Hwaseong Fortress is one of the famous an iconic wall that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s been said that the fortress was part of King Jeongjo’s plan to move the capital away from Seoul. This is a little out of the way from Seoul. The palace within the walls is definitely worth a visit. Suwon is an easy train journey from Seoul. It is about an hour from the Myeongdong area. Suwon Hwaseong Fortress is an amazing sight. Walk through the walls of the fortress and enjoy!

Although only a fifth the size of Seoul, since the provincial legislative building for Gyeonggi-do is located here, the city is a hub of politics, economy, policy, and administration. The fortress walls of Suwon Hwaseong remain intact almost as the original form as it was constructed 200 years ago. The Suwoncheon River, which flowed through Buksumun watergate, still flows through the watergate, and the road network linking Paldalmun, Janganmun, Hwaseong Haenggung, and Changrongmun are still used as an important part of the road network of current Suwon city. It is also full of popular tourist attractions. Places like streets, museums, and other unique destinations are all nearby, making the city great for day trips to enjoy one's vacation. Let's take a look at some of the enticing attractions of Suwon, a city filled to the brim with both old and new.

 

Suwon Cultural Foundation Offical website:


www.swcf.or.kr

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