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Jongmyo Plaza Park, Seoul

Jongmyo Plaza Park - Seoul, South Korea
Jongmyo Plaza Park
1 Hunjeong-dong, Seoul, South KoreaMap
+ 82 2 3707 9451
Neighborhood: Jongno-gu
Overview

Covering 39,670 square meters, this park is situated directly in front of the Jongmyo Royal Shrine. Plenty of benches, facilities and fresh-water drinking fountains are conveniently located throughout the park. Visitors can even drink from a spring where kings of the Chosun Dynasty quenched their thirst before entering the shrine hundreds of years ago. Enjoy a pleasant stroll among the trees and in the plaza of culture and art. Visitors can also view an historic statue depicting Lee Sang-jae, a Korean patriot who protested against Japanese rule in the colonial period (1910-1945). An underground parking lot boasts a 1,000-car capacity!

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Jongmyo Plaza Park General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Sports and the Outdoors
  • Nearest Train: Jongno 3-ga Station-Lines 1, 5, 3, Bus: From Jongno 2 (i)-ga to Jingo 4(sa)-ga: No. 5-1, 23, 25, 30
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