This is the only remaining wall of a Jail that the Japanese built to imprison and torture some famous Korean nationalists. Koreans used the jail until 1967. It's now a museum (a must see).   The Bad Old Days
This is the National Assembly building (Kukhwe) on the Han River.
This is the Chultusan (literally 'mound of decapitated heads') memorial, where hundreds of Korean Roman Catholics were martyred on the order of Prince-Regent Taewongun in 1866. It's now a memorial and a museum of early Catholicism in Korea.
This is the Foreigner's Cemetary in Seoul. People of all different nationalities are buried here. One is reminded that Russians used to be active in Korea in the late 19th Century by fact that many of the graves are written in Cyrillic.
This is the Kunjong-jon, Throne Hall of Kyongbok Palace (the former Korean kings' palace).
Korean Photo Gallery
..behind the Throne Hall is the Kyonghoeru (Hall of Happy Meetings). It's a huge banquet hall rests on a giant stone island in the middle of a lotus lake.
...Further behind is the Hyangwonjong (Lotus Pavilion). It was behind this pavillion where Queen Min was murdered in 1895.
This is the Injongjon (Hall of Benevolent Government) in Changdok Palace. Like most of the other wooden structures you see on this page, its been burnt down and rebuilt a few times.
This is a gate called the Pinyangmun and the rear corridor of Myongjongjon (Hall of Government by Intelligence) in another palace called Changgyonggung
The Korean King (which one, I don't know) walking away from the Myongjongjon! Actually, I visited the palace the day one of the Korean TV networks was filming a 'docudrama'.
Some of the King's palace guards.

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