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Location DB > So Korea > Seoul > Jung-gu > Sohn Kee-chung Road
Sohn Kee-chung Road
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created by Steed on 11/25/2013 8:03 PM
last modified by Steed on 12/1/2016 9:47 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
A fairly typical abandoned neighbourhood close to Seoul Station. It appears to be almost totally demolished from the street, but if you go up the hill more there's quite a large abandoned neighbourhood back there.
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Type: Abandoned Neighbourhood
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information

Jung-gu, Seoul
So Korea
  • asbestos
  • avalanche
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  • fences
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    Closed: 0
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    The area takes its name from Sohn Kee-chung, a famous Korean patriot known for one of the most badass displays of shame in history. To save you a trip to Wikipedia, he won the gold for the marathon at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, but because Korea was occupied by Japan at the time it was counted as a win for Japan, so he and bronze medalist Nam Sung-yong bowed their heads in shame as they received their medals.

    Sohn's hometown was Daejeon, but a memorial park was established right next to this area in his honour in 2002. The park doesn't seem to be threatened by this renewal project.
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    First Visit
    Sun, Oct 13th, 2013
    posted by Steed
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 12/2/2016 5:45 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Dec 2 16 at 5:45, Steed validated this location
  • on Dec 1 16 at 9:47, Steed changed the following: Status
  • on Jun 30 14 at 7:09, Steed validated this location
  • on Nov 25 13 at 20:30, Steed made this location available
  • on Nov 25 13 at 20:29, Steed updated gallery picture Dusk
  • on Nov 25 13 at 20:29, Steed updated gallery picture Slope
  • on Nov 25 13 at 20:29, Steed updated gallery picture Karaoke bar
  • on Nov 25 13 at 20:29, Steed updated gallery picture Graffiti
  • on Nov 25 13 at 20:28, Steed updated gallery picture Blanketed
  • on Nov 25 13 at 20:28, Steed updated gallery picture The Four Great Evils
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