Gyeongbok Palace’s gate and haechi statue standing guard. Gyeongbokgung and many other traditional parts of Seoul have remained true to their roots even after several phases of remodeling. Check out 14 images of Seoul before and after and see how similar or stark some of the changes have been over the years.

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An eclectic soul with a diverse background, Rob has lived in Korea for the past 5 years. An avid interest in Korean culture, high-quality media, and content led him to co-founding SeoulSync. On his down time he plays ball, visits museums, explores new places, and shoots. These days, he channels his photography into the @seoulsync IG and his own personal @rlvism account.