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  • International Symposium on Seoul City Wall 2013 to be Held

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    The International Symposium on Seoul City Wall 2013 will be held at the Multipurpose Hall on the 8th floor of the Seoul City Hall at 10:00 AM on November 15 under the theme of “Principle of Construction of City Walls in Asia and City Walls Left in Modern-day Cities.”

    Major cities of the world have developed their own unique shapes, adopting different methods of urban development. The structure and shape of a city reflect many factors, such as ruling philosophy, ideology, religion, cultural tradition, and geographical conditions.

    The symposium held this time will shed light on the features of castle walls remaining in cities in Europe, China, and Vietnam, along with a comparison between them and those of Seoul. The symposium will examine the intrinsic and unique value of Seoul City Wall. Please take part in the session and check what Seoul City Wall were like 600 years ago.

    Invitation to the SYMPOSIUM

    • Time/Date : 10:00 AM ~ 5:30 PM on November 15 (Fri.), 2013
    • Place : Multi-Purpose Hall on the 8th floor of the Seoul City Hall
    • How to get to the place: Exit 5, Subway Seoul City Hall Station (Parking space is limited. Please use public transportation.)For inquiries, please call Seoul City Wall Division (phone: +82-2-2133-2669)

    WORKSHOP for experts

      • Time/Date : 2:00 ~ 4:00 PM on November 16 (Sat.), 2013
      • Place : Seoul City Hall


    Download the event program here.


    Hosted by: Seoul Metropolitan Government

    Sponsored by: Institute of Seoul Studies at the University of Seoul

    Supported by: Cultural Heritage Administration, ICOMOS-Korea