Gwangju Blog

Where Autumn is Beautiful, Pochung-sa

 


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Today’s post introduces Pochung-sa, where the autumn is flowing with its last glimpse.

Cold winter has come already right ahead in Korea.

It’s quite sad to feel the leaving autumn as the weather gets colder.

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Pochung-sa, the 7th monument of Gwangju city, is a shrine located in Wonsan-dong, Nam-gu.

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It is a memorial hall for five people including Ko Kyungmung,

who raised a civil army first in Southwest Korea and were killed in action

during Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1952.

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Isn’t the autumn of Pochung-sa so pretty?

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There are many families walking around due to yet warm weather of autumn.

Always, beautiful places like here reminds family and beloved people.

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The weather now is wintery cold, but it was cozy and warm just a couple of days earlier.

This picture shows the warmness of autumn just by looking at,

maybe because the autumn just left us.

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The harmony between blue sky and autumn leaves always gives beauty and calmness.

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Just by walking and looking around gives better feelings and restoration.

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Maybe the sentiments of autumn are still here,

as good feelings come out from autumn leaves and the scenery of Pochung-sa.

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Stepping on fallen ginkgo leaves makes crunchy sounds,

and gives autumn-ness feeling and calmness.

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Now, why don’t we let go of autumn?

Let’s visit Pochung-sa next autumn with family

and feel a calm season!

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