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Bukhansanseong Fortress (북한산성)

  • Bukhansanseong Fortress (북한산성)
  • Bukhansanseong Fortress (북한산성)
  • Bukhansanseong Fortress (북한산성)
  • Bukhansanseong Fortress (북한산성)
  • Address 375, Daeseomun-gil, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do
    경기도 고양시 덕양구 대서문길 375 (북한동)
  • Type Palaces/ Fortresses/ Gates
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    First built in 132 during the Baekje era (18 BC-AD 660) under King Gaeru's reign, Bukhansanseong Fortress was the northernmost fortress that protected Baekje from Goguryeo's forces. In the year 475, the fortress fell in the hands of Gogyuryeo after a fierce battle. As a result, King Gaeru was killed and Baekje's princess fled to Ungjinseong Fortress. Despite the fortress' collapse and reconstructions, Bukhansanseong Fortress continued to play an important role in protecting the capital city throughout Korea's history of war.

    Current Status
    Historic Site No.162 (Designated on December 5, 1968)

    N/A (Open all year round)

    Hiking Course
    Bukhansanseong Fortress Information Center - Daeseomun Gate - Borisa Temple - Baekundae (3.4km)

    Parking Facilities
    Available (2 lots)

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