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UN Memorial Cemetery

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Address: 93, UN pyeonghwa-ro, Nam-gu, Busan 48529, South Korea
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+82 51-625-0625
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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126 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 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.

Thank gonealot
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 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

Thank annbell124
Cave Creek, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

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

Thank Papaleadfoot
Redmond, Washington
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61 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 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.

Thank Robert H
Melbourne, Australia
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

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

Thank glenn h
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

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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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 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 

Thank Caitlin R
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 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 

Thank Fiona L
Beijing, China
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Reviewed 8 June 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 

Thank Daniel A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 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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