Life in the ROK

West goes East: The lives and adventures of a Californian couple living in Seoul

Saturday, October 07, 2006

For the Chuseok holiday we visited the Changdeok-gung Palace. Apparently many Koreans also had the same idea as the place was packed. The palace was originally built in the 1400's but was burned down more than once and reconstructed. Changdeok-gung is where the last Korean King resided until his death in 1926, with no true heir to the thrown.

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