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"Korea's Spellbinding History"

Housed in the city's imposing Gyeongbokgung Palace, National Palace Museum of Korea has been a city landmark since the year 1908. Home to more than 40,000 treasures and antiques, it lures in history lovers with some riveting displays pertaining to royal life, architecture, music and art works of the era when dynasty rule was at its peak. The museum's first floor features collections related to literary works produced by Korean royals and other royal artifacts, such as the vintage cars which ferried King Sunjong. Second level has objects chronicling the daily affairs of the royal court, science, architecture and symbols used by the royals. Accessories and costumes adorned by the noble clan of Joseon Dynasty are also exhibited here. Korea's first ever automatic time-keeping device, called 'Jagyeokru' is presented in the basement exposition space. Ceremonial items and musical equipment from the colonial rule can also be witnessed at the basement archives.
12 Hyoja-ro, Seoul, South Korea, 03045
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"Korea's Spellbinding History"
Housed in the city's imposing Gyeongbokgung Palace, National Palace Museum of Korea has been a city landmark since the year 1908. Home to more than 40,000 treasures and antiques, it lures in history lovers with some riveting displays pertaining to royal life, architecture, music and art works of the era when dynasty rule was at its peak. The museum's first floor features collections related to literary works produced by Korean royals and other royal artifacts, such as the vintage cars which ferried King Sunjong. Second level has objects chronicling the daily affairs of the royal court, science, architecture and symbols used by the royals. Accessories and costumes adorned by the noble clan of Joseon Dynasty are also exhibited here. Korea's first ever automatic time-keeping device, called 'Jagyeokru' is presented in the basement exposition space. Ceremonial items and musical equipment from the colonial rule can also be witnessed at the basement archives.
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