Sights and soul of South Korea Photography

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A collection of images highlighting the sights and soul of South Korea including lifestyle, its history and the heritage that attracts tourists year in and year out. Thirty images from Seoul, Jeju Island, Busan, Sunsheon and Malippo show casing the character and history of South Korea in different seasons



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1. Lantern Festival, Seoul, South Korea. The Lantern Festival is an annual festival (in November) held in Cheonggyecheon, Seoul

2. Presidential Guard, Seoul, South Korea. A Presidential Guard signs autographs for children outside the official residence of the South Korean President

3. Parliament Building, Seoul, South Korea. The National Assembly Proceeding Hall is the South Korean capitol building in Yeouido, Seoul.

4. Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea. The 'Prospering Virtue Palace' built between 1392 and 1897, known as the Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea in Summer

5. March 1st uprising in 1919 in Seoul, South Korea. Memorial to the activists of 1919 and the Korean Declaration of Independence

6. Dialogue depicted by two heads in the Olympic Park, Seoul. a monument to conversation and communication titled Dialogue depicting two heads in the Olympic Park in the capital of SOUTH KOREA, Seoul

7. Hands in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea. Hand sculpture below the GT Tower building in the Gangnam District of Seoul

8. Cycle path in Hangang Park, Seoul, South Korea. Tourists enjoy the scenic Hangang River on the purpose built cycle path and numerous outlets that hire bicycles

9. Seoul Forest, Seoul, South Korea. Cyclists make there way through Seoul Forest a recreational area opened in 2005, and free for all

10. Yeouido - Cherry Blossom celebrations, Seoul, South Korea. Bronze sculptures at Yeouido Hanging Park

11. Yeouido - Cherry Blossom celebrations, Seoul, South Korea. Delicate sakura blooms of the Cherry blossom from the 1,886 Korean cherry trees during April each year

12. Yeouido - Cherry Blossom celebrations, Seoul, South Korea. Street artists in Yeouido during the Cherry Blossom celebrations

13. Yeouido - Cherry Blossom celebrations, Seoul, South Korea. SamulNori traditional dancing during the years Cherry Blossom celebrations

14. Yeouido - Cherry Blossom celebrations, Seoul, South Korea. Colourful Fan Dance during the years Cherry Blossom celebrations

15. Flower Festival, Suncheon, South Korea. A young sibling looks on attentively to proceedings below at the Suncheon Bay Flower Festival, South Korea

16. Flower Festival, Suncheon, South Korea. Traditional Naganeupseong Folk Village containing examples of the old way of life, Suncheon

17. Flower Festival, Suncheon, South Korea. The spiral walk at the Suncheon Bay Flower Festival, South Korea

18. Hikers at Dobongsan Mountain, South Korea. Hikers resting and admiring the view in the Bukhansan National Park from Dobongsan, South Korea

19. Hikers at Dobongsan Mountain, South Korea. Hiking and admiring the view in the Bukhansan National Park from Dobongsan, South Korea

20. Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, Busan, South Korea. A Buddhist temple in Gijang-gun, Busan built in 1376 set on the seaside close to Haeundae Beach

21. Gold Dharma at Yonggungsa Temple, Busan, South Korea. Very large Golden Dharma at the 'Korean Dragon Palace Temple, Yonggungsa, Busan

22. Bulguksa Temple, Bomun Lake, Busan, South Korea. A representative relic of Gyeongju built in 528 and received recognition from UNESCO in 1995

23. Memorial at Imjingak, South Korea. A tribute tot he North South Korean war, the remains of the Han Joon-ki lie bullet riddled and rusting at Imjingak

24. Memorial at Imjingak, South Korea. Circle of national flags at Imjingak, Korean Demilitarized Zone on the South Korean side

25. Ceremonial Guards at Gyeonbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea. Tourists watch the changing of the guard in ceremonial clothing at Gyeonbokgung Palace.

26. Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea. The entrance to The 'Prospering Virtue Palace' built between 1392 and 1897, known as the Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea in Winter

27. Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea. The 'Prospering Virtue Palace' built between 1392 and 1897, known as the Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea in Winter

28. Lighthouse at Malippo, South Korea. Fishing next to the small red Lighthouse in Malippo, part of the Taean Haean National Park, South Korea

29. Conical shell sculpture, Jeju Island, South Korea. Conical Shell Sculpture in the Jusangjeolli Cliffs park on Jeju Isalnd, South Korea

30. Loveland, Jeju Island, South Korea. Sexy sculpture in Loveland a park dedicated to the theme of sex on Jeju Island, South Korea

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