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  • Seongjusaji [photo]

    Seongjusaji (temple site)

    A temple site in Seongju-ri, Seongju-myeon, Boryeong-si. The Sungjusa Temple Site contains Nanghyehwasang Baekwolbogwang Pagoda and Monument (National Treasure No. 8), a five-storied stone pagoda (Treasure No. 19), central three-storied stone pagoda (Treasure No. 20), western three-storied stone pagoda (Treasure No. 47), eastern three-storied stone pagoda and a stone lantern of regional cultural properties.

  • Ocheon Chungcheong Suyeongseong [photo]

    Ocheon Chungcheong Suyeongseong (fortress)

    Ocheon Port was a center of trade with the Tang Dynasty during the United Silla period. As Japanese pirates often appeared around the port area during the Goryeo Dynasty, Ocheonseong (fortress) was built as a lookout to the sea. During the Joseon Dynasty, the military base of Chungcheong Sugun Jeoldosa (naval commander-in- chief) was constructed in Ocheon. Presently, Manghwamun (the north gate), Jinhyulcheong where the poor were well cared for, a military camp for officers, and a fortress still remain.

  • Nampo Gwanamun [photo]

    Nampo Gwanamun (gate)

    Nampo Eupseong (fortress) which was constructed during the Joseon Dynasty has been well preserved. Nampo- hyeon government buildings such as Jinseoru, Oksanamun, and Dongheon have been well preserved also.

  • The Tomb of General Jwa-Jin Kim [photo]

    The Tomb of General Jwa-Jin Kim

    Since 1974, the Tomb of General Jwa-Jin Kim (a commander of the Korean Independence Army) has been sacredly preserved. In order to pass down his achievement and spirit of independence to future generations, a date for a sacrificial offering was set for October 22 when the Cheongsan-ri Battle ended in victory. Every year, many celebrities visit this tomb and pay tribute to the General’s achievement and integrity.

  • Boryeong Fortress and Gate [photo]

    Boryeong Fortress and Gate

    Boryeong Fortress was constructed during the Goryeo Dynasty and remodeled from a mud castle to a stone fortress during the Joseon period. A tablet called “Haesanru” at the entrance was written by San-Hae Lee who was a prime minister of the Joseon Dynasty during the reign of King Seonjo.