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Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju

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Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju


The UNESCO-recognized Bulguksa temple in Gyeongju is one of the finest examples of Silla architecture from ancient Korea.

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Kilburn House in Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village

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Kilburn House in Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village


Kilburn House is the beautiful and historic home of David and Jade Kilburn in Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village.

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Seoul’s Most Beautiful Churches

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Seoul’s Most Beautiful Churches


With Easter on the way and Christianity’s long history in Korea, here’s my list of Seoul’s most beautiful churches.

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Ahn Jung-geun Memorial Hall in Seoul

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Ahn Jung-geun Memorial Hall in Seoul


The Ahn Jung-geun Memorial Hall in Seoul honors the life of a Korean patriot who shot a Japanese imperialist in 1909, one year before Korea’s annexation.

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Daeonsil is Changgyeonggung Palace’s Great Glass House

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Daeonsil is Changgyeonggung Palace’s Great Glass House


Daeonsil is Changgyeonggung Palace’s Great Glass House, a beautiful place dedicated to horticulture.

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Namsangol Hanok Village in Seoul

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Namsangol Hanok Village in Seoul


At the base of Namsan Park is Namsangol Hanok Village, a beautiful setting that includes five traditional-style hanok homes, gardens and on-site artisans.

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Three Great Day Trips from Seoul

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Three Great Day Trips from Seoul


Despite everything that Seoul has to offer, sometimes you want something new. For those times, I offer these three great day trips from Seoul.

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Unhyeongung Royal Villa in Seoul

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Unhyeongung Royal Villa in Seoul


The Unhyeongung Royal Villa in Seoul was built in 1864 for the 12-year-old King Gojong and is an excellent example of traditional Korean architecture.

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Seoul Bongeunsa Buddhist Temple

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Seoul Bongeunsa Buddhist Temple


Seoul Bongeunsa Buddhist Temple is a beautiful temple that provides a serene and spiritual sanctuary amongst southern Seoul’s many skyscrapers.

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A Walking Tour of Incheon Chinatown

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A Walking Tour of Incheon Chinatown


A Walking Tour of Incheon Chinatown is one of the best ways to view the port city’s most interesting historical and cultural attractions.

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