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Statue of Sejong the Great

Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Gwanghwamun / Jongno
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

A very impressive statue of very respected King. He died in the 15th century but left a solid mark on the country. An obvious integral part of Korea's history.

Thank elekesla
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a great statue to see while visiting Seoul. Sejong the Great is very important in Korean history and the citizens are very proud of the statue. It is absolutely beautiful and worth a 20-30 minute walk around the square to admire it. It...More

Thank SMLove226
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

As i informed this is sign of a king , witch made Korean alphabet. Also you will see alphabet there. A good view to the palace here also nice walking boulevard.

Thank Farrokh G
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Located in front of the gyeonggokbuk palace this statue is nice for take a photo for a short trip . go here

Thank dhannyhalimcatacipta
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The statue of Sejong the Great was very impressionant! Not only great to look at but you also receive a bit of knowledge of the Korean history. The location was perfect because not only is it in downtown, but you also get a wonderful view...More

Thank emmellyyy
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Really cool place. If you're interested in history this is perfect for you . But even if you're not its one of the best things to see in Seoul

Thank Roy H
Reviewed July 24, 2016

History lovers would enjoy learning about this king's achievements in the history. The statue looks great in the day and even better at night with the lights. Police are always around the area for security purpose. It's a great place to take a nice photo...More

Thank Honey2Star
Reviewed July 5, 2016

This is an important figure in Korean History- gracing the square and the korean won. He is responsible for inventing the Korean Alphabet and other instruments. He watches on his citizens and country and witnessed great changes. The underground centre is free and a great...More

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed June 21, 2016

The Underground information space was better than I expected. There is a lot of information to learn and it has nice media.

Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a must-see Museum it is super effective very informative and it learns and teaches you about who created the Korean language, known as hangul ( 한글) this is a fantastic Museum and it's definitely worth a go the only bad thing is the...More

Thank Prinster A
Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul,
Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s
most important historic sites and neighborhoods. Being
one of Seoul’s oldest neighborhoods, the area is rich
with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and
temples. Stand in the center of Gwanghwamun Square
with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of
you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and
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