Joseon-era garden open to public — Korea Joongang Daily

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— by Esther Chung: A Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) garden in Seoul that was off limits to the public for some 200 years will be open for the next 50 days.

Seongnagwon, a garden located in central Seoul’s Seongbuk-dong, close to a cluster of diplomatic residences in the area, was used as a secondary palace for Prince Uichin (1877-1955), who was the fifth son of King Gojong (1852-1919), for around 35 years, according to the Seoul city government…

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Apr 24, 2019


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