Cheonggye Plaza and Gwangtonggyo Bridge

At starting point of Chenggyecheon Stream is a plaza with a candle fountain illuminated by three-colored light, a circular firecracker fountain, and a two-tier fountain pumping 65,000 tons of water each day.

Cheonggye Plaza and Gwangtonggyo Bridge

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Once the biggest bridge in the city, Gwangtonggyo Bridge was built in the 10th year of King Taejong (the 3rd king of the Joseon Dynasty) as a major thoroughfare for the royal family and ministers. As part of the Cheonggyecheon Stream Project, the bridge was restored and relocated about 150 m upstream from its original location.

source: Korea Travel Guide


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