Suwon Hwaseong Fortress – Is an impressive structure from the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty


Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

The most scientific of all fortress walls in Korea, its structures are elaborately arrnaged, assuming graceful and majestic aspects.

Noting a few special features of the fortress: stone and mud bricks used in combination were a modern structure of defense that was prepared for not only against arrows spears and swords, but also against guns.

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Hwaseong Fortress was registered as a World Cultural Heritage at the 21st General Meeting of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO in 1997.