Jongmyo

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Jongmyo, main temple
Jongmyo, main temple. / daveonhols, / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
The oldest royal Confucian shrine with ancient traditions preserved since the 14th century. Main structure was built in 1394 (rebuilt after fire in 1608), when Seoul became capital. The main building is 95 m long.

Location, GPS coordinates:37.5746 N 126.9938 E
Categories:Buddhist shrines
Values:Architecture, Visual
Rating:3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located?Asia, South Korea, Seoul, Jongno District, east from the centre

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