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This structure is currently in the middle of a busy road junction, and a short walk from the metro station. It looks grand, both in the day and night, and is well worth a detour if you are in the Dongdaemun neighbourhood.
We did not have chance to visit during the day so popped by in the evening to wander around the outside. It was beautifully lit up and looked magnificent. It is a little tricky to get over to, due to its location in the middle...More
Dongdaemun is a wonderful area in Seoul to explore, one special feature of the area is Heunginjimun Gate or East Gate. This version of the gate was built in 1869, the original was built in 1396 and was the main gate of four of the...More
The gate is the only one in Seoul which has a semi circular wall at the back and the image has been on quite a few guidebooks etc. It's a shame you can't walk through it and can only admire it from outside. If you...More
Its good historical site, very clean surrounding and informational details added advantage to know the place better.
You can also visit near by underground market with affordable prices. There is one art museum also to visit nearby. Uploading photos.