Palace Reopens

SEOUL, South Korea -- The Unhyongung Palace here reopened after being closed for three years of restoration.

The palace was built during the Choson Dynasty and served as the private residence of Hyngson Taewongun, the father of King Kojong.

Unhyongung Palace consists of six buildings and an exhibition room with a display of articles used in the daily life of Taewongun and his family.

It is located next to Changdokkung Palace, about five minutes' walk from the Anguk Station of Subway Line 3.

According to the Korea National Tourism Organization, Seoul plans to reenact the 1866 wedding ceremony of the king and Queen Min at the palace during 1997. For details, call (800) TOUR-KOREA.

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