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relaxing park

The gate was built in 1897 after the Sino Japanese war in Weihai. It's purpose was to inspire a... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Andrew M
Symbolic Gate in Independence Park

Located at one end of Seodaemun Independence Park stands Dongnimmun Gate, a large stone gate built... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
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“Symbolic Gate in Independence Park”
31 Aug 2016
“relaxing park”
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Located at one end of Seodaemun Independence Park stands Dongnimmun Gate, a large stone gate built in 1897 with the funds kindly donated by Korean people, it symbolises Korea's strong desire for independence. To build the gate another gate, Yeongeunmun Gate, the foundation stones were...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

The gate was built in 1897 after the Sino Japanese war in Weihai. It's purpose was to inspire a feeling of independence from China which had traditionally been a protectorate of Korea. The gate was built at the site where Ming/Qing envoys were received by...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Not much to see but if you have visited Seodaemun prison history museam then maybe worth walking past. From the prison it is only a couple of minutes walk through the park and right next to another entrance to the metro. It is a memorial...More

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Seodaemun
Walk within this area, centered on what used to be the
western gate of traditional Seoul, and you'll get a
glimpse of Korea’s past through the beautiful and
historic buildings that are scattered throughout.
Whether wandering around Deoksugung’s palace walls or
touring more historically somber sites such as
Seodaemun Prison, this is one of the best places for
culture, architecture, and history lovers. Jeongdong
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