Saturday, June 5, 2010

SOUTH KOREA - Jongmyo Shrine

"Jongmyo is the oldest and most authentic of the Confucian royal shrines to have been preserved. Dedicated to the forefathers of the Choson dynasty (1392–1910), the shrine has existed in its present form since the 16th century and houses tablets bearing the teachings of members of the former royal family. Ritual ceremonies linking music, song and dance still take place there, perpetuating a tradition that goes back to the 14th century." -

Thank you so much Joy for sending me this card! Glad you enjoyed your stay in Korea!

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