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If I am reviewing the square itself then I would say it's a concrete slab of open space surrounded by streets and buildings on all four sides. It's not as large as the one in Beijing but is still quite impressive in its hugeness. Yes, there are a couple of impressive statues
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Just down from the two large palaces you will find this quite interesting square in the center of the road containing a statue of King Joseon (sitting) and Admiral Yi Sun Shin on a Pedestal.The square also has some interesting potted trees.The Admiral was famous for his battles
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Just 10 years ago, this public square replaced 10 traffic lanes as part of various environmentally friendly renovations going on in Seoul. The big rectangle runs from Gwanghwamun Gate on the North to Sejongno Sageon intersection on the South. We walked its length from the
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The square is large with 2 huge statues of Korea's historical figures. And in the background you can see the mountain and the palace.
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A busy main road with a central area surrounded by a few civic buildings sums up the square. Not much to see except a couple of statues and lots of traffic. Leads up to Gyeongbokgung Palace and gate.
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