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UN Memorial Cemetery

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Address: 93, UN pyeonghwa-ro, Nam-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Phone Number: 051-625-0625
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Full-Day Busan Tour Including Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
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Best of Busan With Yonggungsa Temple, Yongdusan Park and Dongbaek Island

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We didn't think we would have time to visit the Memorial and cemetery, but found ourselves across the street at the Busan Museum. I suggest that you take the time to cross the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't think we would have time to visit the Memorial and cemetery, but found ourselves across the street at the Busan Museum. I suggest that you take the time to cross the street.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute credit to the Koreans a must to visit when in Busan! We got on hop on and off bus and it was so cheap only about £8 each

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this ship's tour because walking was limited. What makes the cemetery more interesting is that many different countries are represented (unlike the U.S. overseas cemeteries with only U.S. service men/women). 21 countries are represented. The 15 minute film at the theater is interesting as is the visit to the Memorial Hall. Late submission due to extended overseas travel April-July

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Redmond, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful and somber place to pay respect to those that died defending Korea. The grounds are beautiful and a fitting memorial to those laid to rest here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sensational inspiration remember very well maintain with excellent aspects to see. Worth a visit transport is nearby for location

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cemetery is set amongst immaculately kept gardens and is a respectful memorial for those from many different nations who served and lost their lives. It is well-worth the visit. (Tip:If you go there by taxi, try to arrange for a return pick-up when you get dropped off as it is difficult to hail a taxi in that part of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I visited this cemetery as an Australian to pay tribute to my countrymen who fell in Korea. It was so interesting and eye-opening to see all the tributes for all countries involved. I'd also learned the youngest Epson to fall in the war was an Australian, which hit home. This place is incredible and is so full of information and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The weather was perfect with a little breeze the day we went, giving the gardens in the UN Memorial Cemetery an extra calmness. The cemetery was very big and would take more than an hour to stroll slowly and take in the beauty and the somewhat heavy weight of the place. Although I knew little about the Korean war, the... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The UN Memorial Cemetery doesn’t rival The Arlington National Cemetery in history and in beauty but then again they aren’t really rivals. I was just using the two as a point of reference. I will say it is the second nicest cemetery I’ve been to. It is such a moving place as the UN has honored all of the victims... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Although somber, this was one of the best places I visited during my late May trip to Busan. Perhaps it was fitting that I went one day prior to Memorial Day. It seemed appropriate to pay tribute to those who gave their lives during the Korean War. This Memorial commemorates the UN troop contributing countries and has its own version... More 

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