Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)

  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)
  • Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상)

Explanation

The Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin was erected at the front of Gwanghwamun Square on April 27, 1968, in honor of the brave spirit and leadership of the Admiral. At 17 meters tall, the bronze statue stands firmly with a sword in his right hand, representing protection and patriotism. In front of the statue is a miniature turtle ship that the Admiral built, and at each front corner are two drums that were used to increase the morale of soldiers going to the battlefield.


Information Use

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Available Facilities
Gwanghwamun Square: Haechi Madang, Main Square, Admiral Yi Sun-shin Fountain, King Sejong Statue
* Fountain operating hours: April-October 10:00-19:50
* Subject to change depending on weather conditions

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Location

175, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul