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UN Memorial Cemetery, Busan
(4.7/5 based on 280 reviews on the web)
Visit UN Memorial Cemetery, the final resting place for 2,300 soldiers and non-combatants killed during the Korean War. A burial ground for United Nations Command casualties, the cemetery represents the only site of its kind in the world, highlighting the international scope of the war on the Korean Peninsula. Permanent memorials--29 in total--stand in the cemetery, with the nationalities of the deceased all represented in separate memorials, displaying symbols of national identity as well as of international cooperation. Plan your visit to UN Memorial Cemetery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Busan vacation builder.
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  • End of the day and almost a perfect way to finish of a busy day of sightseeing. Try and get there for the flag lowering at 4pm, short video gives a good intro of the site etc. 
  • Busan was the last piece of land the UN forces could hold against the Chinese and North Koreans after the US forces had failed to detect that the communist built up 750.000 men behind their army. The ...  more »
  • Any one who has read about the Korean War should visit this cemetery. It is nicely laid out with plenty of trees and flowers. The visitor centre provides a short video giving the background to this ce...  more »