A unique form of documentary heritage, the "Uigwe" is a collection of Royal Protocols of the over 500 year-long Joseon Dynasty (1392 - 1910), that both records and prescribes through prose and illustration the major ceremonies and rites of the royal family. Read more on the UNESCO Memory of the World website.

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Capital: Seoul
Region: Asia and the Pacific

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  • Route: Maritime