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Yangjae Road2

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A: Yangjae-cheon River

by soondong-park, 40 meters away

Yangjae-cheon River

B: Yangjae-cheon Park

by soondong-park, 60 meters away

Yangjae-cheon Park

C: Samhomulsan in yangjae-dong

by soondong-park, 200 meters away

Samhomulsan in yangjae-dong

D: Intel Creative Teacher Workshop

by Choohan Cho, 1.4 km away

Strengthening the core idea of ​​the 21st century, sharing lessons

Intel Creative Teacher Workshop

E:

by soondong-park, 2.3 km away

F: Aqua art bridge

by Suk-Hoon Beck, 2.3 km away

Aqua art bridge

Aqua art  bridge

G: Opera Theater Lobby_예술의전당

by You Changyeol, 2.5 km away

예술의 전당 오페라하우스 중앙 로비 입니다...

Opera Theater Lobby_예술의전당

H: Seoul Arts Center_Hangaram Art Museum

by You Changyeol, 2.6 km away

Hangaram Art Museum is located on the left wing of Seoul Arts Center, being true to its function as a...

Seoul Arts Center_Hangaram Art Museum

I: 예술의 전당(Seoul Art Center)

by You Changyeol, 2.6 km away

1988년 국내 최초의 복합아트센터로 개관한 예술의 전당은, 굵직한 공연을 끊임없이 선보이며 우리나라 문화예술의 메카로 자리 매김했습니다. 웅장한 원형 건물로 지어진 오페라하우스를 ...

예술의 전당(Seoul Art Center)

J: Seoul Arts Center_Stairs Plaza

by You Changyeol, 2.6 km away

대중 프로그램 수용공간으로 팝콘서트, 해프닝 등 계단을 이용한 프로그램들을 개발, 아마추어들의 발표의 장으로 활용됩니다.

Seoul Arts Center_Stairs Plaza

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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