(Imjingak-ro, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do) Imjingak; DMZ; South Korea 1

Imjingak: Korean War’s Place of Grief and Agony

The place of grief and agony of the Korean War and the tension between the two states. That’s how Imjingak (임진각) is described, now a popular tourist spot visited by estimated five million Koreans and foreigners yearly. It was developed...

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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 stuffs in Yongsan (considered the Greenhills/Gilmore of Seoul), we were invited by our friend, Sir Donald to...

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Wandering Around 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...

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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...