Dongporu (Eastern Cannon Fort)


Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
suwon-si, South Korea

One of the five cannon forts at Hwaseong Fortress, Dongporu is located between Dongilchi (Eastern Turret I) and Dongichi (Eastern Turret II). Constructed on July 16, 1796 (the 20th year of King Jeongjo’s reign), the artillery position is build on a bastion of the fortress wall.


  • Title: Dongporu (Eastern Cannon Fort)
  • Date: 1794/1796
  • Location: Suwon, Korea

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