Date: June, 6th 2013(Memorial Day) 9am.~ 3pm.
Under the auspices of Ministry of Patriots and Veterans affairs, Cultural Heritage Administration,
Korea Tourism Organizaion this year, "love Country and palaces walkathon", which is organized by
the Daily Focus, marked the 6th year festival. This event became the top 'one-day cultural
festival' where you can share the history and traditional culture, which has been protected by the
sacrifice and loyalty of patriots, with your loved ones, away from the complicated urban life on
the Memorial Day.
The walkathon around Gyeongbokgung Palace, the royal palace of Joseon Dynasty; Changdeokgung
Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage; and Changgyeonggung Palace, with the story of Yeongjo and Crown
Prince Sado, will receive more attention and support as a festival where you can enjoy the beauty
of the palaces and unique pleasure.
Walking is a new, emerging cultural keyword of this era. In a time of constant competition, enjoy
the opportunity to take a relaxed walk, appreciate the architecture of old palaces, and look after
your health as well.
We hope you will find the peace and unforgettable memory in life through the "love Country and
palaces walkathon", a walking festival that is based on both love for the traditional palace and
cultural heritage and health in daily life, away from the insipid urban life.
For more information you could contact http://www.hiwalking.co.kr website.