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Namhansanseong Provincial Park

Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
031 777 7500
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Quiet walking close to Seoul.

A lovely quiet place to walk through woodland with some beautiful traditional Korean building. To... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Erin W
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Shanghai, China
A hiding place

This was actually something I took from tripadvisor thinking it was close to the city, we took a... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
anacotton27
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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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“command post” (3 reviews)
“south gate” (2 reviews)
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Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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031 777 7500
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A lovely quiet place to walk through woodland with some beautiful traditional Korean building. To get there we took line 8 to Sanseong station came out of exit 2, about 20 meters down the road is the bus stop, we took bus 9 up to...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was actually something I took from tripadvisor thinking it was close to the city, we took a taxi from Itaewon after we went for breakfast there. Taxi did not speak any english so I was glad that I added the name of this place...More

Thank anacotton27
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Famed for its "encircling wall" which is really a "fairly short" wall (at 5-foot-6 my head was either at par with or just slightly below the "roof part" of the wall in some places but was clearly above the wall in some other places; in...More

1  Thank Myo M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were visiting Asia to run an ultra marathon in Nepal. We spent a few days on a layover in Seoul and needed to get in a 2 1/2 hour run. We found a link from a website that recommend this park. It is a...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Namhansansung means Fortress on the mountain Namhansan. This fortress included by UNESCO in the list of World Heritage in 2014. Of course, this fact has affected the number of western tourists. Though I can`t say it was too much. This place is popular mostly among...More

1  Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Very pretty spot nestled in the mountains with diverse sites and lots of history. Generally easy to moderate walking with restaurants sprinkled throughout the entry area for breaks as needed. Crowds were minimal on a weekday mid-morning and allowed for great solo exploration. Easy to...More

Thank NobodySeesTheShow
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We use to live in Hanam City - and if you do too - then there's no excuse not to visit this great little attraction! It is about 1.5-2 hours walk out of the city centre. Simply follow the rivers upstream (walking South away from...More

1  Thank daniels2391
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The Namhansansung Fortress is a must-see, it's great for many reasons. It's definitely great for hikers, great for those who love history and old buildings, with its splendid gates and walls (and the complex at the center of the complex as well). It's also amazing...More

Thank kimahrikku
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Great place for a hike (except maybe in mid summer)...takes about 3-4 hours to walk around the entire fortress...center of the park has some sights like the temporary palace and the arsenal along with a good selection of restaurants...great place to spend a day if...More

2  Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We went strictly to see the fortress & wall. We walked to the North Gate and walked along the wall. Reminded us of The Great Wall of China! Was really beautiful. And its an easy walk the way we went. On a clear day the...More

Thank Christina B
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