The National Treasures of South Korea are a numbered set of treasures, artifacts, sites, and buildings which are recognized by South Korea as having exceptional artistic, cultural heritage and historical value. Currently there are 315 National treasures. The Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea monitor, decide and protect the National Treasures. The treasures are numbered according to the order in which they were designated not according to their individual value.
On February 10th, 2008 National Treasure No. 1 was destroyed. Namdaemun Gate which was designated as the first National Treasure of Korea on December 20th, 1962 was destroyed by an arson attack.
I had the chance to view and picture National Treasure No. 107. It is located in the free museum at Ewha Womans University. Treasure 107 is a Jar with Grapevine Design in Underglaze Iron. It is from the Jeseon Period in the 18th century. It stands at a height of 53.3cm
How to get to Ewha Womans Museum:
Take line to Ewha Womans University station and leave exit 2 or 3 and continue walking straight until you reach the university.
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