philippe-lazaro:

And if you don’t know, now you know!

~

(Source: philippelazaro, via everything-japan-and-korea)

instagram:

Exploring the Art at Gamcheon Culture Village (감천문화마을)

For more photos and videos of the village’s art, explore the 감천문화마을 (Gamcheon Culture Village) location page.

Gamcheon Culture Village (감천문화마을) in South Korea is a small village filled with art and history. Located on a mountainside in southern Busan, locals often compare the village’s view of dense buildings to Greece’s Santorini, Peru’s Machu Picchu and even Lego blocks for its shape and colorfulness. Inside the village, narrow alleys spread throughout the city like a maze where people are likely to run into multi-colored buildings, quirky art installations and stylish galleries.

The village, also called Taegukdo Village, was founded in 1918 when thousands of people, many of them followers of the Taegukdo religion, fled to the war-free area of Busan. As a village settled by war refugees, it existed as one of the poorest areas in the region until very recently. In 2009, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched a project to preserve the village, turning it into the artistic community it is today. Now, the picturesque scenery the village provides is known to be a great place for photos, and many local and visiting Instagrammers alike come to document and share the art found all over the city.

(via lovesouthkorea)

fyeahkorea:
Daedong Sky Park at Night in Daejeon, South Korea

(Source: Flickr / theworldismycanvas)

The castle-like Seongsan Ilchulbong crater on Jeju Island, South Korea

(Source: photorator)

Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관) captures the traditional culture of Seoul. Vestiges from the prehistoric era to modern Seoul are on display (source)

(Source: lovesouthkorea)

Bibimbap

(Source: lovesouthkorea)

King Sejong Statue in Gwanghwamun - Seoul, Korea

(Source: lovesouthkorea)

Haeundae Beach - Busan, South Korea

(Source: 170391)

:P

(Source: daily-korean, via fyeahkorea)

photographs from 1895 to 1913 - Korea

(Source: deekeee, via gotkorea)

Unhyeongung Palace - Seoul, Korea

(Source: rjkoehler, via fyeahkorea)

Bibimbap

(Source: intensefoodcravings, via iheartkoreanfood)

Seen from Mt. Namsan’s Baekbeom Plaza - Seoul, Korea

(Source: rjkoehler, via flymetosouthkorea)

Geomeunyeo coast, Seogwipo - Jeju Island, KOREA

#제주 #거믄여해안경승지

(Source: young-kor)

Gyesan Road - Incheon, Gyesan Dong - Seoul, South Korea

(Source: jpegtherapy, via walkingseoul)