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First Catholic Church built in Kyoungsang province of Korea.

First Catholic Church built in Kyoungsang province of Korea. It was originally a Korean way house... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Dong L
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Busan, South Korea
Serene, tranquil place for worship

The only remaining structure in Daegu from the 1900s, according to visitkorea website. As... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2017
CessFP
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Manila, Philippines
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22 May 2018
“First Catholic Church built in Kyoungsang province of Korea.”
1 Feb 2018
“Daegu Gyesan Catholic Church - email address”
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10, Seoseong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu 41933, South Korea
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

First Catholic Church built in Kyoungsang province of Korea. It was originally a Korean way house but it was built in a way of western style after the church was burned down in 1901. It is one of the three major Catholic Churches in Korea....More

Thank Dong L
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Hi , do you know the email address of Daegu Gyesan Catholic Church? We are organizing a pilgrimage and I tried looking for the email address in their website but I cannot find it.

Thank jmt263
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Attended evening Sun mass with friend. Very solemn and calming. Organ was playing. I don't understand any Korean but enjoyed seeing people of faith worshipping. No kneeling took place during the service.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

While you probably can't go inside if it is late, the building is lit up, making the stained glass images really stand out.

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Reviewed February 5, 2017

The only remaining structure in Daegu from the 1900s, according to visitkorea website. As catholics, this church was something we really looked forward to visiting in Korea and I'm glad we did. The church was so serene and the architecture was impressive. The church surrounding...More

2  Thank CessFP
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Nostalgic, serene, accessible, good to be visited in Daegu. Masses at mid day. (Banwoldang station, Exit 18). Nearby: Protestant Church in Cheongna Hill

Thank ruffeecola
Reviewed August 4, 2016

아주아주 이쁘다 !!! Gyesan Catholic Church was built by Priest Robert, A.P. in 1899 which was constructed with wood using a Korean-style design.

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Reviewed July 9, 2016

Nothing special, although important cathedral in the centre of Daegu. Worth paying a short visit, if you are in the area

Thank lfgbaia
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Found it interesting and convenient that there was a TV in the church for those in the back who cannot see the altar and the priest. The interior is beautiful and unique to Korea. Felt at home, considering I'm a foreigner to Daegu, South Korea.

Thank SJay09
Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a nice cathedral in Daegu, near some other historical areas. It is nice and serene and quite pretty.

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