There's a big fortress wall right in the center of Suwon (about 1 hour from Seoul center by bus/train/subway). Not all parts of it remained, but there's a long piece of the wall itself, a palace and several fortress gates. All in a good shape. In a palace (there's a fee here) they can tell you things about some Korean traditions, rituals and a bit of some weird history moments (smth about a person locked in a box for years, probably, a king). The wall goes up to the mountain (not very high, though) and on the top you'll find some traditional pavilions and a big ritual bell. You can ring it for 2000 won (and make a wish, I guess).
There's also a buddhist temple with big statue of Buddha, a street with clothes and hand-made gift shops and restaurants.
Well, Hwaeseong Fortress is, probably, the only one thing to see in Suwon. You can also try Samsung Electronics headquarters (Samsung Digital City) in Yeongtong area, but noone will let you inside.
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