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National Palace Museum of Korea, Seoul

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Explore over 500 years of Korean history at National Palace Museum of Korea. Established in 1908, the museum as undergone various changes in name and location over the years, but its focus has remained the same. Harboring over 40,000 artifacts and royal treasures, the museum highlights the Joseon dynasty and the Korean Empire's contribution to the country's art and culture. As well as the displays of scrolls, revealing artworks, and other relics, the museum offers a coffee shop and gift shop. Using our world travel planner, Seoul attractions like National Palace Museum of Korea can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A visit to this museum will give one a brief overview of Korean Palace life. This a good place to visit before going around the palace grounds so one will have a feel of the substance of the palace an...  more »
  • Cold winter! You're beautiful winter white snow that winter in Seoul. And South Korea's North kyongsang province Palace, breathing history. Whole body warm itself comes from my love of stones will hang together. Memories coming romantic walk walk. This beautiful old palace of Korea. We walked for two people. In that ... True happiness is a visit to Seoul.
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  • If you enjoy palaces, history and architecture, this is a place for you! The exhibits explain how the palaces were built, the architecture styles, techniques and ideas. Also displays with palace life,...  more »