Saturday, December 14, 2019

Taehungsan Fortress

An enormous castle - fortress with some 10 km of stone walls, built several millenia ago. Major part of walls collapsed and in ruins. Location,...

Taedongmun

The remaining eastern gate of Pyongyang castle. Originally built in the 6th century, current gate is built in 1635. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0226 N 125.7567 E Categories: City...

Suyangsan Fort

Mountain fort with 8 km long walls, built approximately 1000 years ago. Walls are 6 - 7 m tall. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0629 N 125.7521 E Categories: Fortresses...

Pothong Gate (Potongmun)

The west gate of the Pyongyang Walled City. Originally constructed in the middle of the 6th century, current gate built in 1473. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0271...

Namdaemun (Kaesong)

The only remaining gate of the walled city of Kaesong. Built in 1391 - 1393. Gate contains Yŏnbok Bell - 14 tonnes heavy bell...

Hwangryong Fortress

Ruins of an impressive fortress, developed in the time period from the early 5th century AD to 1675. Walls are 10 - 11 m...

Chongbang Fortress (Jŏngbang)

Ruins of an enormous mountain fortress, built to protect Pyongyang some millenia ago. Reconstructed in 1632. 12 km long walls, which are 6 -...

Samnyeon sanseong

Ruins of an enormous mountain fortress, built in 470 - 473 AD. Measured length of the walls is 1,680 - 1880 m and they...

Namhansanseong

Well preserved, impressive mountain fortress, with parks and temples. First known fortress was built here in 672 AD. Current structures have been constructed mainly...

Hwaseong Fortress

The only preserved city walls in South Korea, built around the historical center of Suwon City in 1794 - 1796. Wall is 5.74 km...