🚀 Start! Mission:

1️⃣ Quiz Time: During the Japanese occupation of Korea, the “Government-General of Korea” building was constructed as a symbol of Japan’s dominance. Where was this building prominently located?

a) Next to Changdeok Palace

b) Within the grounds of Gyeongbok Palace

c) Beside the Han River

d) Near Bukchon Hanok Village

2️⃣ Share and Flaunt: Post your guess on your IG/TikTok story and sprinkle in a tag for @kimchimaninseoul.

3️⃣ On the Move: Get your feet moving to spot 1!


Spot 1: Historical site

📍 Address: 서울 중구 세종대로 40/40 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul

📸 Mission: Capture the site’s elegance and share on IG/TikTok. Don’t forget to tag @kimchimaninseoul.


Spot 2: Your destination lies in the answer to this historical riddle.

🔍 Mission: Decode the riddle and discover your next location.

Hint to Next Location: Among the five major palaces of the Joseon Dynasty, which one, known as the ‘서궐(西闕)’ or western palace, faced significant destruction before the Japanese occupation? This palace also experienced further damage due to various constructions by the Seoul Metropolitan Government on its premises. Can you identify this historical gem?

1️⃣ 📍 Once you’ve identified the palace, head there.

2️⃣ Upon arriving at the main entrance, capture a memorable selfie.

3️⃣ Share your selfie and tag @kimchimaninseoul on your IG/TikTok story or post.

4️⃣ Look out for Kimchiman at the location, who will hand over your next clue leading to spots 3 and 4.

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