Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

Historical Park Of Geoje POW CampHistorical Park Of Geoje POW Camp is a piece of history that takes us back to the devastation war had caused. It is dedicated to hundreds of thousand soldiers who fought for their country. It is located in  Gyeongsangnam-do, Geoje, South Korea.

This facility was built to hold the POW ( prisoners of war) after the outbreak of Korean War. It held around 170,000 prisoners of war. Later the camp was reconstructed into a historical park to help the visitors comprehend the tragedies of Korean War.

The trip starts with the Tank exhibition. Designed as war tank, it is surely going to entice you to take the trip back to the history.

Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

Inside the tank exhibition, you will see life-size statues of War Heroes.

Historical Park Of Geoje POW CampThen begins the journey of the POW camp. The exhibits clearly depict what all hardships soldiers faced during the war.

 

Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

 

Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

The visual are coupled with stunning sound effects. You will feel as if you are actually at the site of the war.

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The park is divided into many areas, each representing a different aspect of war.Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

Historical Park Of Geoje POW CampHistorical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

Historical Park Of Geoje POW CampHistorical Park Of Geoje POW CampHistorical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

Historical Park Of Geoje POW CampHistorical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

Historical Park Of Geoje POW CampHistorical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

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Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

There is a part of POW camp dedicated to ‘ World Peace’. You will see a beautiful exhibition inside. There is also a children play area & a 4 D movie show that runs for around 30 minutes. It shows a war movie. It is a nice one. You are surely going to enjoy it.

Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

 

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Your kids will love the whole experience & surely value the freedom more. :)

Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

 

Address 

Historical Park Of Geoje POW Camp

61, Gyeryong-ro, Geoje-si, Gyeongsangnam-do

 

Timing 

Mar- Oct 9:00 a.m. – 6:00p.m.

Nov-Feb 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Ticket Price

Adult – W 3,000

Teenagers – W 2,000

Children – W 1,000

 

 

For more information, you can also visit the official website here

 

( P.s – To know about more places  to visit in South Korea, travel & Tips, Click here. Happy Travelling. )

 

Garima Nag
A compulsive traveler, voracious reader & habitual fashionista. Love to explore, live & laugh. Read More

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