Haemiupsung Fortress



 Haemiupsung Fortress is in the area where the military commander of
the Chungchong resided. The military command base was originally located in Toksan, but was moved to Haemi. Fortress construction began in the 18th year of King
Taejong of Choson Dynasty and was completed in 1491, the 22nd year of King Songjong of Choson Dynasty.
 This is a huge fortress over four meters high and encircling a total area of 198,000 square meters over a length of about two kilometers. It has three gates in the east, south and west.
 Recently, restoration of the fortress was completed.
Haemiupsung Fortress is also noted as a holy ground for Catholic martyrs. The area was recently turned into a historic park.