Namporu (Southern Cannon Fort)


Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
suwon-si, South Korea

Namporu, one of the five cannon forts at Hwaseong Fortress, was built in July 9, 1796, between Paldalmun (South Gate) and Seonamammun (Southwestern Secret Gate) to defend the sections of the fortress walls near Paldalmun and Hwayangnu Pavilion. The artillery position is set up on a bastion of the fortress wall.


  • Title: Namporu (Southern Cannon Fort)
  • Date: 1794/1796
  • Location: Suwon, Korea

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