Gwanghwamun Plaza, also known as Gwanghwamun Square, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

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Gwanghwamun Plaza, also known as Gwanghwamun Square, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
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Gwanghwamun Plaza (Hangul: 광화문광장; Hanja: 光化門廣場, also known as Gwanghwamun Square) is a public open space on Sejongno, Jongno-gu in Seoul, South Korea. The plaza was opened on 1 August 2009 by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and is part of the City's plans for environmentally friendly renovation projects such as the Cheonggye Stream and Seoul Plaza. It is also of historical significant as the location of royal administrative buildings, known as Yukjo-geori or Street of Six Ministries and features statues of Admiral Yi Sun-sin of Joseon Dynasty and King Sejong the Great of Joseon.The goal of opening and reconstruction of this plaza is making the plaza as a historical and cultural place for citizen.
Location: Gwanghwamun Square, Sejong-daero, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea