A woman wearing a chima jeogori walked down the long corridor of Gyeongbokgung Palace

Woman with a Chima jeogori walking cloister

Shot at Gyeongbokgung, a former royal palace in Seoul, South Korea

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Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul is one of the royal palaces of the Yi Dynasty. A corridor surrounds the main hall, Geunjeongjeon. In the past, bureaucrats in hanbok (traditional Korean dress) would have hurried back and forth through these corridors, but nowadays, the only people walking around here are carefree tourists.

As I walked along, thinking about the past, a woman wearing a Chima-Chogori appeared in front of me. She was folding her parasol and talking on her cell phone. She looked busy. I rarely see people wearing Chima-Chogori when I walk around town, so I guessed that this woman must be an employee here.

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PHOTO DATA

No

2092

Shooting Date

Jun 2008

Posted On

October 11, 2008

Modified On

November 12, 2021

Place

Seoul, South Korea

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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