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Gwanghwamun Square, Seoul

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Take a walk through Gwanghwamun Square, a pedestrianized urban space marked by a fountain, statues, and surrounding architectural highlights. Opened in 2009 as part of a wider environmentally friendly renovation project, the square acts as a meeting and sightseeing spot in the center of town, with its main fountain offering a particularly scenic aspect to the downtown area. Monuments include a statue of the famous naval commander, Admiral Yi Sun-Sin, and one of King Sejong the Great, a revered ruler who was instrumental in the propagation of the Hangul alphabet. For Gwanghwamun Square and beyond, use our Seoul tourist route planner to get the most from your Seoul vacation.
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  • A small shelter and the middle of the center of Korea is proud of the Yi generals and King Sejong statue. The Museum holds frequent rallies.
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  • A cool place to see if you're in the area. There were protestors in the area, which was interesting.  more »
  • Political place, tourists are passing necessary. Glimpse of Korea politics, said to be a very exciting place. You can enjoy the views.
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