Suwon, South Korea, The City of Filial Piety

Suwon is the capital and largest metropolis of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. It is traditionally known as “The City of Filial Piety”.

Hwaseong Fortress was built as part of a planned city constructed by King Jeongjo, the 22nd monarch of the Joseon Dynasty. It served as the southern gate of the capital city of Seoul during the Joseon Dynasty. Located in Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, the area was a strategic site for military security, and Hwaseong Fortress served as a key site for commerce.Hwaseong is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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