but I like the drama, about the king of joseon that create the korean writing system


  5. Replies
    1. Yes, it's a popular tourist attraction in Seoul.


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