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Hwaseong HaengGung, Suwon

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Built on the slope of a hill within the walls of a fortress, Hwaseong HaengGung served as the king’s out-of-town residence during times of war and occasions when he visited his father’s tomb. The 18th-century palace, which was severely damaged during the Japanese colonial period, was restored based on information from detailed court records and opened to public in 2003. When it was not occupied by the king, the governor used the palace as his office. Start your tour with a visit to the exhibition hall and 3D theater outside the front entrance, then see how the area looked in the past at the square in front of the palace. If you’re visiting between March and November, you can catch a changing of the guard ceremony and a demonstration of martial arts. Look for the sacred tree at the entrance, pick up a piece of paper and a pen lying next to it, write down your wish, and tie it to the tree. Use our Suwon trip itinerary builder to visit Hwaseong HaengGung on your trip to Suwon, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Benteng hwaseong merupakan tempat wisata pertama yang saya kunjungi sesaat setelah saya check in di Novotel Suwon Ambasador. kesan pertama saya adalah tempat ini cocok untuk wisatawan yang ingin menge...  more »
  • Very quiet on a winter day (just after Christmas). The sightseeing bus around the palace was shut, so walked the site on foot, thereby missing out the fortress. The palace itself is fairly compact, th...  more »
  • Four friends who took from Myeong-dong Seoul Station, line 1, I went to the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress. From Suwon Station by taxi to Royal went ahead to buy a ticket and watched him in. It is because it was very cold, didn't bus tour also China train. From February can be booked online. Close to Hwaseong taxi from China could go to the Gate Wall Street 8 building with someone who had come by chance, lost great snow pilling is to go up the stairs from the parking lot too and not by way of.
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