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You have to visit this place if you come to South Korea. While most of the tourists go to Namsan Tower or Lotte Tower, you just need to climb up to this fortress to see the beauty of the city. Perfect place for a solo...More
We walked along a section of the city wall in Namsan park, from the top of Namsan down to Myeongdong. The wall is beautiful and interesting, it's inspiring to see the effort that has gone into preservation and reconstruction. Would love to go back to...More
I finally accomplished my goal to follow the entire city wall trail in one day. If you do this, start early and bring plenty of water and snacks because there are not many places to get drinking water, especially on the northern and toughest part...More
We walked around half of Seoul's city wall and spent a fantastic day doing so. The only reason we didn't do more, was the fact that my husband wore the wrong shoes.
It was a beautifully sunny day and the views over the city were...More
This is an amazing city walls built around the old Seoul(Hanyang) in Joseon Dynasty. Even though most parts have been rebuilt over several decades, it's fun to visit.
- Koreans at that time used to talk a walk and enjoy the view of city walls....More
Seoul City Wall (also called Hanyangdoseong) is an 18 km structure surrounding the city. Much of the wall has been preserved or rebuilt but there are sections that are absent. My wife and I hiked along the wall from the Heunginjimun (East) Gate in Dondaemun...More
Construction of the stone city wall (Hanyangdoseong) began in 1394, designed to protect the city, much of the wall was built on the ridges of the surrounding mountains, when complete the wall measured 18627 metres long, varying in height from five to eight metres. Today...More
The City Wall of Seoul has a fascinating story. If you are hiker, you can hike along this wall for most of the way, yet some parts are off limit. A museum was dedicated to this wall and it walks you through the centuries. Dongdeamun...More
Walking the City Wall is a great way to see how modern Seoul is becoming and experience flashes of the past at the same time! Depending on how much time you have, you can choose a short and easy 1 hour route, or a harder...More