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Myungdong Cathedral, Seoul

Myungdong Cathedral - Seoul, South Korea
Myungdong Cathedral
1 Myong-dong 2ga, Seoul, South KoreaMap
Jung-gu
+82 2 774 3890
Neighborhood: Jung-gu
Overview

Myungdong Cathedral was the first redbrick building to be constructed in Seoul. It is located in one of the most affluent shopping districts in Korea. Consecrated in 1898, it was built in the Gothic style and took four years to complete. The main edifice is 23 meters high, while the steeple soars another 22 meters. Twenty different types of bricks in two colors, red and gray, were used in the construction. Sunday English masses are at 10a. The cathedral has been designated a historical site.

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Myungdong Cathedral General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
  • Nearest Train: Myung-dong Station-Line 4
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