Joseon Dynasty

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

Connected Sites

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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
Seowon, Neo-Confucian Academies This serial property comprises nine seowon representing a type of Neo-Confucian academy of the Joseon Dynasty (15th – 19th centuries CE). - AB Evaluation


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