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Protectors of an Ancient Time

 

Originally Published at TeyMarieAstudillo.com

Today, we have satellites, aircraft, bombs, guns – a whole slew of modern warfare technology that countries use to protect themselves from other nations.

But in ancient times, the only thing that separated people from a potential invasion or destruction by a foreign nation or their soldiers was a simple brick and mud wall.

These defense walls were the common protectors of cities and sovereign lands in ancient times. We can see the remanence of them all over the world – from The Great Wall of China to The Walls of Constantinople in Turkey.

Which brings me to the Seoul Fortress Wall.


Undiscovered Seoul: The City's Best Off the Beaten Path Destinations

N'Seoul Tower. Gyeongbokgung. Myeongdong. Garuso-gil.  Very few tourists come to Seoul without these must-see attractions at the top of their to-do lists.  And for good reason, as each offers a unique insight into Korea's capital city.  However, there is a different Seoul waiting to be explored by the more curious traveler.  In fact, there is a myriad of destinations perfect for the adventurer looking to venture a bit further off the beaten path. Read below for a list of my favorite places to experience Undiscovered Seoul.


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