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"Myeong Dong Catholic Cathedral" Myeong Dong Cathedral Tip by jckim

Myeong Dong Cathedral, Seoul: 18 reviews and 30 photos


Myeong Dong Cathedral is the Cathedral Church of the Archdiocese of Seoul. It was also the first parish in Korea and remains a symbol of the Korean Church. In 1784 the first faith community gathered on this spot,
which was then known as Myeong-Nae-Bang. 1896.Fr. Poisnel, who succeeded Fr. Coste, completed the construction. In the 1970s and 1980s, Myeong Dong Cathedral became a focal point for the democracy govement in Korea an played and important role in social developments and the expansion of human rights.

Address: 1 Myeongdong-2ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
Directions: Subway Line 4, Myeongdong Stn, Exit 9
othercontact: Fax : 02-753-1784
Phone: 02-774-1784

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  • Written Jan 15, 2005
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