Gwan-ga-jeong

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About the house      Gwan-ga-jeong is located at Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju-city, Gyeongsangbuk-do province. It was the residence of Son Jungdon (1463~1529), a government officer of the mid-Choseon Dynasty. The main building of this house consists of Sarang-chae (the outer section) and An-chae (the inner section) which are integrated into one structure enclosing a courtyard. Gwan-ga-jeong is a model of the traditional courtyard house of Korea in the middle of Choseon Dynasty.

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second gate seen from the main gate

The outer section (sarang-chae) that has decorative parapet.

wooden floor hall (daechong) of the outer section

second gate seen from the wooden floor hall of the inner section (an-chae)

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wooden floor hall of the inner section

view from the wooden floor hall of the outer section

view of the main gate from the wooden floor hall of the outer section

view to the wooden floor hall of the outer section

court privately enclosed