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Ojukheon

201 Jukheon-dong, Gangneung, Gangwon-do, South Korea
033-640-4457
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Ranked #6 of 28 attractions in Gangneung
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 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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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 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 stars Reviewed December 3, 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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