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Sukjeongmun Gate (북악산 숙정문)

  • Sukjeongmun Gate (북악산 숙정문)
  • Sukjeongmun Gate (북악산 숙정문)
  • Sukjeongmun Gate (북악산 숙정문)
  • Sukjeongmun Gate (북악산 숙정문)
  • Sukjeongmun Gate (북악산 숙정문)
Notices
* The Baegaksan Mountain Area of Hanyangdoseong passes through a military protection zone.
Only those carrying a valid photo ID (e.g. Passport) are permitted. * Valid ID: Passport or Alien Regiatration Card (issued by the government of the Republic of Korea)
(Visitors under 17 years of age must be accompanied by a legal guardian.)
Address
1, Daesagwan-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 성북구 대사관로 1 (성북동) 삼청각 부근
Type
Palaces/ Fortresses/ Gates
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-747-2152
Homepage
www.chf.or.kr (Korean, English)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Of the Four Great Gates (Sukjeongmun, Namdaemun, Dongdaemun, and Seodaemun), established by King Taejo in 1396, Sukjeongmun is called the north gate.

    Located to the north of Seoul, this gate, with Gyeongbokgung Palace in the center and Changaemun (Jahamun) to the right, make up the wings of the north gate. Due to the possible danger of the area being damaged from all the pedestrians, the king in 1413 planted pine trees and prohibited passing this area. Henceforth, Sukjeongmun became a scenic walkway until the North Korean Communist infiltration of 1968, which prohibited the passing of all civilians.

    The reopening of Sukjeongmun in April of 2006 has led to the opening of Bugaksan Mountain in April of 2007 and is in the process of dividing it into 3 courses. Bugaksan Mountain has been kept well-preserved due to a long period of restriction in this area, and if you climb the mountain, you will be able to see all of Seoul.

    Closed
    Mondays (In the case of national holiday, it will be closed on Tuesday.)

    Tour Course Information

    Course 1
    - Malbawi Resting Place ~ Changuimun Resting Place: 2 hours
    Malbawi Resting Place(Waryong Park) → Sukjeongmun → Gokjang → Cheongundae → Baegangmaru → Changuimun

    Course 2
    - Hongnyeonsa Resting Place ~ Changuimun Resting Place: 2 hours
    Hongnyeonsa Resting Place → Sukjeongmun → Gokjang → Cheongundae → Baegangmaru(Top of Mt. Bugak) → Changuimun

    Course 3
    - Changuimun Resting Place ~ Malbawi Resting Place: 2 hours
    Changuimun → Baegangmaru → Cheongundae → Gokjang → Sukjeongmun → Malbawi Resting Place
     

    Operating Hours
    March-October 09:00-16:00
    November-February 10:00-15:00
    * Visitors must leave by 18:00 (March-October), 17:00 (November-February).

    Parking Facilities
    Not available

    Admission Fees
    Free (* Visitors must carry identification to enter the Military Protection Area.)

    Restrooms
    Available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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