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Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)

  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)
  • Ganghwa Chojijin Fortress (강화 초지진)

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Address
58, Haeandong-ro, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon
인천광역시 강화군 길상면 해안동로 58
Type
Monuments/ Historical Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-32-930-7072
Homepage
www.ghss.or.kr
(Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Chojijin Fortress is believed to have been built in 1655 (The 6th year of King Hyojong) for the purpose of national defense against coastal attacks from foreign enemies based on articles regarding the construction of Chojijin Fortress. Chojijin was the scene of many hard-fought battles including the invasions of America and Japan in the 1870s. The site was then taken by the foreign troops due to the inferior fighting power of the Korean military, and very nearly completely destroyed. In 1876 (13th year of King Gojong), the Japanese warship, Unyangho, invaded and forced the Joseon Kingdom to open their ports, which later led to the forced signing of the Jana-Korea Treaty of 1876. Only the base of the fortress and the site of the high ground remained until 1973, when restoration work was started. The patriotic spirit of the Joseon Dynasty still remains in this historic site. Also, the canons used by the military of the Joseon Dynasty are displayed in Chojijin Fortress.

    Telephone
    +82-32-930-7072

    Current Status
    Historic Site No. 225 (Designated on December 28, 1971)

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Operating Hours
    09:00-18:00

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Adults: Individuals 700 won / Groups 600 won
    Children & Teenagers: Individuals 500 won / Groups 400 won

    * Groups: 20 people or more
    * Free admission: Children (ages 6 or younger) with one companion, Seniors (ages 65 or more), People with disabilities plus one companion (Proof required)

    * Ganghwa-gun Main Tourism Sites Discount (up to 20% discounts)
    Main tourism site: Chojijin Fortress, Deokjinjin Fortress, Gwangseongbo Fortress, Gapgotdondae Fortification, Goryeogung Palace Site, Peace Observatory, Hwamunseok Cultural Center, Museum, Manisan Mountain, Mudflat Center, and Hamheodongcheon Stream

    - 15% discount: 3-4 sites
    - 20% discount: 5 or more sites
    * When choosing 8 sites or more, the ticket is valid until the next day

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Korean Info. Service
    Cultural Tourism Explanation Guide: 10:00-17:00
    * Available upon request: +82-32-937-9365

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