Myeong-dong Cathedral, Seoul

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Besides serving as the seat of Seoul's archbishop, Myeong-dong Cathedral remains the symbol of Catholicism in South Korea. Completed in 1898, the imposing structure is dedicated to Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, regarded as the patron saint of the Korean nation. Admire the towering brick building, a prominent example of the Gothic Revival style, or step inside to admire the lavishly decorated walls and stained glass windows of the interior. You can take part in mass, in English, every weekend. Plan a Seoul trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • The church is situated on a hill and look Gothic from the outside when we visit as most of the trees are bare. The church interior is beautiful.  more »
  • The basilica is the most prestigious and historic church in the area of the first Seoul. Participants are free to enter, with painted glass and a holy stone. The whole community is quiet and quiet, and it makes people feel calm.
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  • I went to see one of the drama aplenty. It is a place quite different atmosphere is located in Myeong-dong. Or when I went in the road in front of the Cathedral have asserted something students, sock stand, was busy.
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  • For every Catholic, a nearby church is a must. This Cathedral is just in the heart of Myeongdong shopping area. However, English Mass during Sundays has only one time slot and it is at 9:00A.M. and the rest are in Korean. Always remember to come by the Cathedral at 9:00A.M., Sunday.
  • First Catholic Church in Korea. It was located in the middle of busy town in Myungdong. But you can feel very calm and find beautiful Gothic building.
  • A place of calmness. There is mass at 9 am on Sundays.
  • Peaceful and quiet place in busy business area. The catholic people are coming to pray in the evening. Very beautiful place in the night time.
  • The Myeongdong Cathedral is the head quarter cathedral of the Korean Catholic Church. It is a place where history has played a role in Korea's development. It is not just beautiful building, but a history. There is a shopping mall in the basement of Myeongdong Cathedral.

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