79 Sights in Seoul, South Korea (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Seoul, South Korea. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 79 sights are available in Seoul, South Korea.

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1. Gwanghwamun Gate

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Gwanghwamun is the main and largest gate of Gyeongbok Palace, in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is located at a three-way intersection at the northern end of Sejongno. As a landmark and symbol of Seoul's long history as the capital city during the Joseon Dynasty, the gate has gone through multiple periods of destruction and disrepair. The most recent large-scale restoration work on the gate was finished and it was opened to the public on August 15, 2010.

Wikipedia: Gwanghwamun (EN)

2. Changdeokgung Palace

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Changdeokgung Palace Unknown authorUnknown author / CC BY 2.0 kr

Changdeokgung, also known as Changdeokgung Palace or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno District, Seoul, South Korea. It is one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1897). As it is located east of Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeokgung—along with Changgyeonggung—is also referred to as the "East Palace".

Wikipedia: Changdeokgung (EN), Website

3. Namsangol Hanok Village

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Namsangol Hanok Village (Korean: 남산골한옥마을) is a recreated village of historical Korean buildings in Pil-dong, Jung District, Seoul, South Korea. The village contains several Korean traditional houses called hanok.

Wikipedia: Namsangol Hanok Village (EN), Website

4. Myeongdong Cathedral

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The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, informally known as Myong—dong Cathedral (명동대성당), is the Roman Catholic national cathedral of the Archdiocese of Seoul, South Korea. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Seoul, Peter Chung Soon-taick.

Wikipedia: Myeongdong Cathedral (EN), Website

5. Deoksugung Palace

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Deoksugung Palace서울특별시 소방재난본부(Seoul Metropolitan Fire & Disaster Headquarters) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Deoksugung (Korean: 덕수궁) also known as Gyeongun-gung, Deoksugung Palace, or Deoksu Palace, is a walled compound of palaces in Seoul that was inhabited by members of Korea's royal family during the Joseon monarchy until the annexation of Korea by Japan in 1910. It is one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon dynasty and designated as a Historic Site. The buildings are of varying styles, including some of natural cryptomeria wood), painted wood, and stucco. Some buildings were built of stone to replicate western palatial structures.

Wikipedia: Deoksugung (EN), Website

6. Bukchon Hanok Village

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Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village (Korean: 북촌한옥마을) is a residential neighborhood in Jongno District, Seoul, South Korea. It has many restored traditional Korean houses, called hanok. This has made it a popular tourist destination, which has caused some friction with the residents who live there.

Wikipedia: Bukchon Hanok Village (EN)

7. Jogyesa Temple

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Jogyesa is the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. The building dates back to the late 14th century and became the order's chief temple in 1936. It thus plays a leading role in the current state of Seon Buddhism in South Korea. The temple was first established in 1395, at the dawn of the Joseon Dynasty; the modern temple was founded in 1910 and initially called "Gakhwangsa". The name was changed to "Taegosa" during the period of Japanese rule, and then to the present name in 1954.

Wikipedia: Jogyesa (EN), Website

8. Namsan Mountain

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Namsan Mountain Republic of Korea / CC BY-SA 2.0

Namsan, officially Namsan Mountain, is a 270-meter (890 ft)-high peak in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It was also known as Mongmyeoksan, or 목멱산 / 木覓山 in the past. It offers some hiking, picnic areas and views of downtown Seoul's skyline. The N Seoul Tower is located on top of Mt. Namsan.

Wikipedia: Namsan Mountain (EN)

9. Namdaemun Market

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Namdaemun Market Seoul Museum of History / KOGL Type 1

Namdaemun Market (Korean: 남대문시장) is a large traditional market in Seoul, South Korea. It is located next to Namdaemun, the main southern gate to the old city. The market is among the oldest extant markets in Korea, having opened during the Joseon period in 1414.

Wikipedia: Namdaemun Market (EN)

10. Bongeunsa Temple

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Bongeunsa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea. It was founded in 794 during the reign of King Wonseong by State Preceptor Yeonhoe, then the highest ranking monk of Silla. The temple was originally named Gyeonseongsa. It is located on the slope of Sudo Mountain, across the street from the COEX Mall.

Wikipedia: Bongeunsa (EN), Website

11. Bukchon Hanok Village Information Center

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Bukchon Hanok Village is a hanok village located in Gahoe-dong and Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul. Geographically, it is located between Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, and Jongmyo Palace. Located between the two palaces of the Joseon Dynasty, this area has long been called 'Bukchon', meaning the upper town of Cheonggyecheon and Jongno, and corresponds to the current Gahoe-dong, Samcheong-dong, Wonseo-dong, Jae-dong, and Gye-dong areas. There are many historical sites, cultural assets, and folk materials, so it is sometimes called a museum in the city. There are many galleries lined up around Samcheong-dong-gil, which faces Gyeongbokgung Palace, and you can find various foods and unique cafes in places such as Hwadong-gil. In addition, traditional craftsmen and artists live in Wonseo-dong.

