Seobukgangnu (Northwestern Pavilion)


Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
suwon-si, South Korea

Gangnu is a pavilion-like structure positioned on a relatively high part of the fortress, where troops were able to rest and keep watch on the surrounding areas. During emergency situations, it also served as a command post. One of four such pavilions at the fortress, Seobukgangnu was built as a command post at a point opposite Mt. Sukji for troops deployed near Hwaseomun.


  • Title: Seobukgangnu (Northwestern Pavilion)
  • Date: 1794/1796
  • Location: Suwon, Korea

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