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Bukporu (Northern Sentry Post)

1794/1796

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
suwon-si, South Korea

This wooden structure was built on a bastion of the fortress wall and finished on February 20, 1795, in the 19th year of King Jeongjo’s reign. Located between Hwaseomun (West Gate) and Janganmun (North Gate), it is one of five sentry posts at Hwaseong Fortress used as vantage points from which to spot and fire upon an approaching enemy.

Details

  • Title: Bukporu (Northern Sentry Post)
  • Date: 1794/1796
  • Location: Suwon, Korea

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