The Most Beautiful Place in The Most Beautiful Garden.

in travel •  9 months ago

The most awesome place in Garden was where we stopped by at first. I already had posted one part, the pond and the island, on them in last posting.


This place was so beautiful, because every things and facilities were harmonized and balanced.
The pond and the island was located in the center and the pavilions and the official building were arranged around the pond and the island.



In this posting, let me introduce the buildings and pavilions.

This building could be said the main theme of this posting.
Two story wooden building was a library of King.
In Choson Dynasty, King must be a Confucian Scholar. So the prince had to study very hard.
King often wrote the books.



In the King of Jeong Jo, he ordered to establish the library for king himself and the academy for young officials. And King named it ‘Kyu Jang Kak’

King Jeong Jo had reigned 1776 - 1800.

This Kyu Jang Kak had played very important role in the reign of King Jeong Jo.
He had taught the young officials and appointed them to the important place.

He’d like to reign his country according to the ideals of Confucian philosophy, for implementing his project the academy was essential. In fact the officials had been trained in the Kyu Jang Kak had played the role of king’ supporter.

Thanks to the Kyu Jang Kak, Korea became the one of the country having the most materials and books in the world in 14 - 19 century. These books and materials were moved to Seoul National University. Now these materials and books were translated from Chinese letter to Korean. The period for the translation is to be said for more than hundred years.

King Jeong Jo did his best to cultivate the young officials, so he established ‘Kyu Jang Kak’ in the best place in the Garden.
According to story, King Jeong Jo had banished some officials who could not solve his question to the island in the pond.


There was a wall of bamboo in front of Kyu Jang Kak. Bamboo wall shows how they thought the harmony with Nature important.


There were three gate in the wall. Only king could use the main gate, other officials used small gate side of the main gate.


The other side of Kyu Jang Kak, there was a pavilion had been used for kings healing place.
King sometimes enjoyed fishing on the pond.



Kings family had took a rest around the pond, this was a place for kings family.



All of these buildings and the pond and the island composed the best place in the Garden.

With the death of King Jeong Jo, Kyu Jang Kak was dismissed by the old officials who hated King’s reformation.

After death of King Jeong Jo, Choson Dynasty lost it’s internal dynamics and power to overcome the threat from outside.

So this place was not only the most beautiful place but also the last place of dynasty’s glory.

I could not take enough photos due to the schedule by the guide. We needed to finish walking around the garden in One hour.

(Another posting on the Garden to be continued)

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Garden that harmonizes with nature without damaging nature
I think it is a proud Korean culture that never lingers anywhere in the world.
I have not seen all the gardens of the world, but in my opinion it is certainly one of the best gardens in the world.


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Absolutely gorgeous. I would love to go see it one day.


"So this place was not only the most beautiful place but also the last place of dynasty’s glory"...this statement made me read the post again and made me appreciate such beauty nature is to man. Looking forward to the next post on this.


It is as historical as it is beautiful.


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i love the way asians generally are able to preserve and maintain every bit of their tradition, the architecture, fashion, food,basically everything.

i love how each part of the garden has a story and history nehind it.
so beautiful


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Absolutely agreed.
Each culture has it's value.
What we need to do is understanding for the different culture.
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Sweet looking image and I wish one day I may get to visit Korea myself.. Thanks for sharing


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I would love to visit this beautiful garden someday, am so much in love with nature

Thank you for posting @slowwalker, nim.

Lovely photographs and story of this very harmonious royal setting. A very beautiful and tranquil place indeed. To imagine the finery....the pomp ....the formalities was a delight.

Confucian philosophy is full of it not?

If you desire a hot cup of tea...begin one perhaps.

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Indeed. I can only imagine being able to spend my mornings in deep thought in such a beautiful place. Mesmerizing.

when man allies himself with nature he makes very beautiful things ...

Beautiful pictures. Great camera work.

very nice place... looks so soothing...

It's a bold statement but it's indeed the best place I've ever seen! I hope i can visit it someday.

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Wow, is that real? It reminded me of a scene from the movie "What dreams may come"


Looks very nice. Looks like a Ninja training center.

Very beautiful! I can imagine how beautiful it is in the spring, when everything comes to life. The architecture is unusual.

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“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.”
― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

these things look really interesting!

Love traditional Asian architecture

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Beautiful place and good photography.


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So beautiful garden!!! I loveit

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The place has nice feng shui.

