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Ojukheon

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Address: 201 Jukheon-dong, Gangneung, Gangwon-do, South Korea
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Phone Number: +82 33-640-4457

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Honor the Mother of Korea

This is a large park and structures honoring the Mother of Korea and her scholar son. There is a lot of history here and large grounds and gardens.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a large park and structures honoring the Mother of Korea and her scholar son. There is a lot of history here and large grounds and gardens.

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Seoul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

It is home for a guy on 5,000 KRW note B and a lady on 50,000 KRW note. You will be able to see how people in Chosun dynasty (not common people, noble(Yangban) people) lived. But before you visit, I recommend a brief look on this subject.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The museum to know the history of Yulgeok Yi Yi, a famous Korean scholar from Joseon Dinasty. The museums are well-maintained and the park is very clean. A place worth visiting in Gangneung.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

There were great two Confusion scholars during Joseon dynasty. The one was Ehwang the other was EE. This is the place of EE (Lee Lee) was bornd. And his mother was very famous for good education. He is printed in 5000 note she is printed in 50000 note. (Korean bill). Great pleace of meaning. :)

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Gangneung, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Government operated open museum which captures many of the artifacts of how the nobles lived in the past. Things to view include are buildings, walkways and numerous artifacts both from everyday life to scientific measurements of nature. Coffee shops and memento shops are conveniently located across the street.

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Ben Lomond, NSW, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

Beautiful grounds, well maintained buildings and a story to tell. Well worth visiting. The history of these buildings relates to the people who made a difference in Korea and their related impact on the nations history is remembered on the 50 000w and 5 000w notes.

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

If you are in Gangneung, take a taxi or a bus (202, 302 or 303) to go check out the house of Sinsaimdang and his son Yulgok. If you don't know who they are, just take out your wallet and have a look at a 5000W and 50 000W bill. Inside, you'll see their traditional house, a museum about Gangneug... More 

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Guri, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

CYC ( 2014.01.17 ) Ojuk means black bamboo. There was a birthplace of Scholar Yul-gok and His Mother Shin Sa-im-dang. Yulgok was described in 5,000 won bill, and Shin Saimdang in 50,000 won bill. This place was some Korean-style house and some museum. About 1 hour or more, you can enjoy Korean history and atmosphere.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2012

This beautiful Yangban (Korean aristocracy) house is a great place to visit in Gangeung. The house is most known for the home of Sinsaimdang (1504-1551) and her son Yulgok (scholar and politician of the Joseon Period) who was born here. If you don't have time to look up these two well-known figures of the Joseon dynasty, take out your money!... More 

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