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The Treasures of King Muryeong at the Gongju National Museum

I walked over the hill from the tomb of King Muryeong of Baekje, in the present-day town of Gongju. As I’ve said before, Gongju was once Ungjin, the capital of the ancient Baekje kingdom, and the Baekje heritage of both … Continue reading

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Busosanseong: Where the Baekje Kingdom Fell

The town which is now called ‘Buyeo’ in Chungcheongnam Province was once known as ‘Sabi’, and it was the third – and final – capital of the Baekje Kingdom. The Korean peninsula had once been ruled by three kingdoms – … Continue reading

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