The Peculiar Contrasts of Deoksugung Palace

Behold the bizarre awesomeness of palace guards marching past a Dunkin Donuts.

The changing of the guard at Deoksugung

The changing of the guard at Deoksugung

I took this photo during the changing of the guard at Deoksugung, which served as the main palace of the Great Han Empire (1897-1910). It is located in central Seoul. This is one of the many contrasts I’ve seen in South Korea.

The gate to Deoksugung

The gate to Deoksugung

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