The Hongjuseong Fortress serving as the gateway
to the West Sea was built around the government office of Hongju-mok.
This is a large fishery of jumbo shrimps, rockfish, cockles,
crabs, shrimps, etc. along the vast Cheonsuman Bay.
Yongbongsan Mountain is the most popular tourist attraction
in Hongseong and is considered a must-visit place.
Oseosan Mountain which appears brilliant with the waves of
silver grass is the tallest mountain in the Naepo region.
This is the one and only island near Hongseong where people have actually settled.MORE INFORMATION
This area is frequented by tourists, who come here to appreciate the beautiful scenery
of the vast yet serene Cheonsuman Bay and to participate in the tidal flat experience program.
This is where Hang Yong-un, an independence activist, Buddhist mok and poet, was born.MORE INFORMATION
This is the place where General Baegya Kim Jwa-jin,
one of the most prominent independent activists, was born and raised.
This was the residence of Seong Sam-mun’s mother’s side of the family and his birthplace.MORE INFORMATION
Goam Yi Eung-no was one of the most celebrated contemporary artist in Korea.MORE INFORMATION
The Hongjuseong Fortress, which had been the gateway to the West Sea and surrounded the house of Hongjumok, was originally 1,772m in length, but only 810m of the fortress wall in the south side remains.MORE INFORMATION
Aiming to preserve the beauty of the pure natural environment by growing the plants carefully and beautifully, the Gallery in the Garden serves as a nature-friendly place of rest with stunning-looking trees and flowers.MORE INFORMATION
In the 1960s, the method of storing saeu-jeot (salted shrimp) in an excavated area in the mountains was developed.MORE INFORMATION
Every fall, people from all over Korea flock to the west coast to eat jumbo shrimps, called “daeha” in Korean.MORE INFORMATION
Cockles caught between December and February near the Port of Namdang and in the Cheonsuman Bay area are huge, plump, juicy and tasty, and they entice foodies to pay a visit to Hongseong around this time of the year.MORE INFORMATION
The Hongjuseong Millennial Journey Trail will take you on a journey to explore Hongju of Naepo with a brilliant history spanning a thousand years, during which it remained a political, economic, social and cultural center of the region.MORE INFORMATION
As County Governor, I'd like to extend
my warmest welcome to everyone,
We will make our effort to become friendly Hongseong for the people