South Korea Gyeonggi-do Gwangju-si

Namhansanseong North Gate

A historic northern fortress entry in Gwangju-si, part of a mountainous South Korean UNESCO World Heritage site with defensive walls.
  • 661 Sanseong-ri Jungbu-myeon

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Namhansanseong North Gate is a remarkable cultural and historical site in South Korea that served as a fortress during the Joseon Dynasty. It was built in the 17th century to protect Seoul and has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The North Gate is an iconic structure, combining traditional Korean architecture with practical military defense features, making it a must-see for anyone visiting Asia's World Heritage Sites.

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