Introduction

The house of entrepreneur and activist Seo Sang-don is located in the heart of Daegu. Seo ran a business manufacturing paper, linen, and cotton products, and briefly managed text crops for the government. In 1907, in an effort to repay national debt and to gain independence from Japan, Seo launched the National Debt Repayment Movement as well as a nationwide campaign calling for people to quit smoking.

In celebration of Seo's leadership, the City of Daegu restored Seo's old house and opened it to the public. The City also built the National Debt Repayment Park and erected a statue of Seo in his honor.

 

Address: 

6-1, Seoseong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

Mondays, National Holidays, Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) & Seollal (Lunar New Year’s Day) Holidays

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Not available (visitors are advised to park at paid parking lot at Maeil Newspaper Co.)

 

 

Transportation

 

Banwoldang Station (Daegu Subway Line 1 or 2), Exit 18.Go straight for approx. 170m and turn right onto Yangnyeong-gil Road. Go about 100m
and turn left at the first corner.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Admission Fees: 

Free

 

Korean Info. Service: 

Available on Saturday & Sunday

 

zipcode: 41933

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-53-256-3762

usetime: 09:00-18:00

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