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Gwanghwamun Square
Top 20 in Can't Miss Attractions

852 Reviews
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: 172 Sejong-daero, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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This is a relatively lively place in Seoul, where you can see the special changing of the guard ceremony. Very interesting, you can also see the historical representative buildings of Korea

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Gwanghwamun Square was opened to the public with a totally new look. Gwanghwamun, with hundreds of years of history, located at downtown Seoul, is turned from a transportation hub into an entertainment center for citizens. It has the beautiful and majestic Bukhansan and Gyeongbokgung Palace, the ancient architectural complex, at its back. It connects Jongno Intersection and Cheonggye Square.
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