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Changing Ceremony of the Royal Guard

Posted in 0.1% of Seoul with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 2, 2010 by Lydia

This is Changing Ceremony of the Royal Guard!

During the Joseon Dynasty period, a government office called Sumunjang was in charge of the gates of the palace. It was responsible for inspecting passers-by and keeping public order during the opening and closing ceremonies of the city gates.

And there are 7 program sequence of the changing ceremony of the royal guard- Granting a military password, Password check, First drum, Second drum, Third drum, Yepil(Announcement of the ending of the ceremony) and Patrol.

You can enjoy this show in front of Daehanmun, main gate of Deoksugung palace~

Green City, Green Life: Islands in Seoul

Posted in 0.1% of Seoul with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 25, 2010 by Lydia

There are many ecological parks and islands around Hangang, and this time, I’ll show you 2 major green islands: Yeouido and Seonnyudo!

Cherry-blossom festival in spring, Fantastic Fireworks, Beautiful fountains, Marathon race, Special concerts for citizens, Ecological park…… Yeouido has a lot of high-class services and stuffs, so it’s very good for family visits.

Also, Design of the Footbridge over the Branch is another attraction for you. Plus, The Floating Stage in this island, will let you enjoy your nice weekend in Seoul, too!

Water Purifier, Aquatic Plants, Ecological Playground, Design Seoul Gallary…… This park is also provide comfortable places to relax and reward your busy life in city, too.

Besides, This place is convenient to use Water Transprtations- like water taxi and cruise ship with spectacular sceneries of Hangang.