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Joseon Tongsinsa is on display at Busan Museum. 

 

Joseon Tongsinsa, the history of building peace and cultural exchanges between Korea and Japan between the 17th and 19th centuries, will be exhibited as official UNESCO-registered documents through Nov. 25 at Busan Museum. 

"Joseon Tongsinsa documents registered with UNESCO's Memory of the World," which are stored in both Korea and Japan, celebrates the museum's 40th anniversary as well as the one-year anniversary of the registration of Joseon Tongsinsa with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Sixty one cases with 115 Tongsinsa documents from 14 different institutes will be displayed at the exhibit. The Joseon Tongsinsa documents tell of 12 diplomatic missions dispatched to Japan across a more than 200-year span. Main exhibits include "Joseon King Credentials," "The Portrait of Hoshu Amenomori" and more.

-How to get there: Daeyeon Station (Metro line 2), exit 3. Turn left at the intersection, walk 10 minutes to the museum. Or, take bus 138 or 138-1 to Busan Cultural Center.