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Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Sin, Seoul
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Admire Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Sin, the representation of protection and patriotism. Erected in 1968, the bronze statue faces the city square and honors the admiral who defended Korea against the Japanese navy in the 16th century. Admire the 17 m (55 ft) depiction of the designer of "geobukseon" warships (turtle ships), a model of which stands at the feet of the admiral, serving as an educational guide and memorial to the 16th-century war. Learn about war tactics and the story of the great warrior's life. Put Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Sin on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Seoul trip builder.
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  • Statue of large dimensions of the national hero Admiral Yi Sunshin remembered for his victories against the Japanese invasion of Imjinweran in the 16TH century, as well as designed the main battleship Geobukseon of Joseon National Navy.
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  • This monument is steps away from the King Sejon and near the Gwanghwamun Gate so to visit the former really this statue is another of these monuments typical of seoul which you can not miss photograph.
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  • An ingenious and remarkable 17 century naval warriors who saved Korea from the Japanese invasions, Admiral Yi Sun-sin is still revered and respected by Koreans today that his nation's hero; His famous triumph in the Imjin War was part of the Korean Military History.
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  • 한국의 멋있는 중심
  • Este e' um belo trajeto para ser percorrido a pe', culminando com as visitas aos mais destacados atrativos turisticos de Seul.
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  • Please from here, there are many people, in honor of the General eye eye
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  • I visited Korea vs time and Algeria in the World Cup 2014 and the best people in respect
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