The Republic of Korea Pavilion may look rather small when viewed from a distance, but it is so attractive that when visitors get close they are pratically certain to look inside.
It is in ile Sainte-Hélène a mere step from the Metro station.
The pavilion is built entirely of wood and combines the classic beauty of traditional Korean architecture and the qualities of modern desing.
At its entrance a tower soars high towards the sky, and integral feature that symbilizes Korea's aspirations.
In the exhibition hall visitors meet the Korea of yesterday and today, land and people, growth and development. Special display are devoted to Korean art through more then 4,000 years.
A large and authentic model of the world's first iron-clad warship, designed by Amiral Yi Sun-Shin in 1595, is on display as weel as a replica of a 5th century Maitreya Buddha image, the master piece of the Sylla Dynasty (B.C. 57-A.D. 935) sculpure.
Manufactured goods of many kinds produced in Korea are on display, and an expert staff will be glad to answer questions.
( Document: Official Guide of l'Expo 67, Copyright 1967 by Maclean-Hunter Publishing Co. Ltd. )