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Hyowon’s Bell

Namchang-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do 442-030, South Korea
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Ringing the Bell on the Top of Mountain

Hyowon’s Bell is located on the top of Paldalsan (Mountain) which is in Suwon Hwaseong Fortress... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
1000W for 3 strikes

The bell is in the middle of the trail when you visit the Suwon Fortress. It is huge and it is... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
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Namchang-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do 442-030, South Korea

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Hyowon’s Bell is located on the top of Paldalsan (Mountain) which is in Suwon Hwaseong Fortress. You can enjoy the fortress and see Suwon city from the top of mountain. You have to pay for ringing the bell and pray.

Thank mesymes
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The bell is in the middle of the trail when you visit the Suwon Fortress. It is huge and it is probably the biggest one I have seen (in person). There is really nothing special about this bell - just an old Korean bronze bell....More

Thank WorldTravellerSoon
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Actually it was interesting because of its size. nothing else. it is historical bell that have been used for informing the people for important events i think

Thank M A
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is at the west part of the wall. If you climb from the west and follow the wall you will reach this structure. Note beyond this point there will be a ticket check if you wish to proceed beyond. Not a 1000 won can't...More

Thank TravellerExotica
Reviewed 6 June 2017

You can see many of this type of bell in S. Korea it's not spectacular but well worth a look if passing.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

When walking around the wall you will run into the bell. There is a cost to ring the bell. I did not pay but just took a picture.

Thank NYDEB55
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Fee is 1,000 KRW. Sounds great and is a nice, heavy bell. Right by the Hwaseong Fortress. Good location

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

For a small fee you can ring this large bell with a wooden swinging hammer. The fee is paid right next to the bell and I believe it is about $3. The bell is always rung three times- the first ring is in gratitude for...More

Thank ColoradoTraveler2go
Reviewed 16 June 2016

this 3.54m height bell is so great and most attractive thing is that you could strike the bell for 3times by yourself, first time is praying for your parents's favor, second is for your family's health and happiness, third is for your development and wish...More

1  Thank Seongjun W
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Hike up to the Paldansan you will see the hyowon bell, there is little explanation on how it was built there, you may ring the bell by paying a minimal fee. Once for good health, twice for family's health and 3 times to make your...More

1  Thank Jacqueline A
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