Wikipedia: 북촌한옥마을 (KO)

12. M107 157mm Self-Propelled Gun (U.S.A.)

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M107 157mm Self-Propelled Gun (U.S.A.)

The M107 175 mm (6.9 in) self-propelled gun was used by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps from the early 1960s to the late 1970s. It was part of a family of self-propelled artillery that included the M110. It was intended to provide long-range fire support in an air-transportable system. It was exported to several other countries including Germany, South Korea, Spain, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Turkey. The M107's combat history in U.S. service was limited to the Vietnam War; it also saw extensive combat use in Israeli service. The M107 shared many components with, and in many cases was replaced by, later versions of the M110 203 mm (8.0 in) howitzer. Although withdrawn from U.S. service in the late 1970s, it continues to see military service as of 2024.

Wikipedia: M107 self-propelled gun (EN)

13. M36 Tank (U.S.A.)

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M36 Tank (U.S.A.)

The M36 tank destroyer, formally 90 mm Gun Motor Carriage, M36, was an American tank destroyer used during World War II. The M36 combined the hull of the M10 tank destroyer, which used the M4 Sherman's reliable chassis and drivetrain combined with sloped armor, and a new turret mounting the 90 mm gun M3. Conceived in 1943, the M36 first served in combat in Europe in October 1944, where it partially replaced the M10 tank destroyer. It also saw use in the Korean War, where it was able to defeat any of the Soviet tanks used in that conflict. Some were supplied to South Korea as part of the Military Assistance Program and served for years, as did re-engined examples found in Yugoslavia, which operated into the 1990s. Two remained in service with the Republic of China Army at least until 2001.

Wikipedia: M36 tank destroyer (EN)

14. Mongchontoseong Earthen Fortification

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Mongchontoseong Earthen Fortification is an ancient earthen rampart dating from the Baekje kingdom. It appears to have played the same role in defending the region as the fortifications constructed on Mt. Acha. The fortification walls are estimated to have been about 2.7 kilometres in length and approximately 6 to 7 metres high. The fortifications of Mongchon Toseong had two unique features: a palisade atop the wall and a moat surrounding its base. They are part of Wiryeseong with Pungnaptoseong. It is located what is now in the Olympic Park of Seoul, South Korea. During the 1988 Summer Olympics, the running section of the modern pentathlon was held there. A number of important excavations of the site were conducted prior to the construction of the nearby Olympic Park.

Wikipedia: Mongchontoseong (EN)

15. Sundial(Angbu Ilgu)

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The Anbu Ilgu (仰釜日晷) is a sundial that has been produced and used since the 16th year of King Sejong the Great of Joseon in 1434, and was designated as Treasure No. 845 of the Republic of Korea on August 9, 1985 in recognition of its scientific, historical, and artistic value. Jang Young-sil, Icheon, and Kim Jo participated in the early production of the Anbuilgu, and since there are no surviving Anbuilgu made at this time, the 18th-century Anbuilgu was designated as a treasure. Designated as a treasure, the portable anbuilgu was made by Kang-gun and is small enough to fit in a pocket. In addition, there are Jang Young-sil's inventions, such as the Pavilion Tower, the Honcheonui, the Sundial, the Water Clock, and the Celestial Train Field Map.

Wikipedia: 앙부일구 (KO)

16. M48A2C 'Patton' Tank (U.S.A.)

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M48A2C 'Patton' Tank (U.S.A.)

The M48 Patton is an American first-generation main battle tank (MBT) introduced in February 1952, being designated as the 90mm Gun Tank: M48. It was designed as a replacement for the M26 Pershing, M4 Sherman, M46 and M47 Patton tanks, and was the main battle tank of the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps in the Vietnam War. Nearly 12,000 M48s were built, mainly by Chrysler and American Locomotive Company, from 1952 to 1961. The M48 Patton was the first U.S. medium gun tank with a four-man crew, featuring a centerline driver's compartment and no bow machine gunner. As with nearly all new armored vehicles it had a wide variety of suspension systems, cupola styles, power packs, fenders and other details among individual tanks.

Wikipedia: M48 Patton (EN)

17. M113A1 Armored Personnel Carrier (U.S.A.)

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M113A1 Armored Personnel Carrier (U.S.A.)

The M113 is a fully tracked armored personnel carrier (APC) that was developed and produced by the FMC Corporation. The M113 was sent to United States Army Europe in 1961 to replace the mechanized infantry's M59 APCs. The M113 was first used in combat in April 1962 after the United States provided the South Vietnamese army (ARVN) with heavy weaponry such as the M113, under the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) program. Eventually, the M113 was the most widely used armored vehicle of the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War and was used to break through heavy thickets in the midst of the jungle to attack and overrun enemy positions. It was largely known as an "APC" or an "ACAV" by the allied forces.

