597C Platform Skills      March 2, 2010   Sung Youn Kwon   suk225@psu.edu
Content What is Gyeonbokgung? History Palace Walls & Main Gates Main Buildings
Gyeongbokgung A royal palace located in northern Seoul, South Korea Constructed by the Joseon Dynasty in 1394 Reconstru...
History In 1394, constructed (the first king of Joseon Dynasty) In 1592-98, burnt down (Janpanese invasions), In 1867, ...
Walls & Gates    http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Palace Walls                            Palace walls in the 1920s
Walls & Gates                http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Gwanghwamun (The Main & South Gate)  Gwanghwamun in the 1900s  ...
Walls & Gates         http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Geonchunmun (The East Gate)                                       Geon...
Walls & Gates        http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Yeongchumun (The West Gate)                                      Yeongc...
Walls & Gates        http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Sinmumun (The North Gate)                                        Sinmumun
Buildings          http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Geunjeongjeon (The Throne Hall)       Geunjeongjeon                The th...
Buildings             http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Sajeongjeon, Sujeongjeon (Official Quarters)        Sajeongjeon       ...
Buildings         http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Gangnyeongjeon, Gyotaejeon (Living Quarters)       Gangnyeongjeon         ...
Buildings         http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Donggung (The Crown Prince’s Compound)       Donggung                     ...
Buildings           http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Gyeonghoeru, Hyangwonjeong (The Pavilion)      Gyeonghoeru              ...
Virtual Tours Layout **http://www.royalpalace.go.kr/html/eng/main/main.jsp Virtual Tours **http://www.royalpalace.go.kr/...
Closing “You can see as much as you know,  you can feel as much as you see.”                       - Yu, Hong Jun -
Four seasons of Gyeongbokgung
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Kyungbok Palace

  1. 1. 597C Platform Skills March 2, 2010 Sung Youn Kwon suk225@psu.edu
  2. 2. Content What is Gyeonbokgung? History Palace Walls & Main Gates Main Buildings
  3. 3. Gyeongbokgung A royal palace located in northern Seoul, South Korea Constructed by the Joseon Dynasty in 1394 Reconstructed in 1867 “Greatly Blessed by Heaven” Seoul
  4. 4. History In 1394, constructed (the first king of Joseon Dynasty) In 1592-98, burnt down (Janpanese invasions), In 1867, reconstructed (Daewongun) In 1895, left the palace (Emperor Gojong) ** The assassination of Empress Myeongseong (1895) In 1911-45, demolished (Japanese occupation) In 1950-53, destroyed again (Korean War) In 1989, 40-year initiative to rebuild In 2009, 40% of structures restored
  5. 5. Walls & Gates http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Palace Walls Palace walls in the 1920s
  6. 6. Walls & Gates http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Gwanghwamun (The Main & South Gate) Gwanghwamun in the 1900s Gwanghwamun in the 2000s
  7. 7. Walls & Gates http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Geonchunmun (The East Gate) Geonchunmun
  8. 8. Walls & Gates http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Yeongchumun (The West Gate) Yeongchumun
  9. 9. Walls & Gates http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Sinmumun (The North Gate) Sinmumun
  10. 10. Buildings http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Geunjeongjeon (The Throne Hall) Geunjeongjeon The throne inside Geunjeongjeon
  11. 11. Buildings http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Sajeongjeon, Sujeongjeon (Official Quarters) Sajeongjeon Sujeongjeon
  12. 12. Buildings http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Gangnyeongjeon, Gyotaejeon (Living Quarters) Gangnyeongjeon Gyotaejeon
  13. 13. Buildings http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Donggung (The Crown Prince’s Compound) Donggung Donggung Compound
  14. 14. Buildings http://www.royalpalace.go.kr Gyeonghoeru, Hyangwonjeong (The Pavilion) Gyeonghoeru Hyangwonjeong
  15. 15. Virtual Tours Layout **http://www.royalpalace.go.kr/html/eng/main/main.jsp Virtual Tours **http://www.royalpalace.go.kr/html/eng/preview/preview01_tab01.jsp?dep1=4 &dep2=1
  16. 16. Closing “You can see as much as you know, you can feel as much as you see.” - Yu, Hong Jun -
  17. 17. Four seasons of Gyeongbokgung

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