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Seodaemun Prison - Seoul, South Korea
25 Jul — 26 Jul2
Seodaemun Prison - Seoul, South Korea
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About Seodaemun Prison

Retrace the history of Korea’s independence at Seodaemun Prison, a lasting symbol of Japan’s colonial occupation in the early-20th century. Built in 1908, the prison housed more than 3,000 Korean patriots and now serves as a memorial honoring those who suffered in the fight for independence.

Your guide will enlighten you on the prison’s past as you explore the original cell blocks where pro-democracy and independence activists were held. See the harrowing interrogation and torture rooms before wandering through the History Hall lined with the names of 90 Koreans known to have died here.

The prison is located within the Seodaemun Independence Park, which is home to a collection of memorial buildings and prominent statues. Wander around the gardens and Independence Square to take a closer look at Patriotic Martyr Monument and the Independence Gate, which was modeled after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Getting there

Seodaemun Prison is a few minutes’ walks from Dongnimmun Station on the Seoul Subway. Local buses arrive along Tongil Road from Seoul Station in roughly 30 minutes. There is also parking available at Seodaemun Independence Park.

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