Wikipedia: M113 armored personnel carrier (EN)

18. Cheonggyecheon Stream Park

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Cheonggyecheon is a 10.9-kilometre-long (6.8 mi) stream and public space in downtown Seoul, South Korea. A natural stream sourced from the Suseongdong Valley in Inwangsan, it was historically maintained as part of Seoul's early sewerage until the mid-20th century, when post-Korean War rapid economic development and deteriorating conditions prompted the filling of the stream with concrete and the construction of an elevated freeway, the Cheonggye Expressway, in its place. In 2003, the city government began an urban renewal project to disassemble the expressway and restore the stream, which was completed in 2005 at a cost of over ₩386 billion.

Wikipedia: Cheonggyecheon (EN)

19. Cheugugi(Rain Gauge)

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Cheugugi is the first well-known rain gauge invented and used during the Joseon dynasty of Korea. It was invented and supplied to each provincial offices during the King Sejong the Great's reign. As of 2010, only one example of the Cheugugi remains, known as the Geumyeong Cheugugi, which literally means "Cheugugi installed on the provincial office's yard." It is designated as National Treasures #561 of Korea and was installed in provincial office of Gongju city, 1837 by King Yeongjo, the 21st king of Joseon. In addition, the official record of the rainfall by Cheugugi from King Jeongjo's reign to Emperor Gojong's reign is preserved.

Wikipedia: Cheugugi (EN)

20. Pungnaptoseong

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Pungnaptoseong (風納土城) is an earthen fortress built in the 2nd century B.C., located in Songpa-gu, Seoul, and the name Pungnap-dong Saturn comes from the meaning of the Saturn of the Pungnap-ri area in the past, and it is written as "Gosanseong" (古山城) on Kim Jong-ho's Taedongyeo map during the Joseon Dynasty. The first time the castle was officially discovered in the 1900s was during the Great Flood of 1925, and in 1997, a large number of relics and artifacts were discovered in the wake of the construction of an apartment building, attracting the attention of the academic community.

Wikipedia: 서울 풍납동 토성 (KO)

21. T59 Tank (China)

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The Type 59 main battle tank is a Chinese-produced version of the Soviet T-54A tank, an early model of the ubiquitous T-54/55 series. The first vehicles were produced in 1958 and it was accepted into service in 1959, with serial production beginning in 1963. Over 10,000 of the tanks were produced by the time production ended in 1985 with approximately 5,500 serving with the Chinese armed forces. The tank formed the backbone of the Chinese People's Liberation Army armoured units until the early 2000s, with an estimated 5,000 of the later Type 59-I and Type 59-II variants in service in 2002.

Wikipedia: Type 59 tank (EN)

22. M4A3E8 Sherman Tank (U.S.A.)

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The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II. The M4 Sherman proved to be reliable, relatively cheap to produce, and available in great numbers. It was also the basis of several other armored fighting vehicles including self-propelled artillery, tank destroyers, and armored recovery vehicles. Tens of thousands were distributed through the Lend-Lease program to the British Commonwealth and Soviet Union. The tank was named by the British after the American Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman.

Wikipedia: M4 Sherman (EN)

23. Donhwamun Gate

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Changdeokgung Donhwamun (昌德宮 敦化門) is the main gate of Changdeokgung Palace. It is designated as Treasure No. 383 of the Republic of Korea. It was first built in the 12th year of Taejong (1412), seven years after the completion of Changdeokgung Palace, and the current Donhwamun Gate was completed in the first year of Gwanghae-gun (1608) after it was burned down during the Imjin War. The Donhwamun Gate is the oldest of the existing palace gates, and it is the only one with a five-panel front. In 1963, it was designated as Treasure No. 383 of the Republic of Korea.

Wikipedia: 돈화문 (KO)

24. The War Memorial of Korea

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The War Memorial of Korea (Korean: 전쟁기념관) is a museum located in Yongsan-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It opened in 1994 on the former site of the army headquarters to exhibit and memorialize the military history of Korea. It was built for the purpose of preventing war through lessons from the Korean War and for the hoped for peaceful reunification of North and South Korea. The memorial building has six indoor exhibition rooms and an outdoor exhibition centre displaying war memorabilia and military equipment from China, South Korea and the United States.

Wikipedia: War Memorial of Korea (EN)

25. Armillary Sphere

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Armillary Sphere

An armillary sphere is a model of objects in the sky, consisting of a spherical framework of rings, centered on Earth or the Sun, that represent lines of celestial longitude and latitude and other astronomically important features, such as the ecliptic. As such, it differs from a celestial globe, which is a smooth sphere whose principal purpose is to map the constellations. It was invented separately, in ancient China possibly as early as the 4th century BC and ancient Greece during the 3rd century BC, with later uses in the Islamic world and Medieval Europe.

