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Statue of Sejong the Great, Seoul
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Look up and admire Statue of Sejong the Great, a large statue of the revered ruler, and a focal point of the large, ceremonial square that surrounds. In front of the 9.5 m (31.2 ft) statue of the king, who ruled from 1418-1450 CE, sit a number of inventions that came into use during his progressive and technologically-minded reign, including a celestial globe, rain gauge, and sun dial. Best known as the inventor of the Hangul alphabet, several inscribed characters mark the stone plinth on which the king, seated on a throne and smiling, sits. Put Statue of Sejong the Great into our Seoul trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Seoul.
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  • 這次去剛好遇到抗議活動,廣場擠得水洩不通,到處都是抗議的人,覺得韓國人真的很團結,連小孩都參與,還有看不到盡頭的警察隊伍,真的很辛苦 
  • There is a statue of a Sejong the great in the Boulevard in front of the gate of Seoul. Almost everyone who was going to Seoul major attractions such as go. TV will come out well. Is the great King Sejong invented Hangul.
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  • As the name of a Sejong-ro King Sejong, etc,--I and come out. Is made the Korean King, 10000 KRW banknotes. From city walk toward the gate, General Yi Gwanghwamun the Sejong the great's. There the old Sundial in front of the statue of the great King is quite interesting.
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