Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.
The center is: Seoul
|Baekje Historic Areas||< than 150km to Gongju (direct KTX high-speed train 1.5 hours)|
|Changdeokgung Palace Complex||located in the heart of Seoul|
|Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa Dolmen||< than 75 km to Ganghwa Dolmen sites, traffic depending 1.5 hours by car|
|Hwaseong Fortress||< 50 km from the city center, accessible by Seoul Metro Train (1 hour)|
|Jongmyo Shrine||located in the heart of Seoul|
|Namhansanseong||< than 25km from the city center, just outside of Seoul proper|
|Royal Joseon Tombs||Six of eighteen tomb clusters are located in Seoul, the majority of the remaining tomb clusters are located in Gyeonggi province, which surrounds the capital.|
|Seowon, Neo-Confucian Academies||< than 150km to Donam Academy (closest inscribed Seowon from Seoul), reachable by KTX high-speed train to Iksan and then transferring to local train or buses (under 2 hours total). Driving from Seoul to Nonsan by car takes less than 2 hours.|
Map of Seoul hotspotLoad map
- ●● Cultural
- ●● Natural
- ●● Mixed
- ●● Tentative
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Seoul hotspot?
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