Korean architecture
Korean architecture refers to the built environment of Korea from c. 30,000 BC to the present.
From a technical point of view, buildings are structured vertically and horizontally. A construction ...
Korean architecture - Wikipedia
A Walk Through Seoul's Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village
A walk through Seoul's Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village, including the sights and foods on offer.
Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea
Mark's photo essay of Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Hanok
Hanok is a term to describe Korean traditional houses. Korean architecture lends consideration to the positioning of the house in relation to its surroundings, with thought given to the land and seaso...
Hanok - Wikipedia
Iljumun
Iljumun is the first gate at the entrance to many Korean Buddhist temples. Called the "One-Pillar Gate", because when viewed from the side the gate appears to be supported by a single pillar.This symb...
Iljumun - Wikipedia
Dancheong
Dancheong (Korean: 단청) refers to Korean traditional decorative coloring on wooden buildings and artifacts for the purpose of style. It literally means "cinnabar and blue-green" in Korean. It is ba...
Dancheong - Wikipedia
Namsangol Hanok Village
Namsangol Hanok Village, also known as "A Village of Traditional Houses in the Namsan Valley", is a Korean village located in the area of Pil-dong neighborhood in Jung-gu, a central district of Seoul,...
Namsangol Hanok Village - Wikipedia
Yongdamjeong
Yongdamjeong (lit. Dragon Pool Pavilion) is a sacred place to Cheondoism, located on Mt. Gumi in Gajeong-ri, Hyeongok-myeon, Gyeongju, South Korea.
Cheondoism is an indigenous Korean religion that...
Ilsan Station
Ilsan Station is a station on the Gyeongui Line. It is the oldest station in the city of Goyang, and the old station - built in 1933, while under Japanese rule - was designated as a national cultural ...
Ilsan Station - Wikipedia
A Walk Through Seoul's Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village
A walk through Seoul's Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village, including the sights and foods on offer.
Sinchon Station (Gyeongui Line)
Sinchon Station is a station on the Gyeongui Line.
Sinchon Station (Gyeongui Line) - Wikipedia
Traditional Korean roof construction
Traditional Korean roof construction has traditionally used many kinds of natural materials. They are made of neowa (shingle), giwa (tiles), byeotjib (rice Straw), stone giwa (tiles), eoksae (eulalia)...
Traditional Korean roof construction - Wikipedia
Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea
Mark's photo essay of Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Wonju Station
Wonju Station is a railway station in the city of Wonju. It is on Jungang Line.
Wonju Station - Wikipedia
Anbang
Anbang (Korean: 안방, Hanja: 內房), also known as Anchae (Korean: 안채) is a room in a traditional Korean house (hanok) functioning as the space for the head women of a family. It is considered to be the sy...
Anbang - Wikipedia
Andong Station
Andong Station is a railway station on Jungang Line and formerly Gyeongbuk Line.
Andong Station - Wikipedia
Paldang Station
Paldang Station is a station on the Jungang Line, located in the city of Namyangju by the northern banks of the Han River. Although it is one of the older train stations in Korea (built prior to the 1...
Paldang Station - Wikipedia