Gwanghwamun Gate

Gwanghwamun is the main and largest gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace, in Jongno-gu, , . It is located at a three-way intersection at the northern end of Sejongno.

Landmarks in the Area

The Central Government Complex, Sejong-no , Korea, is an area of office developments which are home to several Korean government agencies. is situated 200 meters southwest of Gwanghwamun Gate.

The Embassy of the United States in Seoul is the embassy of the United States in the , in the capital city of . is situated 320 meters south of Gwanghwamun Gate. Photo: Meniscus, CC0.

Work of art
The Statue of Peace, also often called Sonyeosang in Korean pronunciation or Comfort Woman Statue… is situated 330 meters east of Gwanghwamun Gate. Photo: YunHo LEE, CC0.

An armillary sphere is a model of objects in the sky, consisting of a spherical framework of rings… is situated 370 meters south of Gwanghwamun Gate.

Localities in the Area

Cheongjin-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , .

Anguk-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , . Photo: Lawinc82, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mugyo-dong is a legal dong, or neighbourhood of the Jung-gu district in , and governed by its administrative dong, .

Insa-dong is a dong, or neighborhood of the Jongno-gu district of .

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