War Memorial of Korea

 

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[box_dark]War Memorial of Korea | 전쟁기념관[/box_dark]

The War Memorial of Korea exhibits various weapons and equipment from Korea’s prehistoric times to the modern period as well as paintings of battlefields and sculptures of notable warriors. An open-air exhibition displays war tanks, planes, and guns. On June 25, the date when the Korean War broke out in 1950, the museum will offer visitors military rations. Admission is free.

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Go for an authentic Korean experience of bovine organ parts! Leading the pack of restaurants serving cow and pork intestines is Pyeongyangjip (평양집), which sits right in front of Exit 14 of Samgakji Station 삼각지역.

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A shopping haven sits next door in Itaewon.

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Its outdoor plaza features performances of military marching band music and traditional martial arts
at 2pm every Friday and on public holidays, including Memorial Day (June 6).

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Closed on Mondays. T. 02-709-3139, www.warmemo.or.kr
(8 Yongsan-dong 1-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul | 서울시 용산구 용산동1가 8)

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Samgakji Station 삼각지역 (Line 4, 6), Exit 12


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