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Posted : 2013-08-21 19:26
Updated : 2013-08-21 19:26

English-language tour of Jeongneung due Aug. 31

Jeongneung in Seongbuk-dong, northern Seoul / Korea Times file

Seoul City will present an English-language tour of Jeong-neung in Seongbuk-gu, which is the tomb of Queen Sin-dok who was the beloved wife of Lee Seong-gye, founder-king of the Joseon Kingdom, at 4 p.m. on Aug. 31.

Jeong-neung is just beyond Seongbuk-dong but barely known and visited by Seoul citizens.

It is part of the 6th annual Seoul Open Week (www.seoulopenweek.com) festival.

The tour will be followed by a visit to the Heungcheonsa Temple, of which the mission was to take care of the tomb. At the temple, participants will be treated to a Kathak Dance by Manojaay from the Indian Cultural Center in Seoul.

For applications, visit the website, enter English page, proceed to program and apply.

For more information, call 011-9713-5895.

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