The Changui Militia Monument is in at the entrance to Manguri Park. The monument is dedicated to the people who in November 1907 set up an army of 10,000 strong called the “righteous army” and marched into Seoul to fight the Japanese and gain independence. The Militia were unsuccessful due to being heavily outnumbered by the Japanese who had superior weapons. The militia retreated. A lot of the leaders of the militia and people were killed or torture by the Japanese. On July 31, 1991 a monument among other things were erected in Manguri Park. Some of the militia and other Koreans activists are buried at Manguri Park.
Opening Hours / Admission
Open 24 hours all year round.
How to get to the Changui Militia Monument Seoul:
Take the Jungang line to Mangu station and leave exit 1 and follow the map below. The monument will be at the entrance to Manguri Park.
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