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[Sept. Special] Fortress barracks site of Jeolla



Jeolla ByungYeong was the main base of the Jeolla Army for 500 years during the Choson Dynasty. It was moved from GwangSan-hyeon in 1417, the year of King TaeJong's 17.

Its First commander, General Ma-ChunDeuk, built it and people called it "Snowy ByungYeong," because of General Ma's dream. It was constructed on flat ground and was a long, vertical shape with a total length of 1,500 meters.

if you more information for Fortress barracks site of Jeolla, visit this link.
http://www.gangjin.go.kr/english/culture/tour/content06.htm

Please take notice, this photo is not taken in Seoul, taken in Gangjin and Byeongyeong.

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  2. It looks like there is no mortar in this wall - and it is standing upright all these years long. Beautiful construction, attractive feature to see.

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