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Munmyo Confucian Shrine and Seonggyungwan National Academy

The current Seonggyungwan University in Seoul has a long history. Back in Joseon Dynasty, the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
D8490IValicec
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Hong Kong, China
The prettiest temple in Seoul

This is a much under-visited and atmospheric temple that is well worth your time. Really, I think... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2015
tombillinge
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 Aug 2016
“Munmyo Confucian Shrine and Seonggyungwan National Academy”
2 Apr 2015
“The prettiest temple in Seoul”
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

The current Seonggyungwan University in Seoul has a long history. Back in Joseon Dynasty, the highest national academy is this very monument. You can still see the seminar hall and the housing quarters for the students in ancient time. The giant ginko tree has been...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2015

This is a much under-visited and atmospheric temple that is well worth your time. Really, I think it is the best temple in Seoul. Situated in the grounds of Sungkyunkwan University, it is dedicated to Confucius. It is the main Confucian temple in Korea, in...More

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