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Seonjeongjeon area of Changdeokgung Palace
Seoul

Panorama under Bokdogak, a collonaded passageway that leads to Seonjeongjeon hall, in Changdeokgung palace, Seoul, South Korea. Seonjeongjeon was used by the king to discuss state affairs with government ministers and officials. The collonaded area surrounding the building was used for storage and as offices for clerks.

Seonjeongjeon was also used as a shrine for part of its life, holding the ancestral tablets of deceased kings and queens. The corridor is today the only remaining evidence of its function as a royal shrine.

The gate at the south is called Seonjeongmun.

Copyright: Dave kennard
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Uploaded: 13/11/2011
Updated: 01/09/2014
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Tags: asia; south korea; seoul; changdeokgung palace; seonjeongjeon; seonjeongmun; bokdogak; joseon
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