Namdaemun (Seoul, South Korea, 14th c.)

Namdaemun (Seoul, South Korea, 14th c.)

Designated as the first National Treasure of South Korea, the Namdaemun was one of the major gateways of Seoul's Medieval city walls.

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Namdaemun, fortress, defensive wall, main gate, gate, Seoul, Korea, South Korea, monument, architecture, building, East, fortification, soldier, Middle Ages, history of art, 14th century

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  • What does the name Namdaemun mean in English?
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  • What was the length of the fortress wall of Seoul?
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  • What material was the fortress wall of Seoul constructed of?
  • Why did the top of the Namdaemun burn down in 2008?
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  • Is it true that the Namdaemun was the oldest wooden structure before the fire of 2008?
  • What does the roof structure of the Namdaemun resemble?
  • What did the Namdaemun serve as?
  • In which place is the Namdaemun on the list of National Treasures of South Korea?
  • What is the roof of the Namdaemun covered with?
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  • How many levels does the top of the Namdaemun consist of?
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  • What equipment did the guards of the gates NOT have?
  • What is the official name of the Namdaemun?

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