South Korea Gyeonggi-do Suwon

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Gyeonggi-do, this 18th-century Korean fortress features massive walls, towers, and imposing gates.

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Suwon Hwaseong Fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Korea. Built in the late 18th century by King Jeongjo, it is considered one of the best examples of Korea's military architecture. Located in Suwon city, just south of Seoul, the fortress complex includes a number of temples, pagodas, and other cultural and historical structures, making it a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in Korean history and culture.

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