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King’s Wedding in 경복궁(Gyeongbok Palace)

Hi, 현우 here.

Did you all have a nice weekend?
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I went to 경복궁 (Gyeongbok Palace)  with Michael, also a listener to KoreanClass101, who was with visiting from New Zealand for a few days before he starts studying in Korea next year, and also some other friends of mine.


We went to 용산 in the morning to see what’s new at the electronics market and then went to 경복궁 where we were supposed to meet up with my other friends. And we were REALLY lukcy - not only had the rain stopped just a few minutes before we entered the palace, but also this fantastic re-enactment of the wedding of 숙종임금 (King Sukjong: 1661 ~ 1720) and 인현왕후 (Queen Inhyeon: 1667 ~ 1701).


And here’s the video!

(It might be better if you watched it in high quality by clicking on the video and clicking on the ‘high quality’ button.)
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Two funny facts - 1) even the cameramen are dressed in the traditional costumes. 2) look what they are using to balance the weight of the camera.


Michael ↑

and me ↓


And actually the first guard behind me was chewing gum!
And some of the food that we ate ↓

(Clockwise from left-top: (1) 비빔밥 (2) 파전 (3) 불고기 정식 (4) 돌솥비빔밥)

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