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Interior of Hak-in Dang
Korea

This home, emulating palatial architecture, presents many grand details. The august front gate ensconced between two gatehouses on either side is something of a beauty. The outer men’s quarters, located immediately left from the front gate, are currently used as a tea salon. The main building lying straight ahead is fronted by an exquisitely landscaped garden with a small pond, surrounded by pine trees. The railroad layout building behind it has a long balcony running all along its length. At the leftmost end of this row of identically-shaped rooms is a tea room with a separate overhanging balcony.

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