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Myeong-dong Cathedral

74 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04537, South Korea
+82 2-774-1784
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Myeongdong District Tour and Shopping with Traditional Lunch
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74 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04537, South Korea
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
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+82 2-774-1784
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"english mass"
in 29 reviews
"sunday mass"
in 16 reviews
"virgin mary"
in 9 reviews
"attend mass"
in 8 reviews
"gothic architecture"
in 7 reviews
"myeongdong shopping district"
in 8 reviews
"the stained glass windows"
in 5 reviews
"immaculate conception"
in 5 reviews
"nice church"
in 4 reviews
"light a candle"
in 4 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 11 reviews
"gift shop"
in 5 reviews
"must visit place"
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"take pictures"
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"south korea"
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"catholic"
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This cathedral is quite striking and I enjoyed taking a stroll through it to admire the stained glass windows, large scale religious paintings, and sculptures inside. There was also a pretty and peaceful park out the back side of the cathedral where I got some...More

Thank SMLove226
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I stopped by this cathedral while in the area on my way to Seoul Tower. It makes for a 20-30 minute visit and it's always refreshing to get out of the noise of the city and into the peace of an impressive cathedral. While not...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A very nice cathedral. Service on Sundays in English. This place also played an important role in the process of democratization of South Korea.

Thank DeSouches
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to mass at the Cathedral and that was a beautiful experience. But we were hoping there would be more to walk around and see or a self-guided tour, since the Cathedral has a lot of history attached to it. Maybe is not available...More

Thank mocomama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very orderly mass arrangement during offering and communion. They divided into 3-4 sections for people to queue up by row and it was absolutely efficient, no chaos, and very fast. Unfortunately, during Easter Sunday, another mass followed right after our 9am, hence left little time...More

Thank Bnw3223
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the heart of Seoul, this gothic cathedral is the good place for pilgirimage. Although this first catholic church is just a step away from busy Myeongdong street, you can feel peace and quietness there. The English mass celebrated every Sunday at 9 a.m....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Myeongdong and the Myeongdong Cathedral is just a few meters from where we stayed. I searched online to look for the time an English mass is held. It is held at 9 am on Sundays. We were blessed to be able to...More

1  Thank Myla Y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is very near the hotel where we stayed.(Royal Hotel Seoul).It is just a few meters from the hotel.A must for all catholics while in seoul.After mass ,you can find a lot of coffee shop and restaurant within the area.

Thank batobato06
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The church is situated on a hill and look Gothic from the outside when we visit as most of the trees are bare. The church interior is beautiful.

Thank ropliew
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Came across this cathedral during my visit to Myeongdong shopping district. Cool building, check it out.

Thank Calvin F
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khayhui
12 March 2018|
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Response from ruffeecola | Reviewed this property |
Take the Metro to Yongsan Station From Yongsan Station, take train to Gapyeong Station From Gapyeong Station, take the “Gapyeong Tour Bus” to Nami Island Station. From Nami Island Station, walk to Gapyeong Wharf, take... More
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nissagema
23 January 2018|
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Response from ruffeecola | Reviewed this property |
regular schedule is on mdsd.or.kr/english/service.asp You may want to also contact them from that link.
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Tricia D
9 January 2018|
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Response from ruffeecola | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure how is your inquiry related to "Myeong-dong Cathedral Questions". You can check Google Maps, Exit 7.
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