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. By using our Seoul day trip planning site , you can arrange your visit to Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Sin and other attractions in Seoul.
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  • The hero of Korea, Yi Sun-sin statue. Located in the middle of the great Street, deliberately visible. That image vividly shows in Korea for his position.
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  • A few times the statues have a symbolic or historical value but this has really. Represents a true hero of Korean history. A general, lived in the second half of the 16th century, who fought the famous battle against Japan where, despite the superiority of the enemy, was able to prevail. He died heroically in battle. his statue stands in front of the emperor.
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  • The statues of the capital Seoul this statue as plain and post them and do not consider it important to us.
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  • First time in Seoul, I took pictures of the Admiral Yi Sun Shin, not knowing there was a wonderful museum underground. My second time in Seoul, I was informed by a local friend that there was so much more to see. Beautiful museum telling the story of the admiral, battles fought against Japan and other nations, and history of old Korea. If you are visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace, YOU MUST visit this museum as well.
  • Admiral Lee is the most outstanding naval admiral in world history. If you do not come to Korea and see his statues and stories, you have not come to Korea.
  • Great history~~ the most important and the most famous person in Chosun dynasty!!
  • nice statue of the great admiral yi sun-sin
  • Lee the army as the most feared figure of the Japanese and the symbol of the beloved martyrs of Lee, who defended the nation, has the meaning of resisting the enemy and protecting the nation. In addition, the lee of the statue of Bronze is closer to the symbolic monument than the fact that the Lee will be behind the image of the army, but rather more compelling Lee will the historical meaning left by the army is to show that the great miracle of Lee the army to defend the sea has also set up the water spray field before Lee the bronze statue.
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