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Changing of Guard Ceremony in Gwanghwamun Palace, Seoul, South Korea
The Changing of Guard Ceremony is a reenactment of how it the palace guards, divided into day and night shifts, during the Joseon Dynasty in South Korea. They guard the entrance gates of the primary royal palace where the king resided.
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