Walking the Seoul City Wall: Heunginjimum, Namsam Mountain and Sungnyemun Gate Trails

Seoul, South Korea

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  • Start or End: I started at Heunginjimun Gate (Google Map Directions), located near Dongdaemun Station (Lines 1 and 4). I finished at Seodaemun Station, Exit 5 (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 9.8 km (6.1mi) in about 3 hr
  • Grade: Medium. Not a long walk, in terms of length, but plenty of ups and downs on well-serviced paths.
  • Date Walked: 12th of October 2019

The Story

Walking along the Seoul City Wall passing by Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Gwanghuimun Gate, N Seoul Tower, and Sungnyemun Gate.

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