Korea’s National Treasure #1 repairs near completion (Easy to Learn Korean 79)

숭례문 Sungnyemun (also known as 남대문 Namdaemun)

79 Visiting Seoul 2

After being nearly destroyed in 2008 by an arsonist seeking revenge against the government, the gate will re-open to the public this April. They’ve rebuilt it using traditional methods and seem to have improved security around it as well. I’ve been waiting a long time to take visitors here again.

(Image taken after the scaffolding was removed, credit Korea Times)

Full story at the Korea Times.

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Easy to Learn Korean 538, 552 – Cold weather and staying warm

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Two articles on cold weather and staying warm.

552-Staying Warm538 - Feeling Cold

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