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Australian National Korean War Memorial

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A fine memorial to a much forgotten war

There's much to be learned here at the Australian National Korean War Memorial, not least that it... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
EHinOz
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Sydney, Australia
Poses interesting questions

A large memorial with many parts that challenge your thoughts on this conflict . The design is... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
taqueeney
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Melbourne, Australia
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22 Sep 2018
“A fine memorial to a much forgotten war”
9 Jul 2018
“The invasion”
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

There's much to be learned here at the Australian National Korean War Memorial, not least that it was the first UN action with multi-nation involvement. Take a little time to read and learn about this unfinished conflict. You will be rewarded.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EHinOz
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a monument about the Australian National Korean War Memorial. The Australians came to the rescue when North Korea invaded South Korea. The monument shows a huge obelisk and lots of metal poles where two soldiers are amidst these pools. The soldiers were holding...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A large memorial with many parts that challenge your thoughts on this conflict . The design is clever and encourages questions from kids

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank taqueeney
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Makes you feel proud and sad that all this has to happen all the time to keep peace in the world and not let others take over or treat people badly. So sad.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 881kathyd
Reviewed 19 February 2016

These memorials are well maintained and somewhat haunting. They are worth a visit- especially for the history buffs.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Whilst at first glance this may seem like a bland memorial, there are many different components that give meaning and depth to it. An example is the obelisk, which is a memorial to those with no known grave, while the stainless steel poles represent all...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 890RichardF
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This memorial is one of a number (12 or so) memorials along Anzac Parade. The memorial captures the architecture of the 1950s and commemorates those who served in the 'forgotten war'. Worth a visit to learn and remember those who served. But best undertaken with...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank silverstreak78
Reviewed 24 August 2012

The Korean War is often called the forgotten war. This memorial serves to highlight those forgotten warriors. It is worth taking the time to learn about the symbolism behind the artifacts that comprise this memorial.

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank Brumbiesfan
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Thought they could have done a better job on this one given the standard of some of those around it.

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank Turbogirl25
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Really love this it has done my father and his mates proud.

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank lynne s
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