All posts tagged National Museum

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    2012, enter the Black Dragon
    January 7, 2012, No comments

    According to ancient folklore, the Emperor of the Heavens called upon 12 animals and told them he would hold a race to Heaven’s Gates and reward them in order. Although the ox was the most diligent and arrived early,…

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    National Science Museum in Daejeon
    October 20, 2011, No comments

    * This post is written by Magdalena Sieminska, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. National Science Museum had been established in 1945 in Seoul, but its location has been changed to Daejeon in 1990.…

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    Five Things to See in Seoul
    July 1, 2011, 1 Comment

    Lists are always popular, so I thought I’d start by giving a list response to the question I receive most often, “When I come to Seoul, what should I see?” To be perfectly honest, this is a loaded question. In my experience,…

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    The Stories of King Sejong and Admiral Yi
    January 21, 2011, 3 Comments

    Admiral Yi stands guard over Gwanghwamun Plaza The center of Seoul has a lot to offer: great food, historic locations, and fantastic museums. Many that visit this beacon of Asia spend their days at the National Museum,…