Unhyeon-gung

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Unyeon-gung is a hanok, Korean style house, that is located at 114-10 Unni-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul. It was the residence of Lee Ha-eung (1820~1898) who was the father of King Gojong, the 26th king of Joseon Dynasty. King Gojong was born in this hanok and lived there till the age of 12 when he came to the throne.

Unhyeon-gung consists of Norak-dang (the inner building), Noan-dang (the outer building), and Iro-dang (the separate building), which are connected by a long corridor. The former two buildings were rebuilt in 1864, and the last one was rebuilt in 1869.


Iro-dang

Iro-dang and the corridor to Norak-dang

Iro-dang