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|Haenggung means a shelter where King rested or retired from a war.
Hwaseonghaenggung castle is the biggest one of these shelters; Kings used them since the Jeongjo King period.
This is the temporary palace where King Jeongjo stayed at the time of Wonhaeng (long journey) and also where he held a splendid feast on Hyegyeonggung Hong, his mother's 60th birthday and more other events.
Especially Nangnamheon is the place where King Jeongjo threw a party for soldiers to commemorate the 60th birthday of Hyegyeonggung Hong, his mother, and awarded certificates to successful candidates at special national exams here.
Moreover Jangyongyeong guarding ceremony is held at the Front Gate every Sunday from April to October.
|March through October 09:00~18:00
November through February 09:00~17:00
* Parking Fees - 2,000 won for 3 hrs / 10,000 won a day
|Individual - Adults 1,500 won / Youth
1,000 won / Children 700 won
Group - Adults 1,200 won / Youth 800 won / Children 500 won
※ Groups are more than 20 persons.
|Hwaseong Trains - 10:00 ~ 17:50
(The train does not operate on mondays and in bad weather. )
>> Click here for more details of Hwaseong train
|Facilities for the Handicapped|
|Wheelchair rental service, parking spaces for people with disabilities|
|Interpretation Services Offered|
|English, Japanese (Reservation is required)|
Suwon Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 6.
Cross the road, turn right, and walk 100m to the Yeokjeon Market bus stop.
Take Bus 7, 7-2 or 32-1 and get off at Hwaseong Haenggung.
1)Jamsil ~ Suwon
Take bus No. 1007 from Jamsil station (Subway Line 2), and get off at the Hwaseong Haenggung station. The first bus leaves at 5:00 am and comes every 8-12 minutes.
2)Gangnam ~ Suwon
Take bus No.3000 from Gangnam station (Subway Line 2), and get off at the Buksu-dong station. The first bus leaves at 6:00 am and comes every 20 minutes.