Wikipedia: Armillary sphere (EN)

26. Samjeondo Monument

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The Samjeondo Monument is a monument marking the submission of the Korean Joseon dynasty to the Manchu-led Qing dynasty in 1636 after the latter's invasion of the former. Its original name was Daecheong Hwangje Gongdeok Bi (大淸皇帝功德碑), which means the stele to the merits and virtues of the Emperor of the Great Qing. Initially erected at Samjeondo, near the Sambatnaru crossing point of the Han River in modern-day Seoul, it was thereafter buried and erected again several times. It is designated as the 101st historic site of South Korea.

Wikipedia: Samjeondo Monument (EN)

27. K-1 Tank (Korea)

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The K1, also known as Type 88 by American engineers, is a South Korean main battle tank designed by Chrysler Defense and Hyundai Precision Industry for the Republic of Korea Armed Forces. The vehicle's design was based on technology from Chrysler's M1 Abrams, tailored to meet the ROK's unique requirements. The K1A1 is an up-gunned variant with a 120 mm 44 caliber smoothbore gun, and outfitted with more modern electronics, ballistic computers, fire control systems, and armor. Hyundai Rotem produced 1,511 K1 and K1A1 tanks between 1986 and 2011.

Wikipedia: K1 88-Tank (EN)

28. Stupas of Master Boje

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The Boje Venerable Pagoda (原州 令傳寺址 普濟尊者塔) is a pagoda that enshrines the relics of the late Goryeo Buddhist monk Boje Venerable. Unlike ordinary monks' stupas, it takes the form of a stone pagoda and has two pagodas of the same style. Coming out of the pagoda was a reliquary, and there was a stone of the Venerable Boje. As a result, it was confirmed that this pagoda was built in the 14th year of King Woo of Goryeo (1388). On January 21, 1963, it was designated as Treasure No. 358 of the Republic of Korea.

Wikipedia: 원주 영전사지 보제존자탑 (KO)

29. Seoul Millennium Time Capsule

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Seoul Millennium Time CapsuleWei-Te Wong from Taipei City, Taiwan, Republic of China / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Seoul 1000 Years Time Capsule was built in 1994 to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the Seoul Metropolitan Government, and was buried on November 29, 1994. It is made of a special material with a height of 1.7 meters and a diameter of 1.3 meters, and it is made to imitate the shape of various Boshin. It contains 600 items and was opened on November 29, 2394. It is located in Namsangol Hanok Village in the area of 28, Toegye-ro 34-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, and exhibits reproductions at the Seoul Museum of History.

Wikipedia: 서울 1000년 타임캡슐 (KO)

30. Lotte World

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Lotte WorldKhitai (a flickr user) / CC BY-SA 2.0

Lotte World or Lotte World Adventure is a major recreation complex in Seoul, South Korea. It consists of a large indoor theme park, an outdoor amusement park called "Magic Island", an artificial island on a lake linked by monorail, shopping malls, a luxury hotel, an observation tower, a Korean folk museum, sports facilities, and movie theaters. Opened in July 1989, Lotte World receives approximately 7.3 million visitors each year. Lotte World's sister theme park, Lotte World Adventure Busan, opened in March 2022.

Wikipedia: Lotte World (EN)

31. Chosun Ilbo Gallery

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Chosun Ilbo Gallery

The Chosun Ilbo is a daily newspaper in South Korea and the oldest active daily newspaper in the country. With a daily circulation of more than 1,800,000, the Chosun Ilbo has been audited annually since the Audit Bureau of Circulations was established in 1993. Chosun Ilbo and its subsidiary company, Digital Chosun, operates the Chosun.com news website, which also publishes web versions of the newspaper in English, Chinese, and Japanese. The paper is considered a newspaper of record for South Korea.

Wikipedia: The Chosun Ilbo (EN)

32. M110 8 inch Self-Propelled Howitzer (U.S.A.)

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M110 8 inch Self-Propelled Howitzer (U.S.A.)

The 8 inch (203 mm) M110 self-propelled howitzer is an American self-propelled artillery system consisting of an M115 203 mm howitzer installed on a purpose-built chassis. Before its retirement from US service, it was the largest available self-propelled howitzer in the United States Army's inventory; it continues in service with the armed forces of other countries, to which it was exported. Missions include general support, counter-battery fire, and suppression of enemy air defense systems.

Wikipedia: M110 howitzer (EN)

33. K200 Korean Infantry Fighting Vehicle (Korea)

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The K200 KIFV is a South Korean armored personnel carrier, originally produced by Daewoo Heavy Industries as a domestic replacement for older armored personnel carriers, such as the M113, in front line service with the Republic of Korea Armed Forces at the time of the K200's development. Since 2009 the K200 has been supplemented by the K21. A total of 2,383 K200 vehicles of all configurations were produced between 1985 and 2006, among which are 111 K200A1 vehicles exported to Malaysia.

