Image of Asia: A walk in the rain in Gwanghwamun Square

Image of Asia: A walk in the rain in Gwanghwamun Square

In this photo by Lee Jin-man, people hold umbrellas against the rain near the statue of the Chosun Dynasty's King Sejong in downtown Seoul, South Korea. The 15th century monarch is revered for overseeing the creation of the Hangul alphabet. The statue 6.2 meters (20 feet) high & weighing 20 tons is in the center of Gwanghwamun Square near a major royal palace & the presidential Blue House.

King Sejong

Source: “Associated Press”

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