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Gyeongbokgung Palace 경복훙 - Seoul : A visit to the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul in August 2006. It was the primary palace of the Joseon Dynasty built by its founder, King Taejo in 1395. Destroyed by the Japanese in 1592, it was left in ruins for over 270 years. It was restored in 1868. However, when Korea was annexed by Japan in 1910, most of the 200 buildings were torn down leaving only a dozen or so. Since 1990 the palace has been extensively restored.

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A visit to the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul in August 2006. It was th ...

Updated: Aug 26, 2006 8:23am PST