Wikipedia: K200 KIFV (EN)

34. Unhyeongung (Palace)

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Unhyeongung (Palace) Daderot. / CC BY-SA 3.0

Unhyeongung (Korean: 운현궁), also known as Unhyeongung Royal Residence, is a former Korean royal residence located at 114-10 Unni-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea. It was formerly the residence of the Heungseon Daewongun a prince regent of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty in the 19th century, and father of Emperor Gojong. Gojong himself also lived in this residence until age 12 when he assumed the throne. It is currently a museum and is open to the public free of charge.

Wikipedia: Unhyeongung (EN)

35. Statue of Peace

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The Statue of Peace, often shortened to Sonyeosang in Korean or Shōjo-zō in Japanese and sometimes called the Comfort Woman Statue , is a symbol of the victims of sexual slavery, known euphemistically as comfort women, by the Japanese military during World War II. The Statue of Peace was first erected in Seoul to urge the Japanese government to apologize to and honour the victims. However, it has since become a site of representational battles among different parties.

Wikipedia: Statue of Peace (EN)

36. Sejong Grand Theater

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Sejong Grand Theater

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts (Korean: 세종문화회관) is the largest arts and cultural complex in Seoul, South Korea. It has an interior area of 53,202m². It is situated in the center of the capital, on Sejongno, a main road that cuts through the capital city of the Joseon Dynasty. The center took 4 years to complete, opening in 1978. It was "built as a cultural center for Seoulites". It currently contains one of the biggest pipe organs in Asia.

Wikipedia: Sejong Center (EN), Website

37. Statue of Kim usin

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Statue of Kim usin

Kim Yu-sin was a Korean military general and politician in 7th-century Silla. He led the unification of the Korean Peninsula by Silla under the reign of King Muyeol and King Munmu. He is said to have been the great-grandchild of King Guhae of Geumgwan Gaya, the last ruler of the Geumgwan Gaya state. This would have given him a very high position in the Silla bone rank system, which governed the political and military status that a person could attain.

Wikipedia: Kim Yu-sin (EN)

38. Seolleung / Royal Tomb of Queen Jeonghyeon

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Queen Jeonghyeon, of the Papyeong Yun clan, was a posthumous name bestowed to the wife and third queen consort of Yi Hyeol, King Seongjong and the mother of Yi Yeok, King Jungjong. She was queen consort of Joseon from 1479 until her husband's death in 1495, after she was then honoured as Queen Dowager Jasun (자순왕대비) during the reigns of her adoptive son, King Yeonsan from 1495-1506, and her son, King Jungjong from 1506-1530.

Wikipedia: Queen Jeonghyeon (EN)

39. Statue of Lee siyung

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Statue of Lee siyung

Seongjae Yi Si-yeong was a Korean politician, independence activist, educator and neo-Confucianist scholar. He was the first vice president of South Korea from 1948 to 1951. Yi resigned after the National Defense Corps incident of 1951. His nickname was Seongjae or Sirimsanin. Before the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, he had served for Joseon as the Governor of South Pyongan Province and the President of Hansung Law Court.

Wikipedia: Yi Si-yeong (EN)

40. The Korea Peace Bell

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The Korea Peace Bell

The North American Aviation T-28 Trojan is a radial-engine military trainer aircraft manufactured by North American Aviation and used by the United States Air Force and United States Navy beginning in the 1950s. Besides its use as a trainer, the T-28 was successfully employed as a counter-insurgency aircraft, primarily during the Vietnam War. It has continued in civilian use as an aerobatics and warbird performer.

Wikipedia: T-28 Trojan (EN)

41. Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement Site

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The Seoul Amsa-dong Site (Seoul 岩寺洞 遺蹟) is a Neolithic residential site located in Amsa 2-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul. It is the 267th Historic Site of the Republic of Korea. This prehistoric site is located in a 78,793m2 prehistoric park with facilities such as the first museum surrounding the restored pit and the pit site, and the second museum for multimedia and experiential learning.

Wikipedia: 서울 암사동 유적 (KO)

42. Heunginjimun Gate

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Heunginjimun Gate 문화재청 (공공누리 제1유형) / KOGL Type 1

Heunginjimun, more commonly known as Dongdaemun, is one of The Eight Gates of Seoul in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, a prominent landmark in central Seoul, South Korea. The Korean name "Dongdaemun" means "Great East Gate," and it was so named because it was the major eastern gate in the wall that surrounded Seoul during the Joseon Dynasty. The gate is located at Jongno 6-ga in Jongno-gu.

