Myeong-dong Catholic Cathedral
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74 Myeong-dong-gil, Jung-gu · interesting places nearby
Myeong-dong Catholic Cathedral information
Go inside this elegant, red- and grey-brick Gothic-style cathedral, consecrated in 1898, to admire the vaulted ceiling and stained-glass windows. The cathedral provided a sanctuary for student and trade-union protestors during military rule, becoming a national symbol of democracy and human rights. Its sleek modern plaza entrance adds an intriguing 21st-century touch with designer shops and cafes.