October 11, four Yonsei Global members and 4 international students headed to
Gyeongbokgung, the biggest and the oldest palace of the Joseon dynasty in
At 2 p.m. all participants
assembled at the main gate of Yonsei University in Shinchon. Then, we all moved
to the palace by bus. At first, we dropped into the Hanbok rental shop to
change ourselves for Korean traditional clothing with lovely accessories.
Inside the palace, we watched the marching ceremony of the gatekeepers. There
were a lot of visitors as it is known as one of the most famous tourist
attractions in Seoul. Then we walked around taking awesome photos and had fun
amusing conversations about cultural and language differences as well as the
daily lives in Korea.
All members became familiar
with each other quickly and decided to adjourn to Samcheong-dong, located on
the right side of the palace after finishing the tour of Gyeongbokgung to have
a glimpse into distinctive artisan shops and to rest up a little. On the way to
Samcheong-dong, we could see the harmony of tradition and modernity in
We took a small break there
eating delicious ice-cream together. The exterior of the ice cream parlor was
Hanok with exotic roof tiles. After that, we went back to Hanbok rental shop to
get back our bags and return the clothing. It was around 6 p.m., the ending
time of the activity. (4hrs of the activity in total) Therefore, we took a bus
to come back to Shinchon and say good-bye to each other.
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