The Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea dates back to the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and the official fortress of Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do. Built from 1794-96, the fortress’s wall stretches a huge 5.52km.
It contains four gates, facing the cardinal directions:
- Janganmun (North)
- Paldalmun (south)
- Changnyongmun (east)
- Hwaseomun (west)