Seoul hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Seoul

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Baekje Historic Areas
Changdeokgung Palace Complex Seoul hotspot
Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa Dolmen
Hwaseong Fortress
Jongmyo Shrine Seoul hotspot
Namhansanseong 25km, just outside of Seoul proper
Royal Joseon Tombs
Seowon, Neo-Confucian Academies Donam Academy - Closest inscribed Seowon from Seoul, just under 150km and reachable by KTX via Iksan and bus under 2 hours.

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
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  5. Be explained, with reference to a source