Dongbukgangnu (Northeastern Angle Tower)

Dongbukgangnu (Northeastern Angle Tower) 2014-03-26T14:58:07+00:00

Dongbukgangnu (Northeastern Angle Tower) at Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon

Command post with beautiful views

Dongbukgangnu (Northeastern Angle Tower) is a unique and beautiful wooden pavilion also known as Banghwasuryujeong which means “pavilion chasing after flowers and floating along with willow branches.”

When built, Dongbukgangnu was to be used as another command post guarded by troops scanning the area for enemies. Instead, it was often was used for feasts because of its beauty and wonderful views from all directions

Being one of the highlights of Hwaseong Fortress, it has been designated a national treasure of South Korea.

Construction was completed on October 19, 1794.