Tagged: Jongno-gu

Suseong-dong Valley, Seoul, Korea 0

A Landscape Revealed

At the foot of Mt. Inwang (인왕산수성동계곡) an interesting thing happened a few years ago. During demolition of the Ogin Sibeom Apartments in 2008, a scene...

Seoul, Korea: Gwangjang Market, Stuffed Squid 7

A Gwangjang Market Food Adventure

Gwangjang Market (광장시장) is not only one of my favorite places to shop, but it also has some amazingly delicious food as well. (This post...

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Sajik Park and Old Traditions

A traditional gate opened onto a path that surrounded a walled in space that sits on the southeastern side of Mt. Inwang. Finding a gate...

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Jogyesa Temple at Night

If you’re looking for the serenity and calm surroundings of most Buddhist temples set high up in the mountains outside of Seoul, Jogyesa Temple  (조계사)is not...