Wikipedia: Heunginjimun (EN)

43. Type 63 Amphibious Light Tank (China)

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Type 63 Amphibious Light Tank (China)

The Norinco Type 63 is a Chinese amphibious light tank. First fielded in 1963, it is in many ways similar to the earlier Soviet PT-76. However, contrary to the popular belief, it does have some essential differences from the PT-76 in the vehicle's waterjet propulsion system, etc. It is also known under its industrial designation, the WZ-211. Type 63 is being replaced by Type 63A.

Wikipedia: Type 63 (tank) (EN)

44. Baek In-Je's House In Gahoe-dong

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The Baekinje House (嘉會洞 白麟濟 家屋) is a house during the Japanese colonial period in Bukchon-ro 7-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul. On March 17, 1977, it was designated as the 22nd Folk Cultural Property of the Seoul Metropolitan Government. When it was registered as a folklore in 1977, it was owned by Baek In-je, the founder of Baek Hospital, so it was named Baekin-je House.

Wikipedia: 가회동 백인제 가옥 (KO)

45. Korea House

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Korea House is a traditional culture experience space and restaurant located in Jung -gu, Seoul, and is run by the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation. Originally, the home of Korea's house was located in the Joseon Dynasty, where Park Pang -na, a scholar of the Joseon Dynasty, was built in 1980, based on the vigilante of Gyeongbokgung Palace, and was officially opened in 1981.

Wikipedia: 한국의 집 (KO)

46. Nanji Hangang Park

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World Cup Park (Korean: 월드컵공원) is an ecological park built in Sangamdong-gil, in Seoul, South Korea. This place was built on May 1, 2002, to commemorate the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup Games and the new millennium. World Cup Park is made up of five parks: Pyeonghwa (Peace) Park, Haneul (Sky) Park, Noeul (Sunset) Park, Nanjicheon Park, and Hangang Riverside Park.

Wikipedia: World Cup Park (EN)

47. M46 'Patton' Tank (U.S.A.)

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M46 'Patton' Tank (U.S.A.)

The M46 Patton is an American medium tank designed to replace the M26 Pershing and M4 Sherman. It was one of the U.S Army's principal medium tanks of the early Cold War, with models in service from 1949 until the mid-1950s. It was not widely used by U.S. Cold War allies, being exported only to Belgium, and only in small numbers to train crews on the upcoming M47 Patton.

Wikipedia: M46 Patton (EN)

48. Jungmyeongjeon Hall

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The Jungmyeongjeon Hall (重明殿) is a Western-style hall attached to Deoksugung Palace. Its original name was Suokheon (漱玉軒), but after the fire of Gyeongwoon Palace (now Deoksugung) in 1904, Gojong moved to this place and changed its name to Jungmyeongjeon. In the early morning of November 18, 1905, the Treaty of Friendship was signed at the Jungmyeong Hall.

Wikipedia: 중명전 (KO)

49. Statue of Kim Gu

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Statue of Kim Gu

Kim Ku, also known by his art name Paekpŏm, was a Korean politician. He was a leader of the Korean independence movement against the Empire of Japan, head of the Korean Provisional Government for multiple terms, and a Korean reunification activist after 1945. Kim is revered in South Korea, where he is widely considered one of the greatest figures in Korean history.

Wikipedia: Kim Ku (EN)

50. Jeon Tae il bronze statue

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Jeon Tae il bronze statue kdemo.or.kr / Fair use

Jeon Tae-il was a South Korean sewing worker and workers' rights activist who committed suicide by self-immolation at the age of 22 in protest at the poor working conditions of South Korean factories during the Third Republic era. His death brought attention to the substandard labor conditions and helped the formation of labor union movement in South Korea.

Wikipedia: Jeon Tae-il (EN)

51. Namgyewon Seven-story Pagoda

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Namgyewon Seven-story Pagoda 국립중앙박물관(National Museum of Korea) / KOGL Type 1

The seven-storied stone pagoda (開城 南溪院址 七層石塔) is a seven-storied stone pagoda built in the Goryeo period. On December 20, 1962, it was designated as National Treasure No. 100 of the Republic of Korea. Originally located in Kaesong, it was moved to Gyeongbokgung Palace in 1915 and then to the National Museum of Korea in Yongsan in 2005.

Wikipedia: 개성 남계원지 칠층석탑 (KO)

52. National Museum of Korea

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National Museum of KoreaRichard Mortel from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / CC BY 2.0

The National Museum of Korea (Korean: 국립중앙박물관) is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea. Since its establishment in 1945, the museum has been committed to various studies and research activities in the fields of archaeology, history, and art, continuously developing a variety of exhibitions and education programs.

Wikipedia: National Museum of Korea (EN), Website

53. M47 'Patton' Tank (U.S.A.)

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M47 'Patton' Tank (U.S.A.)

