Heunginjimun / Dongdaemun

Local name흥인지문 / 동대문
LocationJung District, Seoul, South Korea

Heunginjimun, literally "Gate of Rising Benevolence" or more commonly known as Dongdaemun, is one of The Eight Gates of Seoul in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, a prominent landmark in central Seoul, South Korea. The Korean name "Dongdaemun" means "Great East Gate," and it was so named because it was the major eastern gate in the wall that surrounded Seoul during the Joseon Dynasty. The gate is located at Jongno 6-ga in Jongno-gu.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heunginjimun

Phone +82 2 2148 1844

Address 288 Jong-ro Jongno-gu Seoul South Korea

Coordinates 37°34'15.959" N 127°0'34.991" E

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