Buam-dong, Seoul

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Buam-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 부암동
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanisation Bu am dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Pu am tong
Kintra Sooth Korea
Aurie
 • Total 2.27 km2 (0.88 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Tot 13,300
 • Density 5,900/km2 (15,000/sq mi)

Buam-dong is a dong, neebourheid o Jongno-gu in Seoul, Sooth Korea.[1]

Attraction[eedit | eedit soorce]

A bronze statue o Choi Gyu-sik (최규식) is locatit on Jahamun (Jaha Gate) hill near the Buam-dong residential service office. Choi wis a chief o the Jongno polis station an killed in the line o duty when North Korean spies tree'd tae penetrate intae Cheongwadae, Sooth Korean presidential office an residence in 1968.

Anither attraction tae Buom-dong is the Changuimun Gate, itherwise kent as the Northeast Gate o the Fortress Waw o Seoul. Changuimun is ane of the Aicht Gates o Seoul; an its gatehoose is the auldest amang the “Fower Smaw Gates” (사소문).

The aurie is hame tae a 42 year-auld store, Dongyang Bangagan, that sells Tteok, tradeetional rice cakes. It grinds rice tae mak it at hame an sells mony different varieties, as well as saisonal specialties.[2]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "부암동 (Buam-dong 付岩洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  2. Seo, Ji-eun (2 May 2011). "Rice cakes that take you back to the old days". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 

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Coordinates: 37°35′31″N 126°57′50″E / 37.592°N 126.964°E / 37.592; 126.964