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So beautiful! I would love to meditate in a garden like this someday

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Thank you as always


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This is rich history! Wow! Totally love the entrance where the king passes through the big one while others use the small ones. It is so exciting to have you bring this to our notice. Learning about culture and history makes us appreciate each man's journey and helps us to be mild in judgement.


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Amazing this photography....i like this traveling..i wait your next post.

I studied the story of Kyu Jang Kak again properly. Thank you for always giving us a lot of information and knowledge.


Thank you for reading

Just awesome.

how beautiful the pavillions are !learn about the history of that time, thanks for your hard work.


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Just awesome

A very beautiful garden like in heaven, I like your posts friends ,,
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Wow.. What a beautiful sight to behold. 😍

posting a good and inspiring, I so want to trevelling as in the photo you post.ingin really come travel to the place@slowwalker@pengenkaya


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this is wounderfull garden one of in koreya.i have never seen such a beautyfull garden in koreya like this

Beatifull place. I want to visit to get there.

This history is interesting! Findings are good, so beautiful and attractive, i really need to get a full history of this and mostly i desire to visit such a library and such historical places to get more information but it seem very expensive to me.


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It is a historic building that embodies the architectural culture of the 18th century, especially the garden design, it's one of the best gardens in the world


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Awesome place for traveling, this is now my travel bucket list.

Very happy and cheerful that the conditions of the garden are good. What a beautiful experience it must be to visit such a place like this.


Yes, it was really nice to walk around the Garden

I have visited a long time ago.
The natural beauty embodied in the garden is beautiful.
However, it is unfortunate that the Chosun dynasty gives a feeling that it is too static.
The change of nature is trapped in the arrangement around the pond.
It is not justified that it is easy to describe past history.
But it is also a pity to think of history.
Thank you.


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Beautiful posts.

sounds such a unique place, so natural and so beautiful !! Loved those awesome #PHOTOGRAPHS and trees there. Thanks for sharing this on #steemit.


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Very nic posts.

It is absolutely beautiful, I love the oriental buildings everything is in harmony.

I really need to visit korea on november, got my plane ticket already, wish me luck it'll push through. What a beautiful sightseeing


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I am writing a book as well !!! Seems like I was a king in my previous birth :p Hehehe

Nice place and a cool post !!


the building is very sturdy and amazingly beautiful. from the time of the king dynasty until now these buildings seemed to take us in that century.

yeah, it is a decent place to visit

Life on earth would feel better if every garden was like this

I love your pictures, beautiful gardens.

quality photos and posts

every place has a story, this island is full of korean mystery!

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No problem.
My English is also poor


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I really appreciate the way you have described all about it in pictures along with the text as well. Awesome!

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This is a beautiful place,

Seems you travel alot.
You must be an explorer, come to my side of the country dear


Thank you for your invitation.
I'd like to

being in the park is the best thing to fill new inspiration :)

Good job.

Korea is not about the culture alone, the beauty of nature there is also amazing, friendly people, as well as other unique things make korea so special, many excess korea that is not owned by other country


culture and history is a result of mutual influence in my guess

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It is beautiful... And historical place too...

indeed its a very beautiful garden.
i will visit it one day to fulfill my wish of seeing it.
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Wow how nice garden I like this place
Its really nice and beautiful garden ...
Thanks for sharing your great post (3).jpg


Thank you for posting

Lovely photos. Interesting architecture of houses.


Thank you

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Thank you.
I really would like to visit Iran.

So much history engraved on these walls, rich architecture.
fuses mind and body.

So Beautiful, what a neat history!

I really love to live their but it would be more horror in the night :D


Don't worry.
If you stay, there would be so much night watcher outside

garden is the best nature place. nature very important to us. ... Thanks your post very good.


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Great places with wonderful photography! Great photography!

i pray hope to go there place... inn sya allah.

Good post.

negeri sakura (jepang).

the way you described those places really great, you should be a writer, thanks for sharing your journey

It's so beautiful.

The architecture is very impressive. When we watch movies from this your part of the world, we are able to see the insides.

I am especially fond of the low tables.

Thank you for bringing history class on Steemit today.

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Very nice my Respekt for the photos

The roof is so beautiful. Dope architecture

I really like this history. thank you

wow amazin photo

It is the perfect place to live for me. I hope one day I will move there and buy little house.

Can't wait for the day I go to Seoul again and then I write a travel post on it for ya!