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Address
359, Sanseong-ro, Jeoksang-myeon, Muju-gun, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 무주군 적상면 산성로 359
Type
Fortresses
Inquiries
• 1330 tt call center: +82-63-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-322-2905, 324-2114
Homepage
www.muju.org
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Introduction
Jeoksangsan Mountain (적상산, elevation 1,034 m) in Muju, Jeollabuk-do, is surrounded by precipitous walls of stratified rocks. The basin on the mountain top there is a lake called ‘Jeoksangho’; and along the ridge enclosing the lake stands Jeoksangsanseong Fortress (적상산성) extending over 8,143 m. During the Goryeo period the region was a place of refuge for civilians at times of war. The fortress wall was built during the Joseon era.
Current Status
Historic Site No.146
Directions
* From Seoul Nambu Terminal take a Muju-bound bus that departs five times daily (07:40-14:35). The journey takes 2 hours 30 minutes.

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