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Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Sin, Seoul

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Monument Tourist Spot
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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  • Once you are done with the palace. Go down the main square to see the shops and the statue. There are some floor fountain around the statue were kid would be playing. It is fun to see or if you wanna ...  more »
  • Another statue on the main street. If you are around go to see it. Near all important locations. A statue of an important admiral in the history of Korea.  more »
  • Admiral Yi Sun-Sin defeated the Japanese invaders during the sixteenth century and is commemorated in this impressive bronze statue.  more »
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