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Myeong-dong Cathedral 서울 명동성당

  • +82-2-774-1784
  • www.mdsd.or.kr
74, Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 중구 명동2가 1)

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.

Utilization information

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

・Parking Facilities : Available

Admission Fees

Free

Facilities for the Handicapped

Wheelchair ramp, designated restrooms

Interpretation Services Offered

For the mass schedule, please visit the official website.

Access

[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.

74, Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul


Traffic information

  • Subway Line 4 Myeongdong (명동)- 271.8m
  • Subway Line 2 Euljiro 1(il)ga (을지로입구)- 509.1m
  • Subway Line 3 Euljiro 3(sam)ga (을지로3가)- 525.7m
  • Subway Line 2 Euljiro 3(sam)ga (을지로3가)- 525.7m
  • Subway Line 3 Chungmuro (충무로)- 658.4m
  • Subway Line 4 Chungmuro (충무로)- 658.4m

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