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Heunginjimun, Seoul

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Historic Site
Observe one of the landmark entrances of the old citadel, Heunginjimun--a defensive gate designed to protect the important government compound within. First constructed in 1396, the gate underwent reconstruction in 1869. It displays many architectural and design hallmarks of the late Joseon period, including a semicircular outer wall, known as an ongseong, which provides extra protection. The only gate of the city's eight to have this feature, the edifice also boasts heavily decorated brackets supporting the hipped roof on each of its two floors. Use our Seoul vacation trip planner to visit Heunginjimun on your trip to Seoul, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • 在這裡買衣服不一定最平宜, 因為太多觀光客 所以店家一定不會給最低價, 不過這裡的優點是開到凌晨, 在晚上來這邊逛一下也不錯  more »
  • Is difficult to distinguish from Dongdaemun and Namdaemun is a symbolic presence in Seoul, but both are similar and look up pictures. But location is Dongdaemun is impressive. Against the blue sky and the light is beautiful. I go to see until it is nearly always going to Seoul.
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  • 批發商場每間都不同,但差不多每間都不會標明價錢,不通韓文的只好指手劃腳. 再者, 批發地方太多, 太花時間逛, 最後我們什麼都沒買到便走了. (PS, 附近有間吃中華料理的餐店, 服務「好」到不得了,未吃完的炒麵便急著拿走, 當你說未吃完便擺出不耐煩的瞼. 食物又一般, 我寧願企街吃小吃也不願再到那中華料理店.)  more »
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  • Location for many of Koreas typical events located in front of it. Other than looks there is not much to do here, luckily right next to it is many other famous locations such as insadong, village, and national muesuem
  • Nothing special for me, it was nice but there are many way more interesting place in Seoul. Although there are good places to shop nearby.
  • One of the gates of the former Seoul city wall. Other than the gate and a bit of wall there isn't too much else to see the visit will be quick. Worth a quick detour from dongdaemun.
  • Being renovated (complete April 2017), lots of boarding up around it at the moment.
  • Nice Walk but likely you need to be a Dan of the history then to appreciate it.