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Seoul: Myeong-dong Cathedral (Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception)

About Myeong-dong Cathedral in Seoul:

The Myeongdong Cathedral (formally known as Cathedral Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception), is the national cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seoul.

The Blessed Virgin Mary as the Immaculate Conception was decreed the principal Patroness of Korea by Pope Gregory XVI in 1841. The cathedral serves as a community landmark, tourist attraction, and a notable symbol of Roman Catholicism in Korea. The Korean government assigned the cathedral as a historic site (No. # 258) on 22 November 1977, making it a cultural property and asset of the country.

Sunday Masses are in several languages, and it least one of the Masses is in English.  Consult their website below for details.

Finding Myeong-dong Cathedral in Seoul:

Address:  74 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Tel: +82 2-774-178

Click here for the official website of myeong-Dong Cathedral in Seoul, South Korea (there is an English language option at the top of the page)


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