The Yangnim-dong Missionary Cemetery is the final resting place of 23 missionaries who brought Christianity to Gwangju and led the movement to free the nation from under Japanese colonial rule. Yangnim-dong in Gwangju Metropolitan City was the main area in which Priest Bae Yu-ji and Dr. Clement Owen carried out their work as the first missionaries to Jeollanam-do.
77, Jejung-ro, Nam-gu, Gwangju[Google Map]
www.namgu.gwangju.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Culture Complex Station (Gwangju Subway Line 1), Exit 3.
Go straight 500m towards Seonam University Hospital.
Cross the bridge, turn left, and go straight 250 m towards Sajik Park.
After passing Yangnim Police Station, you will see a sign for the Honam Theological University on the right.
From Gwangju U-Square Bus Terminal, take the bus marked Cheomdan 09.
Get off at Chonnam National University Hospital Bus Stop.
Walk approx. 1.2km towards Sajik Park.
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