Yakhyeon Catholic Church

04506  447-1 Cheongpa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul  

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Yakhyeon Catholic Church was the first Western-style church ever built in Korea. Located in Jungnim-dong, the church can be seen from Seoullo 7017. Yakhyeon Catholic Church has historical significance as a religious site and its architecture was hugely influential on the architectural styles of other churches in Korea. The building was destroyed by fire in 1998 but it was subsequently restored.


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04506  447-1 Cheongpa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul  
- Seoul Station (subway lines 1, 4) exit 1, roughly 10 min. away on foot
- Chungjeongno Station (subway lines 2, 5) exits 4, 5, roughly 10 min. away on foot

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Latest 5 reviews of Yakhyeon Catholic Church

  • A hidden gem worth looking for
    We finally visited this charming church on our 4th visit to Seoul. It is off the beaten track, and we actually got a little lost but met a friendly elderly couple who were walking to the church to...
    Rating:5 Joanne K2017-01-14
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