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Jongmyo Shrine

A UNESCO World Heritage site in Seoul, dedicated as a Confucian shrine to honor the royal family of the Korean Joseon Dynasty.

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Jongmyo Shrine is a World Heritage Site located in Seoul, South Korea. It is one of the oldest and most well-preserved Confucian royal ancestral shrines in the world. The shrine was built during the Joseon Dynasty and is still used today for ancestral rites and ceremonies. Visitors to the shrine can explore the impressive architecture and learn more about the rich cultural history of Korea.

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