Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Impressive ceramic collections at National Museum of Korea @ Seoul

National Museum of Korea houses a lot of artifacts in its premises. It is also among the most visited museum in the world. With more than 2 million visitors a year. The museum is huge and they have a lot of ceramic, artifacts and manuscript. The good thing is that the admission is free! This is a good museum to visit and yet its free. You only need to pay for the special exhibition. The museum contains over 220,000 pieces in its collection with about 13,000 pieces on display at one time.


Huge National Museum of Korea building.

Inside the museum.

Inside museum from second floor. Modern looking interior.

Water container. Its cute.

Ten-storey pagoda.

Traditional bag.

Another vase. Duck shape.

Variety of masks.

Korean vase.

This is not ash tray.

High in artistic value. Water pot.

Heater.

Joseon era king seating.

Weird looking vase.

A lot of Buddhist sculptures inside.

Pottery display.

They are proud to host G20 event in 2010. All Korean delegate tags are on display.

GPS/Coordinate: 37.523821, 126.980449
Address: 137 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
To go there you can take transportation as below:
Bus: (Blue) 502, (Green) 0213
Seoul Subway line 6: Ichon Station (Exit 2).
Seoul City tour bus: City circulation course (station. National Museum of Korea).

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