Myeongdong Cathedral in Seoul


Meaningful Days of Korean History

Myeongdong Cathedral in Seoul +

a date designated as a historical site
Tongqing Myeong-dong Cathedral is a cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Seoul located in Myeong-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, and is both a symbol and heart of the Korean Catholic Church.

This is the first place where the Korean church community was born and the remains of many martyrs were enshrined.

It is the first large-scale Gothic Catholic church built on the Korean Peninsula and the first main hall in Korea (a cathedral where priests reside and minister).

On November 22, 1977, it was designated as Historic Site No. 258.

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