The M47 Patton was an American Medium tank, a development of the M46 Patton mounting an updated turret, and was in turn further developed as the M48 Patton. It was the second American tank to be named after General George S. Patton, commander of the U.S. Third Army during World War II and one of the earliest American advocates of tanks in battle.

Wikipedia: M47 Patton (EN)

54. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

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National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art / PD

The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is a contemporary art museum with four branches in Gwacheon, Deoksugung, Seoul and Cheongju. The museum was first established in 1969 as the only national art museum in the country accommodating modern and contemporary art of Korea and international art of different time periods.

Wikipedia: National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (EN), Website

55. Salgoji Bridge

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Salgoji Bridge Cultural Heritage Administration / KOGL Type 1

Salgotdari was a bridge built on the main traffic route between Hanseongbu, the capital of Joseon, and the southeastern Korean peninsula. It is also known as a full cot bridge. It is the longest of the existing Joseon Dynasty stone bridge. Salgotdari began to bridge in 1420 (Sejong 2 years) and completed in 1483 (14 years).

Wikipedia: 살곶이다리 (KO)

56. Korean National Police Heritage Museum

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The National Police Museum (警察博物館) was opened on October 14, 2005 and is located at 162 Songwol-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul. It is a museum where you can learn about the history of the police at a glance through clothing and equipment, and you can experience the work of the police firsthand through various contents.

Wikipedia: 경찰박물관 (대한민국) (KO), Website

57. Hwangudan

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Hwangudan (Korean: 환구단) was a shrine complex that still partially stands in Jung District, Seoul, South Korea. The complex consisted of two main buildings: a coronation site and Hwanggungu. The coronation site was built in late 1897 and destroyed in 1913. Hwanggungu was built in 1899 and still stands today.

Wikipedia: Hwangudan (EN)

58. Gyeongbokgung (Palace)

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Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Built in 1395, it is located in northern Seoul, South Korea. The largest of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon dynasty, Gyeongbokgung served as the home of the royal family and the seat of government.

Wikipedia: Gyeongbokgung (EN)

59. Fortress Wall of Seoul (Hanyang City Wall)

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Fortress Wall of Seoul (Hanyang City Wall) 서울연구원 / CC BY 4.0

The Seoul City Wall or Hanyangdoseong is a defensive wall first built by the King Taejo of Joseon dynasty to defense downtown area of Joseon's capital city Hanseongbu (한성부). It is designated as Historic Site of South Korea in 1963, and currently a famous tourist attraction around the Downtown Seoul.

Wikipedia: Seoul City Wall (EN)

60. Site of the Heroic Deed of the Martyr Yi Jaemyeong

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Site of the Heroic Deed of the Martyr Yi Jaemyeong 황성신문 / PD

Lee Jae-young (October 16, 1887 – September 30, 1910) was an independent activist of the Korean Empire. I tried to defeat relaxation at the age of the terms, but after failure, arrested and sentenced to death and netered in the arrest. The name is Isu-gil and is Protestant. The main building is Jinan.

Wikipedia: 이재명 (1887년) (KO)

61. National Memorial of the Korean Provisional Government

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The National Memorial Hall of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea is a national memorial hall built on March 1, 2022 in Hyeonjeo-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, to commemorate the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea. Independence Neighborhood Park is located opposite.

Wikipedia: 국립대한민국임시정부기념관 (KO)

62. Bosingak Bell Pavilion

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The old Bosingak Dongjong (舊普信閣 銅鍾, English: Bosin-gak) was a bell made during the Joseon Dynasty and was used to ring the New Year's Eve bell at Bosingak in Jongno, Seoul until 1985. On January 21, 1963, it was designated as the second treasure of the Republic of Korea.

Wikipedia: 옛 보신각 동종 (KO)

63. Museum Kimchikan

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Museum Kimchikan, formerly Kimchi Field Museum, is a food museum in Insa-dong, Jongno District, Seoul, South Korea. It originally opened in 1986 as the first such museum in Korea, and has since moved locations twice. It focuses on kimchi: one of the staples of Korean cuisine.

Wikipedia: Museum Kimchikan (EN), Website

64. Ihwajang

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Ihwajang is a historic home in Jongno District, Seoul, South Korea. It is the former residence of the first President of South Korea, Syngman Rhee. It was designated a historic site of South Korea on April 28, 2009. It is open to visitors as a memorial hall to Rhee.

Wikipedia: Ihwajang (EN)

65. Cheong Wa Dae

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Cheong Wa Dae, also known as the Blue House in English, is a public park that formerly served as the presidential residence and the diplomatic reception halls of South Korea from 1948 to 2022. It is located in the Jongno district of the South Korean capital Seoul.

