Tupang Gala Blog

Korea War Memorial 7

Seoul: Immortalizing Heroes at Korea War Memorial

We’re already been in Seoul, so we wasted no opportunity in visiting the Korea War Memorial. That’s why immediately after buying some computer electronic stuff in Yongsan (considered the Greenhills/Gilmore of Seoul), we were invited by our friend to go...

Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을) Jongno, Seoul, South Korea 2

Seoul: Exploring Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village is a Korean traditional village in Seoul with a long history located on the top of a hill between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace, and Jongmyo Royal Shrine. The traditional village is composed of lots of alleys, hanok...

Gyeongbukgong Palace 8

Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace

What I love with South Korea is that, they cared much on their historical structures which shaped up the Korean nation. Everything that was destroyed during the colonial era and the Korean War is slowly being rebuilt, employing traditional building...

King Sejong Monument | Gwanghwamun Square 광화문광장 Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea 9

Seoul: Gwanghwamun Square (and its Hidden Treasure Beneath)

Located in Jongno-gu, dividing Sejong Daero (Sejong Avenue) fronting Gwanghwamun Gate into two opposite lanes. The plaza itself is surrounded by places of cultural, political and economic significance, like headquarters of international companies (like Microsoft), media organizations (like Yonhap), and...