The 10th Seoul Castle Walk(Sunsung-Nori)
“Seoul Castle Walk” is the event dividing Seoul Castle into 4 parts and walking around it for 2 times in an year. Participants can not only look at the various historical places but also enjoy the cultural experience. Moreover, they can communicate with and make friendship with other people in the College of Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy.
College of Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy held the “The 10th Seoul Castle Walk” as a student activity on the 2th of November, 2019.
In particular, the event was held as a Global Sunsung-Nori with foreign students from the College of Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy. Shin Jeong-geun, dean of the College of Counfucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy, Professor Baek Young-sun, and Professor Kim Dong-min were present.
The event was held at Suwon Hwaseong Fortress for the first time.
Course: SKKU → Changnyongmun Gate → Hwaseomun Gate → Hwaseong Temporary Palace → Seojangdae Command Post → Paldalmun Gate
Suwon Hwaseong Fortress was constructed by king Jeongjo(reigning 1777~1800), the 22nd king of Joseon dynasty after moving the tomb of his father Sadoseja, Crown Prince, who had been victimized in faction struggles in the court, and put inside a rice chest and had died in it, from Mt. Baebong, Yangju, to Mt. Hwa, Suwon.
After the walking tour, all of the participants enjoyed Korean food.
It was a meaningful event because participants can experience important cultural heritage and beautiful scenery with the spirit of ancestors while walking along a mountain path over 6 kilometers.