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Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)

  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)

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Address
175, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 세종대로 175 (세종로)
Type
Architectural & Sculptural Highlights
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• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
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  • Information
    Introduction
    The Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin was erected at the front of Gwanghwamun Square on April 27, 1968, in honor of the brave spirit and leadership of the Admiral. At 17 meters tall, the bronze statue stands firmly with a sword in his right hand, representing protection and patriotism. In front of the statue is a miniature turtle ship that the Admiral built, and at each front corner are two drums that were used to increase the morale of soldiers going to the battlefield.

    Operating Hours
    00:00-24:00 (Open all year round)

    Parking Facilities
    Not available

    Available Facilities
    Gwanghwamun Square: Haechi Madang, Main Square, Admiral Yi Sun-shin Fountain, King Sejong Statue
    * Fountain operating hours: April-October 10:00-19:50
    * Subject to change depending on weather conditions

    Restrooms
    Available

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