Introduction

Myeong-dong Cathedral is the Church for Archdiocese of Seoul and was also the birthplace for the Roman Catholic Church community in Korea.

The church houses the remains of several individuals: Bishop Laurent Joseph Marie Imbert (1796-1839), and priests Peter Simon (1803-1839), James (Jacques Honor Chastan, 1803-1839) and Pourthie Jean Antoine Charles (1830-1866) and four martyrs.

Myeong-dong Cathedral is located in downtown Seoul and tourists frequently come and visit the place. Near the cathedral are other tourism spots such as Namsangol Hanok Village preserving Korean traditional houses, N Seoul Tower overlooking Seoul and Namdaemun Market, a traditional market with a wide variety of food and goods.

 

Address: 

74, Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

 

Homepage: 

www.mdsd.or.kr (English, Korean)

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Available

 

 

Transportation

 

[Subway]
Myeong-dong Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 8.
- Turn left and walk along Myeongdong 10(sip)-gil St. for about 300m and turn right at the intersection.
- Turn right and walk along Myeongdong-gil St. for 100m to the Catholic Center.
- The cathedral is on the right.

Euljiro 1(il)-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 5.
- Turn right and walk along Myeongdong 3(sam)-gil St. for about 250m.
- Turn left and walk along Myeongdong-gil St. for 100m to the Catholic Center.
- The cathedral is on the right.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Admission Fees: 

Free

 

Facilities for the Handicapped: 

Wheelchair ramp, designated restrooms

 

Interpretation Services Offered: 

For the mass schedule, please visit the official website.

 

telname: Myeongdong Cathedral

zipcode: 04537

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (English, Korean, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-774-1784

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