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A: 이규환의 묘소

by gilyong-kang, 5.1 km away

충청남도홍성군홍성읍송월리224에서 본 이규환의 묘비

이규환의 묘소

B: Yi Eung No Sudeok Inn

by Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 16.3 km away

This is the place where a great painter, Yi Eungno(1904~1989) made art works. he let the world know t...

Yi Eung No Sudeok Inn

C: Forest.

by Kil jae Lee, 20.8 km away

Forest.

D: Bo Kwang Temple

by Choi JooHyeong, 22.5 km away

Temple in korea

Bo Kwang Temple

E: 서산A지구방조제

by zig zag, 25.0 km away

충청남도 홍성군 서부면 궁리 분류 교통시설 > 페리해운

서산A지구방조제

F: Anmyondo Fish Farming

by Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 26.1 km away

Anmyondo Fish Farming

G: Bongkoksa Temple

by Min Heo, 30.0 km away

Bongkoksa Temple

I: End

by hayonglee, 30.6 km away

End

J: Baekje barrage

by hayonglee, 31.1 km away

부여 백제보에서 촬영한 파노라마 영상입니다.따뜻한 봄날이 되면 가족들과 한번 나들이 해도 좋은 장소입니다. 부여의 역사체험과 더불어서~~~가까운 추천코스로는 백제역사제현단지가 있을것...

Baekje barrage

This panorama was taken in Korea

This is an overview of Korea

Korea is one of the oldest continuous civilizations in the world with over five thousand years of history. According to the original creation myth, the world we live in today is the work of the Heavenly Prince Hwanung, whose father was the King of Heaven.

The Heavenly Prince asked his father to give him some land to govern, so the Father sent him down to Mount Taebaek. With him the Prince brought the Minister of Clouds, the Earl of Rain and the Chancellor of Wind. They also brought three thousand helpers.

Under the shade of a sandalwood tree the Prince founded a holy city called Sinsi, the City of God. He put his Ministers in charge of three hundred and sixty areas of human culture, teaching them to grow crops and to make laws concerning what is good and what is evil.

A tiger and a bear living in a nearby cave saw this city and desperately wanted to become human. Every day they came to the sandalwood tree at the center of the city to pray fervently for becoming humans.

Hwanung saw their devotion and gave them instructions to remain in the cave and fast for one month, eating nothing but garlic and mugwort. The tiger was too impatient to stand the long and boring days in the cave, so he gave up and left, but Bear maintained the fast. At the end of the month she was transformed into a beautiful woman who became the mother of the Korean people.

Her first son was Don-gun, the First King of the Korean people. When Don-Gun passed on the throne to his own son, he became a Mountain God. It is interesting that mountain gods are still worshipped today in Korea.

Text by Steve Smith.

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