The War Memorial of Korea, Seoul

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Initially used as the Korean army headquarters, The War Memorial of Korea today serves to memorialize the nation's military history. Established in 1993, the building contains six indoor exhibition halls and one outdoor center, which displays more than 13,000 military items and war memorabilia. With the purpose to educate future generations by collecting, preserving, and showcasing historical records and relics, the museum has become one of the most prominent touristic landmarks of its kind in the world. Explore the halls divided into different themes, such as the Korean War, war history, and large equipment room, among others. Some special exhibitions require purchasing a ticket. You can plan Seoul trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • I visited to study history. The location is very good and the hotel is very close to the subway station. I was made to think about history from a different point of view.
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  • The view from the museum was perfect. And I know that the wedding hall is very well-equipped. The...
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  • If you want peace, remember war. So reads the center stone if the central plaza at the Korean War Memorial. Simple truth but a great reminder of how incredibly relatively lucky we are to love in a time where war, for most of us, is only something we experience through history books. The memorial is a beautiful dedication to those who fought to make today's peace possible.
  • It means a lot to me in many ways. Also I strongly believe a lot of people might be agree with me. Various materials are provided for visitors in English, Japanese, and Chinese. The most impressive thing to me was the hall of honoring soldiers who fight to death to help and protect South Korea. Definitely a valuable place to many people regardless of race, age, and sex!
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