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“little piece of history...sort of”
Review of Sungnyemun Gate

Sungnyemun Gate
Reviewed February 27, 2014

Sungnyemun is right in the middle of the business area. It is a free attraction and only takes a few minutes to visit. It is also a helpful landmark for getting around this area. I suppose my visit was mostly tainted by knowing that it is only a couple of years old, since the more historical version was recently burnt down in an act of arson. Young kids will not find it very interesting either.

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

This is a little jewel not to miss. Like in many other capital is a gate like it could be the Brandenburger Gate in Berlin ot the Arch de Trionfe in Paris.
Free of charge, quick to see. Simply nice.
Don't miss it.

Thank robmar71
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

if you stay in Namdaemun area this place is pretty close from your hotel, its located in the middle of the Korean busy street and since ever burned the guardian is very strict with smoking and fire :p so after burn this gate is rebuild and the building still has beauty structure and detail. wish we can go to the second level maybe this attraction will be very good but since we only can photograph and walk trough so lets say just OK :( its just a big gate any way ;p

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a well preserved piece of Korean history & very easy to visit whether you go by subway or the tour bus. Great to walk thru although you aren't allowed to go up to the second level. It has been rebuilt due to an arson attack so well done South Korea & Seoul for making it look great again. Near the gate there is an underground walkway to Namdaemun Market.

Thank 3406E
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

While touring the Namdeamun Market, popped over to visit the Sungnyemun Gate. Unfortunately it is closed on Mondays, but you can walk around it and see just about everything anyway, I mean we are talking about a large gate here. We got some great photos anyway.

Thank dianna_1970
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