Hwaseong Fortress | Suwon, Gyeonggi-do

Hwaseong Fortress | Suwon, Gyeonggi-do

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Description

Hwaseong Fortress is the wall surrounding the centre of Suwon, the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. This fortress was built from 1794 to 1796 by King Jeongjo of the Joseon Dynasty.

Located 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Seoul and enclosing much of central Suwon, the Fortress includes King Jeongjo’s palace Haenggung. The site was designated as a World Heritage site by the UNESCO in 1997.

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