The Statue of King Sejong the Great is a golden statue located on Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul near Gyeongbokgung Palace and Gwanghwamun Gate. This much respected fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty reigned from 1418 to 1450.
Sejong was responsible for the creation of Hangul, the Korean alphabet, and other advancements in science, military, art, and politics.
A passageway behind the statue leads to a museum known as the Story of King Sejong Exhibition Hall. Visitors to the museum can learn about the accomplishments of this this mighty king such as how he created Hangul and contributed in the development of Korea.
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