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Birth place of famous Joseon Calligrapher and his mother who is a famous artist of the Joseon... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
birdwithoutleg
Honor the Mother of Korea

This is a large park and structures honoring the Mother of Korea and her scholar son. There is a... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
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201 Jukheon-dong, Gangneung, Gangwon-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quick trip to Gangneung should include a visit to the historic Ojukheon House. Entrance free was only 3,000won or Php150 but since I was able to present a KTX ticket, I was given a 50% discount. If you are interested in knowing more about...More

Thank Marikeno
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Sin Saimdang and her son YulGok are two fascinating and important Korean historical figures. You will come away with much more understanding and appreciation of their portraits on the 50,000 and 5,000 won notes respectively after a short visit to these grounds. The museum did...More

1  Thank emilyjean430
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Here you can see, how 2 important Korean personalities have lived in the 16th century. A beautiful museum shows things from daily life, paintings and calligraphy.

Thank Detlef311
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Lots of Historical and heritage for korea. The lady saimdang created the won currency won 50thousand and his son won 5 thousand. A long history for south korea. A place must visit.

1  Thank Andy123_GM
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

알쓸신잡을 보고 다녀왔는데 매달 마지막주 수요일은 문화의 날이라서 삼천원 입장료가 천오백원이네요. 깨끗하고 유익하였습니다. 한번쯤 가볼만 하네요. Clean and nice site. Last Wednesday of the month is "Day of Culture" so there is a 50% discount for entrance ticket (3000 won to 1500 won). It is...More

Thank Nami1671
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Beautiful, but many modern updates to the grounds. some historical education and museums available to see. Many people, very crowded and very sunny, not much shade on the grounds.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Birth place of famous Joseon Calligrapher and his mother who is a famous artist of the Joseon Dynasty. We get to see many display of their work in the museum and also get an insight to the housing of Joseon Dynasty. It is an interesting...More

Thank birdwithoutleg
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

It's the home of the most well know mother and son in Korea history. (Their picture are on Korea money note ₩50000 and ₩5000). There are lots of interesting exhibits of paintings, items used at their time as well as their houses. However, same as...More

1  Thank BWHK
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.

1  Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
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...More

1  Thank fengsushi
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