Seoul National Cemetery, Seoul

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The Seoul National Cemetery is located in Dongjak-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea. When established by presidential decree of Syngman Rhee in 1956, it was the country's only national cemetery. As the cemetery reached capacity in the early 1970s, Daejeon National Cemetery was established in 1976. Both cemeteries are overseen by the Ministry of Patriots' and Veterans' Affairs (South Korea).The cemetery is reserved for Korean veterans, including those who died in the Korean independence movement, Korean War, and Vietnam War.In August 2005, controversy was stirred by the visit of a North Korean delegation to the cemetery. The delegation was led by Kim Ki-Nam, and numbered 182 officials. The visit not only sparked outrage among those opposed to warmer relations with the North, but also raised fears that a future delegation from the South might be expected to pay their respects to Kim Il-sung in Pyongyang.The late president Kim Dae-Jung was interred there on Aug 23, 2009.The Seoul National Cemetery is near Dongjak Station on Seoul Subway Line 4 or Seoul Subway Line 9. Except for some special days, normally, the Seoul National Cemetery allows access to the public.
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  • September 14, 2017
    Family and friends aired while walking, such as flowers and trees, a pond, a small one in view of the great hidden Creek. Sometimes I come to fight, such as rice aired to sightsee
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  • July 17, 2017
    People who became victims in the Korean war, and very grave on the grounds it is sleeping. Also there was grave of the former Korea President. Repeat the tragedy of war was not just hope. I'd like to go to the time of cherry blossoms have a chance.
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  • July 7, 2017
    Probably not a teen's attractions, but is more suitable for long walks, Sakura fall pho. There are many beautiful varieties and are larger than the other.
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  • April 3, 2017
    The noble sacrifice of pure patriotic column solemnly where you can experience the spectacular cherry blossoms in spring
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  • June 21, 2017
    NET central column, Horn and the mind ... Just remember to have a doesaegineun mindset.
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  • June 12, 2017
    This year's memorial day comes the rain forecast for the afternoon and am on many of those who sacrificed for the country you have come/their sympathy for the faint
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  • January 9, 2017
    What I didn't know and as I walk (trap), President Park Chung-Hee Lee, but the CRUD immediately. ^^
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  • June 10, 2017
    Always got a clean and well-maintained road
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