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Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)

  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral (서울 명동성당)
  • Address 74, Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
    서울특별시 중구 명동길 74 (명동2가)
  • Type Temples/ Religious Sites
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  • Homepage www.mdsd.or.kr (English, Korean)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Myeong-dong Cathedral is the Church for Archdiocese of Seoul and was also the birthplace for the Roman Catholic Church community in Korea. The church houses the remains of several individuals: Bishop Laurent Joseph Marie Imbert (1796-1839), and priests Peter Simon (1803-1839), James (Jacques Honor Chastan, 1803-1839) and Pourthie Jean Antoine Charles (1830-1866) and four martyrs.

    Myeong-dong Cathedral is located in downtown Seoul and tourists frequently come and visit the place. Near the cathedral are other tourism spots such as Namsangol Hanok Village preserving Korean traditional houses, N Seoul Tower overlooking Seoul and Namdaemun Market, a traditional market with a wide variety of food and goods.

    Current Status
    Historic Site No. 258 (Designated on November 22, 1977)

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Restrooms
    Available

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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