The importance of Gwanghwamun


Gwanghwamun is the main gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace, the royal palace during one of the most important dynasty in Korean history, the Joseon Dynasty (1392 ~1897).As a symbol of protecting Korean from other’s invasions, Gwanghwamun always plays an important role for Korea even until now.


Therefore, besides for being the tourists’ attraction, as the important historical figure to Korean history, whenever Korean people want to express their political ideals to government, they come here, Gwanghwamun.


To come to Gwanghwamun, take subway to Gwanghwamun station,  located on Line 5, purple line.


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