평화 – Peace

In a country that is still technically at war, 평화 (peace – 平和 in Chinese characters)  is naturally going to be an important concept. The word 평화 (peace) appears frequently in signs. Below are some examples:

This is 'Peace Pharmacy'. 약국 means pharmacy

Across the street, you can see 평화시장 (Peace Market), a famous fashion market in the Dongdaemun area.

시장 means market.

The photo below shows the side of a tourist bus of a company called 평화관광.

관광 means sightseeing.

This paper clip (크립) brand is named 평화.

평화크립: Peace Paper Clips are much more peaceful than staples

Other words which are geo-politically significant in Korea that appear frequently in signs are unity, independence, and peninsula.