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Hwaseong HaengGung

6-2 Namchang-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
+82 31-251-4435
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Suwon Hwaseong Fortress Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Seoul
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Full Day Tour of World Cultural Heritage from Seoul
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6-2 Namchang-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
+82 31-251-4435
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

It's kind of restored house. It's good to see by itself but I felt I watched not real thing like replica. There's a zelkova tree which is six hundred years old and people put a note written their wishes on the fence.

Thank trippedonearth
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is a small shrine. Around the fortress, or outside i should say. Closes around 5 pm. Looks really nice from up the hill

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Nicely restored palace. Many of the rooms have been staged to demonstrate their function in the past. Fairly large complex, we were with a guide, so all the history really helped the tour.

Thank laculturevulture
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Rather pleasant for a short walk, but has a somewhat empty and barren feel to it compared to other similar places in the area. Little info provided, be sure to ask for an audio guide. Go see the 'emergency palace' in Namhansanseong.

Thank fsphx
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I went there when touring the Fortress. It is a great place as part of the musuem and fortress in Suwon. Go there.

Thank NYDEB55
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was part of our one day tour, after going around the fortress we stop here, for the information that our tour guide gave us this was a place of one of the pass rules of South Korea. It is actually relatively large. Also if...More

Thank anacotton27
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Very quiet on a winter day (just after Christmas). The sightseeing bus around the palace was shut, so walked the site on foot, thereby missing out the fortress. The palace itself is fairly compact, though not many interiors to see. (To see furnished interiors, go...More

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Got interested to visit this place because first, it's the place where Dae Janggeum or Jewel in the Palace was filmed (kitchen scene). Second, it's a UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site. I guess those 2 reasons are good enough for us to go...More

Thank ToniAlvarez
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting my son who was based in Korea. Such a beautiful place admire the tradition and the cleanliness. So much history. Worth be listed on places to see on your bucket list. Checked off on mine now ✈️✈️

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This palace is not as spectacular as those in Seoul but still very great. It's nice to know that most of scenes in the TV series Daechang Gum set in here

Thank Anh D
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Do we need tickets in advance for the Hwaseong Cultural Festival. Where can I get a schedule of events for the 2015 Festival?
22 January 2015|
Response from unlimiteddreamz26 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need any tickets in advance for the cultural festival. You just need to make sure that you arrive on time to grab a good viewing spot. This takes place from 7th-11th October. Tripadvisor does not allows to post... More
I would really like to know what to expect, how to prepare for the Hwaseong Cultural Festival. Do you need tickets in advance?
22 January 2015|
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Response from marzipan43 |
Thank you very much. Your answer is very helpful.