Imjingak (임진각), located 7 km from the Military Demarcation Line, is now at the forefront of tourism related to the Korean Conflict and the Imjingak “resort” that was built to console those from both sides who are unable to return to their hometowns, friends and families because of the division of Korea.
And It is located on the banks of the Imjin River in the city of Paju, South Korea and It has many statues and monuments regarding the Korean War.
It was built in 1972 with the hope that someday unification would be possible.
Three-storied Imjingak is surrounded by several Monuments, Unification Park and North Korea Center.
Outside Imjingak, there are 12 kinds of tanks and crafts on display that were used during the Korean Conflict.
In front of Imjingak is the Gyeongui Train Line which was destroyed during the Korean Conflict in 1950. It has been under construction since 2000. Every year many events for unification are held at Imjingak.
Imjingak is now one of the famous tourist spots for foreigners in Gyeonggi-do Province because it is possible to visit without going through any security checkpoints.
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