Oh MY.. Namdaemun gate is on fire… (pics)

I’m watching the live on MBC (www.gnmbc.co.kr). Now it’s completely gone..

This is kinda shocking. FYI, the Namdaemun gate is literary the number 1 South Korean Treasure and simbol of seoul.

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[update] news clip
http://www.tagstory.com/video/video_post.aspx?media_id=V000156390

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Namdaemun gate

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Namdaemun gate

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and now…

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It used to look like these

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Before Japan(above)

During Japan(below)

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During Japan

During Japan

1930

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1) Korea under China
2) Korea under Japan
3) Korea under the U.S.

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Recent years

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2 thoughts on “Oh MY.. Namdaemun gate is on fire… (pics)

  1. i used to marvel at how koreans could burn just about anything. from mounds of rice husk to mounds of office chairs, the koreans in my town set these ablaze for warmth or to save the expense of carting them away. now this landmark.

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