sunny Saturday afternoon of November 14th, four Yonsei Global members and three
exchange students gathered to visit the National Museum of Korea to explore the
rich legacy of Korean history. Before heading to the museum, we first filled
our hungry bellies with delightful chicken stew and its flavorful broth was the
as we got off our bus, the grand architecture of the museum mesmerized us right
away. There were in total three floors worth of exhibitions, beginning with a
medieval and early modern history of Korea and ending with World Art Gallery. A
single day was not enough to take a look at every artifact the museum has to
offer (it is known to have three hundred thirty thousand artifacts), but we
tried as hard as we can.
The most memorable collection included the works of Kim Hong-do, a prominent painter during the late Chosun dynasty, Buddhist sculptures, and beautiful calligraphies. The World Art Gallery on the third floor showcased diverse relics from all over the world. We also luckily watched a performance of Korean traditional dance hosted on the first floor.
Unfortunately, no photographs were allowed within the museum. After fruitful three hours, we completed the tour in front of the magnificent pond right outside the museum. The program concluded as we returned to the front gate of the University. It was an enriching experience where we could cultivate knowledge on the history of Korea.
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