South Korea is a product of approximately 2000 years of historical events in religion, culture, language, and traditions. During those long years it produces a unique Korean identity that no one expected that will make a global change. We made a beautiful list of captured Korean colorful and meaningful cultures that will make us understand the legacy and history of a one of a kind Asian country.
Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea: a reenactment of the Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies that takes place every day except Tuesday. This ceremony is based on the task performed by the royal guards of Joseon Dynasty, all the way from 1469.
This is the Statue of King Sejong the Great, located at the Sejongno, Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul. King Sejong is the fourth and most respected king of the Joseon Dynasty and creator of Hangeul, Korea's alphabet!
When you visit the Gwanghwamun Square, you can go to the gallery near the statue that tells "The Story of King Sejong," featuring a variety of materials and artifacts portraying the life and achievements of the great man himself.
Korean women wearing their traditional dress Hanbok / Chosŏn-ot.
To this day, they are still being worn during traditional occasions such as special festivals, celebrations, and ceremonies. They even have an official ‘Hanbok Day’ that encourages people to wear it anywhere, even on the streets!
Lanterns featuring lotus and other traditional figures and objects representing people’s wishes will be hung on May 6–22, from 6 p.m. to midnight at Jogyesa Temple. The highlight of the three-day-long celebration is the Lotus Lantern Parade, which winds along Jongno Street from Dongdaemun Gate to Jogyesa Temple.
With thousands of participants, each carrying their own lantern, the parade becomes a river of light flowing through the heart of Seoul.
Jongno District, the face and heart of South Korea. A center for politics, economics, culture, and history.
Home of the famous palace such as Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace, Changgyeonggung and Unhyeon Palace. Most importantly, the current president's residence of South Korea Cheongwadae or The Blue House is located in here.