Trip Planner:   Asia  /  South Korea  /  Seoul  /  Sightseeing  /  Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Sin

Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Sin, Seoul

(4/5 based on 180 reviews on the web)
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.
Create a full Seoul itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Seoul

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Seoul by other users

4 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA May, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM BRUNEI January, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Asia BY A USER FROM INDIA August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Located inside Gwanghwamun square, you will not miss out on the Statue of Admiral Yi Sun Shin. I was not able to take a close photo of the statue during my visit though due to the barricade and the pe...  more »
  • This statue is located at Gwanghwamun Square. Close to Gyeongbokgung Palace. One of the top tourist attraction spot. Because there is a famous palace, a few museum near by. If you don't mind walk a li...  more »
  • Achievements in 16th-century hero who led the Korean Navy and Japan fight, prevented the invaders from Japan is being erected in seems to be. Sejong behind the visitors first to the monument of Admiral would witness from, would be quite a hero.
    View original
Google
  • 한국의 멋있는 중심
  • Este e' um belo trajeto para ser percorrido a pe', culminando com as visitas aos mais destacados atrativos turisticos de Seul.
  • If you spot something with continuous management and improvement right thinks.
    View original
  • Please from here, there are many people, in honor of the General eye eye
    View original
  • I visited Korea vs time and Algeria in the World Cup 2014 and the best people in respect
    View original