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Gwangju museums

So, I went back to Gwangju the very next day. I wanted to go to some of the museums that were supposed to be very nice. They were, but the art museums were closed. It's one of the most important celebrations in the year for Korean people, so I wasn't too surprised.

In the museum, there were some crazy old ceramics that were found in a sunken ship, so they were preserved very well. In the folk museum, a whole bunch of dioramas and things explained the evolution of Korean culture.

Families were out and people were dressed up in traditional clothing. All the kids were out flying kites and playing with hoops in front of the folk museum.

Again, a good way to spend the holiday I think, just hanging out with real people doing real traditions. It was pretty memorable for me.

Gwanju National Museum

Gwanju National Museum


Kites outside the folk museum

Kites outside the folk museum


Kites

Kites


Kites

Kites


Me outside art gallery

Me outside art gallery


Black light Gwangju

Black light Gwangju


Funeral procession

Funeral procession


Me vs. fishing boat

Me vs. fishing boat


Farming mannequins

Farming mannequins


More mannequins

More mannequins


Playing in the entrance

Playing in the entrance


Old ceramics

Old ceramics


Old buddhas

Old buddhas


Me vs. buddha

Me vs. buddha


A jar coffin

A jar coffin


Neolithic people

Neolithic people


There is a river going down the stairs

There is a river going down the stairs

Posted by baixing 17:00 Archived in South Korea

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