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Korean Historic SitesBattle of Bukcheon 1592 - Sangju, Korea

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Here on the north bank of the Bukcheon River in present town of Sangju, one of the early battles was fought with the invading Japanese who were ultimately repulsed in a decisive naval battle on the south coast.

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location: Gyeongsang buk do, Korea

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesJindo Nandong-ri Ssangungyo and Danungyo (진도 남동리 쌍운교 및 만우교) - Jindo, Korea

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This Cultural Property consists of two small stone bridges near the Historic Site of the Namdoseokseong Fortress on Jindo Island on Korea's scenic southern coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Jeolla nam do, Korea

date approved: 1/11/2013

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesNamdoseokseong (남도석성) - Jindo, Korea

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This historic fortress probably dates from the 15th century built as a defense against Japanese pirates. It has been well preserved and encloses as living village with many of the old buildings and walls freely open to the public.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Jeolla nam do, Korea

date approved: 1/11/2013

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesWindbreak Pine Tree Forest in Shongho-ri (Monument No. 142)

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This stand of over 600 black pine trees is found along several kilometers of straight sand beach in thd small village of Songho, on the Haenam Peninsula, near the southernmost point on the Korean mainland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Jeolla nam do, Korea

date approved: 6/19/2012

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesVisiting Site for Swan (백조도래지) - Jindo, Korea

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This is an area on the island of Jindo where migrating swans gather in the winter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Jeolla nam do, Korea

date approved: 5/24/2012

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesSite of Home of Kim Okgyun - Gwangjeong-ri, Korea

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Although there are no longer any buildings here, this site has been preserved out of historical interest for this revolutionist. Kim Okgyun who was born here, and was eventually assassinated while in route to Shanghai.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong nam do, Korea

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesDaejeon Cultural Property 44 - Evangelist's Village (오정동 선교사촌) - Daejeon, Korea

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This historic site, on the campus of Hannam University, preserves the original housing compound of Dr. William A. Linton and fellow missionaries who founded this school in 1956. They were built as western style houses with traditional Korean roofs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Chungcheong nam do, Korea

date approved: 4/23/2012

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesNational Treasure 288: Jeondong Catholic Church - Jeonju

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Jeondong Catholic Church was built 1908-1914 by French Father Xavier Baudonet on the site of the first Korean martyrs in 1781, and the martyrdom of Bishop Yu Hang-gom in 1801. This Romanesque building Korea National Treasure No. 288

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 9/5/2009

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesHistoric Site 257: Unhyeongung - Seoul, Korea

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Now surrounded by the great city of Seoul, Unhyeongung (small palace) was the home of young Gojong who later became Emperor in the Joseon Dynasty. Some parts of the palace grounds date from the 1300's with major additions in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: never

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Korean Historic SitesHistoric Site 258: Seoul Railroad Station - Seoul, Korea

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Seoul Station was completed in 1925 by the occupying Japanese Imperial Forces, during the years of brutal oppression. Tsukamoto Yasushi also designed Tokyo Station, which this resembles. A new, modern station is adjacent, and this will be a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 6/26/2009

last visited: 1/22/2014

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Korean Historic SitesNational Treasure 2: Wongaksa Pagoda - Seoul

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Wongaksa Pagoda is a fabulous ten-storied stone pagoda, was originally at Gyeongbokgung Palace, but now located in Seoul's Tapgol Park, enclosed in thick protective shielding. It dates from 1467 as one of the finest example of Joeson era pagoda art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 6/14/2009

last visited: 8/9/2012

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Korean Historic SitesNational Treasure 1: Sungnyemun - Seoul

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Sungnyemun, officially, or Namdaemun commonly, is National Treasure 1. Built in 1398, it was one of three gates in Seoul's protective wall. On Feb. 10, 2008, the two-tiered wooden gate house was destroyed by arson, and is now under reconstruction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 6/14/2009

last visited: 1/22/2014

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