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Historic Park of Geoje POW Camp

61, Gyeryong-ro, Geoje, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
+82 55-639-0625
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Interesting to learn the history of this region. I would never have dreamt of coming here on... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2017
Helston, United Kingdom
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Interesting for history buffs

A lot of work went into the big dioramas which depicted the conditions at the camp. The grounds are... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2017
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61, Gyeryong-ro, Geoje, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
+82 55-639-0625
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Interesting to learn the history of this region. I would never have dreamt of coming here on holiday but I have been lucky enough to be here on a ship build. Even though the area is industrial it is still beautiful. Including the Geoje POW...More

Thank johnmw159
Reviewed March 31, 2017

A lot of work went into the big dioramas which depicted the conditions at the camp. The grounds are a bit hilly but you get a good idea of what life was like for those interred here.

Thank DetroiterOverseas
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Good place to learn about history and the devastating effect of a war. We get o know how korea end up being divided into North and South and the enemity between them. Kids can enjoy the activities and the 4d movie as well. Please take...More

1  Thank pmbhandari
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Not very pricey which was good takes about 1 hour to view. Better to go in summer when zip line is open

Thank teresa r
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Well worth a visit if your in the Okpo area and you enjoy historical visits. It doesn't take long to walk through the exhibits and is very interesting and well set out.

Thank Denise C
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Amazing piece of war history. This is obviously very far from Seoul and basically everywhere but its a must-see destination for any military in Korea

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is a MUST VISIT for anyone who are interested in history and for new generations to learn a lot from. It is Almost a live reminder of the atrocities of war that should not be repeated by future generations.

Thank 878fatmah
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This park represents a summary of a war journey ..the place is well maintained and I recommend anyone visiting this area to pay it a visit

Thank A R
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A must for every person visiting South-Korea & offcourse Geoje Island in particular. The POW camp is not a typical kind of Museum & you will see this very soon as well, as soon as you enter it; but it tells a story in a...More

Thank DJB_Denmark
Reviewed August 1, 2016

This was a good day out. Every tourist on Geoje should do it. There is a lot of information, and maybe sometimes too much written in Korean and not enough in English. However, a good visit.

Thank PaulHamm
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March 9, 2015|
Response from Legend G |
U can find bus to Baek hospital derection or taxi is easy from bus station to here only 5mins by taxi
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