KOREAN TRADITIONAL BUILDING
SEOUL

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0528-1880
From Architeture in KOREA/KIRA 1988, Architecture Diary'97/KIA,
Secret Garden-Sanupdseo Publishing Co./1986, http:/www.cdg.go.kr.

 

Namdaemun-South Gate of Seoul/빮-ʹ(ڦ-ڦ)
  
 Namdaemunno4-ga Jung-gu, Seoul



 
Built in 1448, the face of Seoul-designated as National Treasure No.1. Burned in 10 February 2008. Last photo by Byunguh Yu on 28 June 2008.

 

Changdeokgung-Palace/â()
   
99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

 

 Changdeokgung was built during the Joseon Dynasty(1395-1910) and has more buildings preserved than any other palace from that period. The palace is designated as Historical Site No.122 and covers a total area of 580,000 , although the main palace grounds which do not include the Secret Gardens cover an area of 120,000 . The capital of the Joseon Dynasty was moved from Gaeseong in the north to Hanyang(today's Seoul) in 1392, but construction of the palace actually began in October of 1404 during the 4th year of the reign of King Taejong. Construction of the main building Jeongjeon began in February of 1405 and was completed in October of the same year. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 2003-4.

 

Injeongjeon,Changdeokgung/â ( )
    99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul



 
Built on 1804, registered as the royal palace for Lee Dynasty.

 

Juhapru,Changdeokgung-Huwon/â շ( ק)
   
99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

 

 
5 bays of front and 4 bays of side, double story, Located around Buyongji/pond with Buyongjeong are two major buildings the back garden of Changgyeonggung palace.

 

Geumcheongyo,Changdeokgung-Bridge/â õ( )
   
99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

 


 Built on 1411, most oldest stone bridge in Seoul.

 

Donhwamun,Changdeokgung-Gate/â ȭ( ڦ)
  
 99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

 

 

 Built on 1412, Main gate of Changdeokgung, rebuilt on 1609, most oldest gate of palace.

 

Buyongjeong,Changdeokgung Huwon-Pavilion/â ο( ݳ)
  
 99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

 


 
3 bays of front and 5 bays of side, around Buyongji/pond with Buyongjeong are two major buildings the back garden of Changgyeonggung palace. It was built in the King Jeongjo Era.

 

Yeongyeongdang,Changdeokgung-House/â ( )
  
 99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

 

 

 Built on 1828, like common 120 rooms public house in palace.

 

Seonjeongjeon,Changdeokgung/â ( )
  
 99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

  

    

 Built by blue roofing system only palace.

 

Gwanramjeong,Changdeokgung/â ( κտ)
  
 99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

 

 There is Bandoji pond, which resemble the Korean Peninsular in shape. here kings enjoyed fishing, estimated to be built in the late Lee Dynasty. Photo by Jonghan Kim.

 

Gwanghwamun-Gate/ȭ(ڦ)
   
Sejong-ro Jongno-gu, Seoul

 


 Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/2005, #2/June 2006), Byunggu Yu(#3/1991).

 

Geunjeongjeon,Gyeongbokgung/溹 ( )
  
 Sejong-ro Jongro-gu, Seoul



 
Rebuilt on 1867/4th year of King Gojong, 5 bays of front and 5 bays of side, double-story. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 25 January 1991.

 

Gyeonghweru,Gyeongbokgung/溹 ȸ( ק)
    Sejong-ro Jongro-gu, Seoul




 Rebuilt on 1867-4th year of King Gojong, 7 bays of front and 5 bays of side, double-story. For pavilion mainly used hosting foreign envoys. It's built on a man-made pond and locsted northwest of the royal palace. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 25 January.

 

Hyangwonjeong,Gyeongbokgung/溹 ( )
  
 Sejong-ro Jongro-gu, Seoul

 

 
A pavilion atbthe center of a lotus pond at Gyeongbokgung palace. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 25 January.

 

Huijeongdang,Gyeongbokgung/溹 ( )
  
 Sejong-ro Jongro-gu, Seoul

 

 
Built in 1496. National treasure No.815. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 25 January.

 

Sujeongjeon,Gyeongbokgung/溹 ( )
  
 Sejong-ro Jongro-gu, Seoul

 

 
Built in 1867. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 25 January.

 

Gwanghyewon,Yonsei Serverance Hospital/ ()
  
 134 Shinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 

 

 
First open in Korea for clinic, here in 1883. Rebuilt in 1987. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 05 May 2011.