Cities of South Korea: Seoul
Four Royal Palaces of the Choson Dynasty Palace are preserved in Seoul (1392-1910.). "Business card" Cities considered Konbokkin (1394 g., The oldest Royal Palace of the Epoch), in the territory of which the TRONA HALL Kynzhonzhon, Pavilions Kenhweru and Hangvonzhon, as well as the State Museum of Korea (the largest museum of the country, the new museum building is built on the territory of the family recreation Park "Yonsen") and state ethnographic museum. No less interesting Toksguong ("Palace of virtuous longevity"), within and around which the main goal of Tahanmoun, the throne room and the hall for the audience Chunzhazhon, theater "Chondon", Kenhigun Palace, Art Gallery "Choson Ilbo", Concert Hall of the newspaper "Munzh Ilbo", Ancient Anglican Cathedral, former our Mission, Agricultural Museum, Theater "NANTA" And the only building in the Palace in the western style of SOCCHOKHON (currently in Sokchchuke is the Royal Museum with a collection of objects of the Toksguan’s palace era, and the Museum of Art Toksguong, where the works of modern artists are presented). Konhigun Palace (1617 g.), one of the five royal palaces of the Choson era, was subsequently destroyed during the Japanese expansion. The territory of the former palace is now turned into a park, and all its facilities, including the main gate and the main hall, are fully restored. Every day from March 3, from 10 am to 5 pm, there is a discovery of the middle arch Hong E Moon – the oldest ceremonial gates of Seoul Namdhemun. In the list of state monuments this value number 1. The middle arch of Namdhemun with walls damaged during the 1907 Japanese intervention times, as well as the railway gasket, was closed for 100 years. Now on Namdhemun Square every day, from 10 am to 4 hours of the day, every 30 minutes passes the shift of Karaul, exactly copying the guard "DOSOSPHMUN" Choson Dynasty.
Palaces of Chhankkun and Chhangung, with superbly planned gardens and classical architecture, are the center of the historic core of the city. Chhanokkun served as the main residence for many kings of the Dynasty of Lee and known to his Garden of Xuvon or Piron ("Second (secret) garden") with excellent landscape architecture, pavilions, ponds and cozy forest arrays. The Palace of Chhangengun, besides his wonderful architecture, it is distinguished by the fact that his main gate and the throne room are facing east, while in all other palaces they are strictly south. Next to the palace complexes there is a royal memorial Temple of Chonme, connected to the Chhangengun Palace with a pedestrian bridge. In the temple, the memories of the monarchs of the monarchs of the Choson dynasty. The main pavilion is called Chonchon (the longest wooden structure in Yu. Korea), and a similar building built by King Sedzhon Great (1418-50.), got the name of Ennonzhon ("Pavilion of the Eternal World"). Now the ceremony of commemoration in the main sanctuary is held once a year, on the first Sunday of May.
Also in Seoul is interesting to the Higher Confucian Educational Institution – Institute Songyungvan, House-Museum of the First President of the country Lee Son Mana – "Iavaczhan", Institute of Korean Classical Music, National Museum of Folk Creativity, Cultural Center. Sychona – the largest center of the country’s scenic art, the center of Arts Hoam, Tower and Park Namsan, Chogex Temple, Bell Tower, National Theater on Mount Namsan, the theme park in the open sky "Seoul-Land", as well as the symbol of the city – Seoul Tenerbashnya with the Museum of the ethnography of the Peoples of the World and Overview. For lovers of military history, considerable interest is a large Military Historical Museum (1994.). In the area of the Special Tourist Zone ITEVON there are about 2 thousand. A variety of shops, as well as jazz bars, nightclubs and restaurants of Korean and foreign cuisine.
A huge number of offices and business facilities is concentrated in the area of Yyido Island, the symbol of which is considered a skyscraper "63", Highlighting its own widescreen cinema "Ah-muck", A huge oceanarium, a wide range of entertainment establishments, overview sites on the roof, shopping centers and restaurants. Also interesting complex buildings of the National Assembly with its own memorial museum, the largest temple of the country – Full-Mosief Scherch and Charming Park Yyoydo.
In the Samson-Don area, the new business center of the city, attract the attention of the Seoul Center for International Trade, ancient Temple of Pojins (Ponunes, 794 g.), the royal tomb of the Li dynasty – "Sonzhonnyn", as well as original "Seoul Training Center for the Conservation and Development of Important Intangible Cultural Treaty", Created to preserve traditional Korean arts and crafts. The streets of the prestigious district of APKUCHON-DON literally siscean with chic boutiques of world famous fashion designers, trendy cafes, restaurants, nightclubs and T. D.
District near the Chamsil Station is considered the second center of Seoul. Here is the largest indoor entertainment complex in Korea "Lotte Warld", consisting of attractions "Lotte Warld Advencher" with "Island of Miracles" In the center of the lake, shopping center, ethnographic museum, cinema, ice rink, luxury hotels, Seoul SportsCompox with "Park Asia" and open theater "Seoul Nori Madan" On the shore of the lake where the performances of folklore groups are often arranged. A ten minute walk, in the Sokchhon-Don area, there are stone grave epochs of the Early Packs, where the ruins of Hanson are preserved, the ancient capital of Packs.
On the territory of the Olympic Park (more than 1.5 million. kv. M.) Montchon’s earth strengthening (Epoch of early Picche), six sports facilities for the Olympic Games in Seoul 1988., Various monuments and 200 genuine works of famous sculptors. Nearby is a park of prehistoric settlements of Amssa-Don (6000 years before. NS.) with reproduced residents of the neolithic era, the grains of the Packs period (200 g. to N. NS. – 475 g. N. NS.) in the district of Pania-Don, as well as Earth Strengthening PHUNP.
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