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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank byeollotravel
Reviewed 5 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 6 October 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Hannah75
Reviewed 5 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 590jhl
Reviewed 4 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank traveler54601
Reviewed 23 July 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PedroJapan
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

It's great to view of the city and nature. The locations so near from JW Mariot Hotels. You must visit this place.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank isnainifa
Reviewed 2 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Amy M
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piyaa
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Response from gaheunj |
There are total 4 trails of Seoul city wall. The easiest trail I think, is Naksan course, which starts from Gwangheuimun.
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