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Magnificent brick building painstakingly renovated!

As a British expatriate who has lived in South Korea for 15-years, it was only natural that I would... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Peter320318
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Ulsan, South Korea
Good to look around for historical reason

It was fun to visit a place which was used as a consulate in the past. It shows that Shimonoseki... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
OISEAU_K
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Seoul, South Korea
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5 Sep 2018
“Magnificent brick building painstakingly renovated!”
21 Sep 2017
“Good to look around for historical reason”
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

As a British expatriate who has lived in South Korea for 15-years, it was only natural that I would pay a visit to the Shimonoseki Former British Consulate when visiting the area for a few days. Designated an 'Important Cultural Property' by the Government, the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

It was fun to visit a place which was used as a consulate in the past. It shows that Shimonoseki was gate for trades and transport between Western countries and Japan in those times. Anyway it is just a building. It is meaningful to be...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2010

During History lessons back in school many years ago, I learnt about the Treaty of Shimomoseki. At that time, it was just something to be learnt and talked about during an examination. Recently, my son and I took a holiday in Chugoku, western Honshu, Japan...More

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