Wikipedia: Blue House (EN)

66. SU-100 Tank Destroyer (U.S.S.R.)

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The SU-100 is a Soviet tank destroyer armed with the D-10S 100 mm anti-tank gun in a casemate superstructure. It was used extensively during the last year of World War II and saw service for many years afterwards with the armies of Soviet allies around the world.

Wikipedia: SU-100 (EN)

67. Yi Jungu's House in Gahoe-dong

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Yi Jungu's House in Gahoe-dong

The Lee Joon-gu House (嘉會洞 李俊九 家屋) is a building during the Japanese colonial period located at Bukchon-ro 11-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul. On May 28, 1991, it was designated as the second cultural property of the Seoul Metropolitan Government.

Wikipedia: 가회동 이준구 가옥 (KO), Website

68. Galhangsa Three-story Stone Pagoda

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The Gimcheon Galhangsa Temple East-West Three-storied Stone Pagoda (金泉 葛項寺址 東·西 三層石塔) is a stone pagoda built during the Silla period. It was designated as National Treasure No. 99 of the Republic of Korea on December 20, 1962.

Wikipedia: 갈항사 삼층석탑 (KO)

69. Songpa Naru Park

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Seokchon Lake Park (Korean: 석촌호수공원) in Songpa District, Seoul, South Korea includes Seokchon Lake and Lotte World's Magic Island. The lake's area is 217,850 m2 (2,344,900 sq ft) and its average depth is about 4.5 meters (15 ft).

Wikipedia: Seokchon Lake Park (EN), Website

70. Palgakjeong Pavilion

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Tapgol Park Octagonal Pavilion (塔gol公園 八角亭) is a pavilion built along with Tapgol Park built by Brown in England. On September 11, 1989, it was designated as Tangible Cultural Property No. 73 by the Seoul Metropolitan Government

Wikipedia: 탑골공원 팔각정 (KO)

71. Postal Administration

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The General Post Office (郵政總局) was a government office in charge of postal services in the late Joseon Dynasty and can be said to be the first post office in the history of Korea. The building is designated as Historic Site No. 213.

Wikipedia: 우정총국 (KO)

72. Hyehwamun Gate

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Hyehwamun (Korean: 혜화문), also known as Northeast Gate, is one of the Eight Gates of Seoul in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, South Korea, which surrounded the city in the Joseon Dynasty. The gate is also known as Dongsomun.

Wikipedia: Hyehwamun (EN)

73. KM900 Light Armored Vehicle (Korea)

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KM900 Light Armored Vehicle (Korea) The original uploader was Stefab at Italian Wikipedia. / CC BY 2.5

The Fiat CM6614 is a 4x4 wheeled armoured personnel carrier developed as a joint venture between Fiat and Oto Melara of Italy. The hull is welded steel, and the vehicle is amphibious. The first prototype was built in 1972.

Wikipedia: Fiat 6614 (EN)

74. West Big Gate

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West Big Gate

Donuimun, sometimes called the West Gate or Seodaemun, was one of the Eight Gates of Seoul in Seoul, South Korea. The gate served as an opening to the Fortress Wall that surrounded the city during the Joseon period.

Wikipedia: Seodaemun (EN)

75. Bukchon Art Museum

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Bukchon Art Museum (Korean: 북촌미술관) is an art museum in Seoul, South Korea. It has 150 pieces of Korean modern art, 200 pieces of Chinese art, 2500 of old documents of Joseon dynasty in total of 2850.

Wikipedia: Bukchon Art Museum (EN)

76. Site of Mangwonjeong

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Site of Mangwonjeong 문화재청 / KOGL Type 1

The site of Mangwonjeong (望遠亭址) is a pavilion of the Joseon Dynasty located in Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul. On June 18, 1990, it was designated as Monument No. 9 by the Seoul Metropolitan Government.

Wikipedia: 망원정 (KO)

77. M56 Scorpion Self-Propelled Gun (U.S.A.)

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M56 Scorpion Self-Propelled Gun (U.S.A.)

The M56 "Scorpion" Self-Propelled Gun is an American unarmored, airmobile self-propelled tank destroyer, which was armed with a 90mm M54 gun with a simple blast shield, and an unprotected crew compartment.

Wikipedia: M56 Scorpion (EN)

78. Heonilleung

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Heoninneung is a burial ground from the Joseon dynasty, located in Seocho District, Seoul. This is where King Taejong and King Sunjo are entombed, along with their wives, Queen Wongyeong and Queen Sunwon.

Wikipedia: Heonilleung (EN), Website

79. Yakhyeon Catholic Church

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Yakhyeon Catholic Church (Korean: 약현성당) is historic church of the Jungnim-dong, Jung District, Seoul. The parish is a part of the Archdiocese of Seoul. The official name is Church of St. Joseph.

Wikipedia: Yakhyeon Catholic Church (EN), Website


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