Taekwondo, one of Korea's national martial arts, has been gaining international recognition in recent years. At the ... More
(Kukkiwon) Taekwondo Memorial Hall
Taekwondo, one of Korea's national martial arts, has been gaining international recognition in recent years. At the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics, it debuted as a medal sport. Come here to learn more about the history and significance of this martial art. Around 3,000 items relating to Taekwondo are on display, including trophies from international and national meets, uniforms, medals, newspaper articles, pendants, victory flags, and written tributes. Admission is free.
Located in downtown Seoul, across from City Hall, this palace was built as the main residence for the kings of
the early Chosun Dynasty. Among all the palaces in Seoul, this palace exhibits the first Western style building, Sokjojon, ...
The War Memorial of Korea is one of the biggest war museums in the world. Visitors can enjoy two exhibition
areas: one indoors and the other outdoors. With all the different displays, visitors will almost feel like they had ...
This memorial hall was built in honor of the great King Sejong, who reigned in the 15th century. His achievements
in the fields of music, science, and the Korean writing system are celebrated here. The museum features traditional musical ...