Seoammun (Western Secret Gate)


Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
suwon-si, South Korea

Hwaseong Fortress has five secret gates for the passage of people, cattle, and military supplies. Seoammun, which is a well-hidden passage made with the use of geographical features, was built in June 18, 1796 (the 20th year of King Jeongjo’s reign).


  • Title: Seoammun (Western Secret Gate)
  • Date: 1794/1796
  • Location: Suwon, Korea

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