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About Heunghwamun

Heunghwamun may be lesser-known compared to Seoul's grand palaces, but this gate is a hidden gem with stories to tell. Originally the main gate of a princely residence, Heunghwamun now stands proudly as a monument to the resilience and elegance of Joseon architecture. It's not just a gate; it's your gateway to understanding Korea's royal heritage.

Best time/season to visit: Visit in the early morning or late afternoon for the best light for photos and fewer crowds.