The War Memorial of Korea

The War Memorial of Korea is a museum located in , Yongsan-gu, , . It opened in 1994 on the former site of the army headquarters to exhibit and memorialize the military history of Korea.

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is a symbol of the Korean War at the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul. is situated 160 metres southwest of The War Memorial of Korea. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in and is the cultural organization that represents . is situated 1½ km south of The War Memorial of Korea. Photo: Jinah78, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Metro station
is a subway station on the Line 4 and Line 6 of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. is situated 290 metres west of The War Memorial of Korea. Photo: LERK, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The N Seoul Tower, officially the YTN Seoul Tower and commonly known as Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower, is a communication and observation tower located on in central , South Korea. is situated 2 km northeast of The War Memorial of Korea. Photo: Jessica Gardner, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a dong, neighbourhood of Yongsan-gu in , .

is in 's geographic center, sandwiched between Seoul's two major cultural and economic centers, Gangnam and Jongno/Jung. Photo: Jinah78, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The War Memorial of Korea

37.5363° or 37° 32' 10.7" north
126.9771° or 126° 58' 37.4" east
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: نصب حرب كوريا التذكاري
  • Chinese: 戰爭紀念館
  • Chinese: 韓國戰爭紀念館
  • Chinese: 韩国战争纪念馆
  • English: War Memorial of Korea
  • French: Mémorial de guerre de Corée
  • German: Koreanische Kriegsgedenkstätte
  • Italian: Monumento ai Caduti della Corea del Sud
  • Japanese: 戦争記念館
  • Korean: 대한민국 전쟁기념관
  • Korean: 용산 전쟁기념관
  • Korean: 전쟁기념관
  • Malay (generic): Taman Peringatan Perang Korea
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: bite
  • Portuguese: Memorial da Guerra das Coreias
  • Russian: Военный мемориал Республики Корея
  • Russian: Военный мемориал республики Корея

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