Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress(Hwaseong Haenggung Temporary Palace) Night Opening

▲ Hwaseong Temporary Palace

From 7/1/2014 to 9/30/2014, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress and Hwaseong Temporary Palace are opened at night.
Although, even during daytime, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress is a magnificent world cultural heritage, the appearance blended with soft lighting creates an even greater spectacle.
When lightings are lighted at 8:00 p.m. every day, the splendid night view may be appreciated.
After 6:00 p.m., you may enter Suwon Hwaseong Fortress free of charge, but admission into Hwaseong Temporary Palace is charged.
Under the soft moon light, take a walk in the garden of the old palace and enjoy the atmosphere of Hwaseong Temporary Palace where King Jeongjo the Great visited in olden times.
Please enjoy the full summer night scene at Suwon Hwaseong and Hwaseong Temporary Palace!

○ Period: July to September 2014
○ Visiting Hours: Until 9:00 p.m.
(You may be admitted to Hwaseong Temporary Palace until 8:20 p.m., but there is no limit in visiting hours to Suwon Hwaseong Fortress)

▲ Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Monday, July 7, 2014

Suwon Hwaseong Bicycle Rental Shop

We run a bicycle rental shop at the World Heritage Site Suwon Hwaseong for people to tour the whole area on an environmentally friendly method of transportation.

Bicycle rentl shops are available at 4 locations in the Hwaseong Temporary Palace; the plaza, the Yeonmudae, Hwaseomun, and Janganmun, and both adult and children's bikes are available.

The shops will be open until November 2014 from 9a.m. until 6p.m. Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Mondays.
With your ID card (or passport) and a simple registration form to confirm your identity, you can rent a bicycle easily.
The rental price is 1,000 Won. (A guardian's consent is required for children aged 8 or younger)

Bicycles must be returned to the same shop they were rented from. (Before 6p.m.)
Please make good use of them.

Thursday, July 3, 2014