Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

 
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added on the 29th of September, 2010
Housed in three buildings, the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art is not just an architectural jewel but a unique gem of culture and art in the busy city of Seoul.


Exploring the permanent exhibitions enables you to have a glimpse on the evolution of art and Korean culture through the centuries. It is both an educational and an enjoyable experience. I liked it very much!

Address:
Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Price:
10.000 won ($8.75)

Opening Hours:
Every day (except Mondays) 10:30am until 6pm.

On the web:
http://leeum.samsungfoundation.org/eng/main.asp

 
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