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National Cemetery for the April 19th Revolution (국립4.19민주묘지)

  • National Cemetery for the April 19th Revolution (국립4.19민주묘지)
  • National Cemetery for the April 19th Revolution (국립4.19민주묘지)
  • National Cemetery for the April 19th Revolution (국립4.19민주묘지)
  • National Cemetery for the April 19th Revolution (국립4.19민주묘지)
  • National Cemetery for the April 19th Revolution (국립4.19민주묘지)
  • National Cemetery for the April 19th Revolution (국립4.19민주묘지)
Address
17, 4.19-ro 8-gil, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 강북구 4.19로8길 17 (수유동)
Type
Monuments/ Historical Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-996-0419
  • Information
    Introduction
    Located at the foot of Bukhansan Mountain, the National Cemetery for the April 19th Revolution was established in memory of the 224 people who passed away during the April 19th Revolution in 1960. In the cemetery (135,901m²) are a memorial hall (1,652.9m²) and a traditional wooden structure (330.58m²) that houses the grave of historic figure, Yu Yeongbong.

    At the cemetery is a pond surrounded by sculptures such as the ‘Symbolic Door,’ ‘Roots of Democracy,’ and ‘Sparks of Justice’ and a memorial tower bearing an inscription for the brave patriots who lost their lives during the revolution. The grove of pine, juniper, yew, and maple trees along with the well-kept hiking path serve as a natural addition to the overwhelming ambience of peace and serenity. In May, many people come just to take in the glorious scene of the sunset over Bukhan Mountain.

    Telephone
    +82-2-996-0419

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Available Facilities
    [Main facilities/landmarks]
    4.19 Revolution Memorial, memorial monument, memorial altar, exhibition hall, walking path, etc.

    - Exhibition hall
    1F: Exhibiton on background and unfolding of 4.19 Revolution.
    2F: Exhibtion of historical artifacts from the 4.19 Revolution
    - Theater seminar room
    15-min film on the background, signifance, and events of the 4.19 Revolution

    Restrooms
    Available

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Restrooms, reserved parking spaces, elevator

    Parking Fees
    Available

    Reservation Info. for Natives
    Online reservation or via phone call +82-2-996-0419

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