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Joseon Dynasty

Joseon (July 1392 - 1897) was a Korean sovereign state that lasted for approximately five centuries.

Connected Sites

  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex
  • Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks "The Depositories stand on granite padstones set on relatively 1ow foundations. These support Pillars topped by simple eaves brackets to support the hipped roofs, which are formed by common rafters and tiles on heavy beams. They are characteristic of early Choson (15th century) wooden architecture and reflect a beautiful harmony in layout, size, balance, and rhythm." - Nomination File
  • Hahoe and Yangdong
  • Hwaseong Fortress
  • Jongmyo Shrine
  • Namhansanseong emergency capital for the Joseon dynasty
  • Royal Joseon Tombs

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