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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  • That's where four seasons trees beautiful child tells about the history of our sick those who sacrifice for the country and the pious mind closer to home and there is the occasional walk
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  • 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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  • 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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  • The noble sacrifice of pure patriotic column solemnly where you can experience the spectacular cherry blossoms in spring
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  • NET central column, Horn and the mind ... Just remember to have a doesaegineun mindset.
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  • 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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  • What I didn't know and as I walk (trap), President Park Chung-Hee Lee, but the CRUD immediately. ^^
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