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impressive size (smaller than Emile though..biggest in korea)

If you don't have the time to make a trip to Gyeongju to see Emile's Bell (pronounce Emily) you... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
BenoitY
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Brussels
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
mesymes
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Bangkok, Thailand
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18 Aug 2018
“impressive size (smaller than Emile though..biggest in korea)”
21 Sep 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

On your walk around Hwaseong Fortress, it is only W1,000 to ring the bell at this point. The reverberations go on forever.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 18 August 2018

If you don't have the time to make a trip to Gyeongju to see Emile's Bell (pronounce Emily) you will have a hint with Hyowon's Bell

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BenoitY
Reviewed 19 July 2018

A huge bell indeed, and you can hear it by paying 1000 won to strike it with huge piece of wood. It was an experience and what is one dollar?

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Once you have made it up on the western side of Hwaseong Fortress there is a large bell to discover, known as Hyowon’s Bell, it was created for the eighteenth century King Jeongjo. The dimensions of the bell are 3.5 metres high, 2.2 metres wide...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank kpiddy
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.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  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

Date of experience: October 2017
1  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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank NYDEB55
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