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Memorial Monument

  • Name : Memorial Monument
  • Location : 39 Daljeon-ri, Gapyeong-eub, Gapyeong-gun
  • Date of Erection : June 6, 1972 (Reconstructed in December 15, 1977)
  • Manager : Gapyeong-gun
  • Commemoration Date : June 6
  • Memorial Monument Overview
    • Land Area : 1,983㎡
    • Stylobate Height : 2.5m
    • Monument Height : 15m
    • Main Materials : Cement, stones
    • Inscription : The nation offers this tower to remember the departed war heroes who sacrificed their lives to protect the nation.

Purpose of Installation

The memorial monument was reconstructed in Dec. 15, 1977 in order to remember the war heroes from Gapyeong who sacrificed their lives during the Korean War and Memorial Day services are held every year here.

Information

The Memorial Monument was erected in Eubnae 8ri in Gapyeong-gun on June 6, 1972 but due to the expanded urban area and noise caused by it, it was determined that the sanctity to the war dead would be destroyed. Thus on December 15, 1977 , it was reconstructed at its current location and memorial services are held in honor of the heroes that protected the country on June 6 of every year.

Traffic Information

Public Transportation

  • Train : Board Chuncheon, Gangweon-do bound (Gyeongchun-line) train at Cheongnyangni and get off at Gapyeong StationBoard Cheongnyangni-bound (Gyeongchun line) train at Chuncheon Station in Gangweon-do and get off at Gapyeong tation 10 minute walk
  • Bus : Board Chuncheon, Gangweon-do bound bus at Sangbong Terminal or Dongseoul Terminal and get off at Gapyeong Terminal Board Sangbong or Dongseoul-bound bus at Chuncheon Terminal and get off at Gapyeong Terminal * 10 minute walk
  • Driving : Use Route 46 from Seoul to Chuncheon, Gangweon-do and make a right (towards Namiseom Island) at Gapyeong-eub Samgeori -> Memorial Monument Use Route 46 from Chuncheon to Seoul and make a right (towards Namiseom Island) at Gapyeong-eub Samgeori -> Memorial Monument