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Jagyeongjeon, the residence of Queen Dowager Jo
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Jagyeongjeon was the residence of Queen Dowager Jo, the mother of King Heonjong, 24th monarch of the Joseon Dynasty. Jagyeong means 'whish for much happiness for senior royal ladies' - the king's mother and grandmother.

The original structure was destroyed twice by fire, and the existing complex was built in 1888. Of all the living quarters in Gyeongbokgung, this is the only structure dating to the Joseon period.

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