Momente din Seul. 11. Memorialul Razboiului / Seoul Moments 11. War Memorial

Positioned between two great powers, Japan and China, the history of Korea is a long row of battles for independence. Even if his fortresses, palaces and temples have been burned to the ground so many times, the country started again … Continue reading

Momente din Seul 10. O nunta regala / Seoul Moments 10. Enactment of a Royal Wedding

In different places in the city, Koreans organize enactments of historical or traditional events. A lot of tourists gather there to see, to take photos or to film. It is a good opportunity to teach others your traditions and history, … Continue reading

Momente din Seul. 9. Gradina Pagodelor / Seoul Moments 9. Pagodas Garden

I walked a while in the Pagodas Garden, a lovely spot near the National Museum. A lot of pagodas, constructed during the Three Kingdoms era to the Joseon era, have been brought here from different places in the country to … Continue reading

Momente din Seul 8. Putina istorie, la Muzeul National / Seoul Moments 8. A Little Bit of History at the National Museum

Even if I do not always respect this when I am away, I consider that a visit to the National Museum of a country is essential to understand its history, culture, civilization. In Seoul, the National Museum is in the … Continue reading

Momente din Seul 7. Sera victoriana de la Changgyeonggung/ Seoul Moments 7. Victorian Nursery at Changgyeonggung

One of the characteristics of the Korean landscape is putting the objective in the natural context and the the garden/park becomes pure nature. This may be observed also in the gardens of the Changgyeonggung. Right at the beginning, this place … Continue reading

Momente din Seul 6. Changgyeonggung – Primul palat / Seoul Moments 6. Changgyeonggung – The First Palace

Among the 6 royal palaces in Seoul I have visited four and Changgyeonggung was the first one, in my first day there. The palace was built by the great King Seojong for his father, King Taejong, in 1484. The termination … Continue reading

Momente din Seul 3. Transport urban. Metroul / Seoul Moments 3. Public Transportation. The Subway

As indicated by the title, this is a more informative post. Far less Romanians have traveled to South Korea than to Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Thailand or even Vietnam, Cambodgea or Indonesia. So I thought more details will help. Greater … Continue reading