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Hwaseong Haenggung Courtyard
Korea

This is Hwaseong Haenggung palace.

Haenggung means 'shelter' where a King rested or retired from a war. Hwaseong Haenggung is the biggest one of these shelters.

This is the temporary palace where King Jeongjo stayed at the time of Wonhaeng (a long journey) and also where he held a feast on his mother's 60th birthday and other events.
Also, the Jangyongyeong guarding ceremony is held at the front gate every Sunday from April to October.

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