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Jul 9, 2019
“Lovely Entrance Gate”
Aug 23, 2016
“beautiful gate in the old district of seoul”
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Hyehwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-530, South Korea
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Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

One of the many gates into the Changdeokgung Palce, this is one of the snaller ones, a little less grand but still ornate and beautiful. It dates from 1396 and is in the North East part of the complex.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

This gate is one of the smaller gates of the Seoul Fortress. It is also known as the Northeast gate. The gate was originally built in 1396, and the wooden gatehouse added in the 17th century. The Japanese took down the entire gate to build...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Dropped by the 'small east gate' of the Seoul Fortress Wall. Have uploaded a picture of its' description. Not much was left of the original structure post WW2 - but has been restored beautifully. If you are walking the fortress wall paths or walking back...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Mike C
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