February 23rd, 2009

Another Korean Temple Flash Panorama
This last Korean temple was in downtown Seoul. If you can identify its name, please comment or send me a message.

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February 22nd, 2009

Korean Temple Flash Panorama
Interior of a Korean temple close to Namdaemun Market.

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February 22nd, 2009

Korean Temple Flash Panorama
This Korean temple was close to Namdaemun Market, but I couldn’t read the characters on the temple or around it to tell what it was called.

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February 22nd, 2009

Gyeongbok Palace Coutyard Flash Panorama

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February 22nd, 2009

Gyeongbok Palace Gate Flash Panorama

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February 20th, 2009

Gyeongbok Palace Flash Panorama
Geunjeong-jeon or Keunjeong-jeon is the Imperial Throne Hall of Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul. Built in 1394, it is Korea’s largest surviving wooden structure. Kings used the hall for state affairs, official functions and for receiving foreign envoys.

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February 19th, 2009

Dora Observatory Flash Panorama
Dora observatory is located in South Korea on the edge of the DMZ. From the observatory, tourists can view the Demilitarized Zone and North Korea through binoculars. Those who want to take photography are required to do so behind a yellow “Photo Line.”

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February 17th, 2009

Dorasan Station Flash Panorama
Dorasan Train Station, just south of the border between North and South Korea, will someday reunite the two halves of the country if and when passenger trains begin running between them. In December 2007, freight trains began running from Dorasan Station into North Korea. The trains transport materials to Kaesong and return with finished goods.

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February 16th, 2009

Dorasan Station Flash Panorama
Dorasan Train Station, just south of the border between North and South Korea, will someday reunite the two halves of the country if and when passenger trains begin running between them. In December 2007, freight trains began running from Dorasan Station into North Korea. The trains transport materials to Kaesong and return with finished goods.

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February 16th, 2009

Namdaemun Market Flash Panorama
Namdaemun is a large, 600-year-old open-air market in Seoul, South Korea. It was named Namdaemun after the nearby “Great South Gate” and is Korea’s largest traditional market. Almost anything – textiles, food, accessories, cosmetics, etc. – can be purchased at the market. Namdaemun is open 24 hours every day except Sunday with the best discounts after midnight. Namchang-dong (Jung-gu, downtown, Hoehyon Station Line 4), Seoul. Phone 2128-7800.

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