Statue of Admiral Yi Sunshin
The 12:23 Fountain commemorates the victory of Admiral Yi Sunshin where he defeated 133 Japanese naval ships with only 12 ships of his own and winning 23 battles without a single defeat.
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Obligatory tourist shot with King Sejong the Great in the background.
Dear Ma, you look like the living wife of King Sejong. Hehe.
Man it was really sunny that day, I can't see my eyes! @_@
Guilty as charged! We got scolded by one of the Korean guards after taking this stolen shot of the US Embassy. Baka mamaya ipadala kami sa North Korea. Hehe. *peace*
Moving on.. we finally arrived at the gates of Gyeongbokgung. We didn't stayed that long though 'coz it was getting really hot that afternoon and we couldn't wait to have brunch.
Do not forget to check out the changing of the royal guards every hour from 10:00am-3:00pm.
Here's a panoramic shot of the palace facade.