Omokdae and More

By greenteapanda

April 16, 2008

Category: Travel

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The architecture in Omokdae is similar to the Korean architecture elsewhere, but it is nice to see the culture be preserved. There was a bit of construction going on in the old town to restore places to the way they were.
 
Still, I noticed one very modern building in the middle of it all. Kaesong in North Korea remains the best place to go to see the old village not surrounded or infiltrated by modern Korean architecture.

A lot of the places are private, but talk to the people, and you might just be able to go in.

Of note, a place where tourists and regular Koreans cannot walk. In fact, I don’t think anybody can walk there now, since Korea doesn’t have a king. I am not sure the president quite fits the bill:

… and some more traditional pieces of culture in the old town…

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