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Jeoldusan Martyrs' Shrine

96-1 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 121-883, South Korea
+82 2-3142-4434
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24 Oct 2016
“Solemn Place Dedicated To Catholic Missionaries”
3 weeks ago
“Religious visit”
96-1 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 121-883, South Korea
+82 2-3142-4434
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've came to this place since our Church's was named Kim Tae Gon. So we began to search about korean martyr history. And we found that jeoldusan martyr's shrine is the place. The place itself is easy to find, accessible from metro. Using #2 metro...More

Thank millyas w
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This used to be one of my favourite places to go back to or just take a walk at and I thought it was really nice that they wanted to honor the memory of the Catholic missionaries. That changed today when I discovered an 'anti-foreign'...More

1  Thank YesolChoi
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Catholics were persecuted in Korea during the 1800's. The shrine is dedicated to those early missionaries and clergy who were persecuted for practicing and spreading the Catholic faith. I have to say that Koreans take the faith very seriously and I was surprised to see...More

Thank d h
Reviewed 20 October 2015

It is easy to forget that less than 150 yeas ago, Christians were executed in mass here in Korea. The shrine is a fitting reminder of how far the nation has come. When combined with a walk through the cemetery of foreigners, it makes for...More

1  Thank mkm1013
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

A museum that shows examples of how Christians were tortured in the 1800's for their faith. History says that over 8,000 were beheaded and rolled down the mountain into the river.

Thank LindaKayC
Reviewed 26 January 2014

A great place to learn about the History of the Catholic church in korea, the Martyrs who shed blood for the Church. Very Easy to find.

Thank Aldwin D
Reviewed 6 March 2013

CC(2013. 3) When I go there, I thought first, even though I am not a Catholic, I thought the building was wonderful, and second, Everyone except me was all Catholics. When I go to museum, fee was 2000 won each, but I didn't have change,...More

1  Thank HanJuyoung
Reviewed 16 December 2012 via mobile

great place... even though i am not a cathlotic... I really enjoyed there.....

Thank lovelydaytoyou
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Jeoldusan Martyrs' Shrine is important as a shrine and small museum about Catholism in Korea. Unlike most countries in East Asia, Korea has a sizable Christian population (20-25%). Korea's early confrontations with the Catholic faith was anything but peaceful, many of the faithful died in...More

Thank kjmagnuson
Reviewed 25 October 2012

This is a great place to visit if you are interested in the history of Christianity in Korea. Sunday is the best time to come (if the weather is clear) as many prayer meetings are held on the grounds.

Thank BlackadderIII
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