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Most picturesque spot in Cheongju!

We hiked up from the lower gate to the higher one, and it was an incredible experience. It only... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Aaron S
via mobile
awsome fortress, beautiful and great to get in some exdercise walking the wall

beautiful fortress, with very lovely view, it was nice to wallk very early in the morning with the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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San 28-2, Sanseong-dong, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We hiked up from the lower gate to the higher one, and it was an incredible experience. It only took us about 30 minutes to walk, but we spent at least that long taking pictures and enjoying the scenery. The main gate was absolutely stunning...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

beautiful fortress, with very lovely view, it was nice to wallk very early in the morning with the morning mist and fog, then the sun cam out. not for those with limited physical capabilities, but well worth walking the walls , at a slow pace.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Pedroofluquillo
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

There is only one bus which is bus number 862-2 that running every 25 minutes from Cheongju Gymnasium to Sangdang Sanseong. Sangdang Sanseong is the last stop and along the way the bus also brings us to other tourist attractions in Cheongju for example Cheongju...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank EdtinRamasari
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Sangdangsanseong Fortress was a popular spot for locals as a hiking spot and with a huge open field near the fortress entrance. While nowhere as scenic as the better known fortress walls in Suwon or Seoul, the fortress makes for a pleasant hike for a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Sanddangsanseong is a fortress outside of Cheongju. It's a great hike with wonderful views. At the bottom there is a small village where you can get some delicious food and/or coffee and tea. It's especially great in the Fall when the leaves are changing. Definitely...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank lanced765
Reviewed 29 September 2016

You can hike around the fortress wall and enjoy wonderful views on a clear day. There are many places for a picnic, or if you want to enjoy traditional food, you will find some very quaint eateries offering very authentic home- style Korean food.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Ulli61
Reviewed 29 September 2016

You can hike around the fortress walls and enjoy wonderful views on a clear, sunny day. The hike around the walls takes around an hour and a half and afterwards you can enjoy traditional food in one of several restaurants.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Ulli61
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We took a bus from Inter-City Bus Terminal (one transfer) arrived. It was quite easy to get there, just get some information from the Tourist Information Center near the Bus Terminal. It was a Sunday and the place was bustling, but not over crowded, with...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank HTano
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This is a hike in some sense. The locals go here for exercise, you will see them in gear and with walking poles. Why not follow suit? Take your camera for the best views of the city! Take some water and wear sensible walking shoes....More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank nattykeech
Reviewed 20 October 2015

It was a fortress to defend enemies from neighboring countries. Now it is a park. You can drive up to the fortress.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank PanbongHa
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Response from lanced765 | Reviewed this property |
Take the 115 bus to the Provençal office. Then take bus 864 to the fortress.