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. Start your trip to Seoul by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Following the Gwanghwamun Sejong line to Gwanghwamun gate square with the statue of Lee Chungmugong there. Basement has a fairly broad Museum, as well as the Hangul, astronomy, music mat mortal of a Sejong King left the financial sector are introduced in many ways.
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  • It is no exaggeration to say that the heart of our country which even go to Korean film award for an emerging new greatness within the reach of a statue has a lot of tourist spots around
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