Friday, September 5, 2008

Seoul, South Korea

Today i received another new country...South now we have a round number of 80 countries in the collection...100 seems so far away....

Ch'angdokkung was constructed in 1405 as an auxiliary palace to Kyongbokkung Palace. However, it became the main palace for the 15th king of the Choson Dynasty. In 1997, the Ch'angdokkung palace was added to UNESCO's prestigious World Heritage List. It is best known for the Secret Garden, or Piwon, which comprises of 78 acres of gardens superbly landscaped with pavilions, ponds, and wooded areas.

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