Introduction

Seoksumun is a floodgate on the Dongnakcheon Stream, which flows through the town of Ganghwa-eup. The floodgate was built in 1711 (37th year of King Sukjong’s reign during the Joseon Period) and it is connected to the inner walls of the Ganghwasanseong Fortress. It is an arched structure with a design of three rainbows coming together. Made of granite, the floodgate measures 18.2 meters in length and 2.7 meters in x_height, while the arches are 1.7 meters tall, and 3 meters wide.

 

Address: 

Gukhwa-ri, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

N/A (Open all year round)

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Available

 

 

Transportation

 

[Bus]
Seoul Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 2.
Take Bus M6117, and get off at Bus Transfer Center, Hangaram-Solteo Village Bus Stop.
Transfer to Bus No. 700 and get off at Seomun.
Walk for approx. 5 min to Ganghwa Seoksumun Gate.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Admission Fees: 

Free

 

Restrooms: 

Available

 

Parking Fees: 

Free

 

tel: +82-32-930-4571

zipcode: 23033

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