Dongdaemun Gate (Heunginjimun Gate) (동대문 – 흥인지문)

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Heunginjimun Gate
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Heunginjimun Gate
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Heunginjimun Gate
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Heunginjimun Gate
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Heunginjimun Gate
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Heunginjimun Gate

Heunginjimun Gate was built to protect Hanseongbu, which historically housed important government facilities. Heunginjimun Gate was the gate on the east side of the outer wall of Seoul Fortress among eight gates. It is referred to as Dongdaemun Gate as well. The gate was constructed during King Taejo’s 5th year in 1396, remodeled during the reign of King Danjong in 1453 and was newly built in 1869 during the sixth year of King Gojong’s reign in 1869.

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Dongdaemun Gate (Heunginjimun Gate) (동대문 – 흥인지문)

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