Commissioned in 1395, the wall is rumored to have seen its first iteration complete in only three months, employing nearly 200,000 people to construct 97 600-foot sections. Additional defense of the city would be provided by Bukhansan Fortress to the north and Namhansanseong Fortress to the south.
From the snow covered mountains to beautiful beaches and amazing national parks, Korea certainly has a lot to offer nature lovers and sports aficionados. Koreans love nature and they love sports, which is why it is easy to find places where you can be active while enjoying the picturesque landscape. Winter provides numerous outdoor sporting activities; skating and skiing are popular winter sports. In the summer you can go rock climbing, hiking and white water rafting.
If you are looking to explore Korea while living an active lifestyle, here are some great activities to get involved in!
Reach To Teach teachers in South Korea participate in a Masai Barefoot Marathon on Mt. Gyejokson, Daejon. Check out our pics!