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Seoul City Wall

03038  283 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Jongno 6-ga, Seoul Design Support Center)  

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The Seoul City Wall was originally built in 1396, surrounding Seoul (then known as  Hanyang) during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897). The wall stretches for 18.6km along the ranges of Bugaksan Mountain, Naksan Mountain, Namsan Mountain, and Inwangsan Mountain. The wall stands at average heights of 7m to 8m high. 

Along the Seoul City Wall, there once stood eight gates that were originally built between 1396-1398, but only six remain standing. The North, South, East, and West gates of the wall are known as the “Four Great Gates” (Sukjeongmun, Heunginjimun, Sungnyemun, Dongeuimun), while the Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, and Southwest gates are known as the “Four Minor Gates” (Changuimun, Hyehwamun, Gwanghuimun, Soeuimun). 

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Address
03038  283 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Jongno 6-ga, Seoul Design Support Center)  
Subway
- Anguk Station (subway line 3) exit 2. Take green bus no. 02, get off at the Waryong
Park stop and walk for 10 mins.
- Dongdaemun Station (subway line 1, 4) exits 1, 10

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler RatingRating:4.5 (Based on 133 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Seoul City Wall

  • Extensive
    About 12km of the original 18km still exists at various locations around the city. For a good walk by the walls Namsan Hill and Bukaksan Hill are good choices. Don't expect the Great Wall of China...
    Rating:4 Jane C2019-08-14
  • Many places to see the Seoul City Wall
    You can see parts of the wall in different spots around the city. My favorite place is in Namsan Park.
    Rating:3 AlanD-Denver2019-08-14
  • Beautiful views
    Really lovely walk and beautiful views of Seoul, even in the torrential rain! Not strenuous but wear trainers as it’s quite sandy.
    Rating:5 sammyzr2019-07-31
  • A day visit
    I only did a part. To hot.... But it is really a good idea to do the complete tour. Start at the City wall museum.... you walk in the city and in nature as it seems. The museum is also nice! You...
    Rating:3 Brenda1362019-07-31
  • Goes together well with mural village
    A relatively easy hike from mural village down to DongDaeMun. Can enjoy seoul scenery from high above and see Namsan Towel from far away. At the top, near Naksan Park, you can get a panoramic view...
    Rating:5 cghrearcrey2019-07-31
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