located in southeast of Buyeo-gun with facing Ganggyeong-eup of
Nonsan-si and lksan-si of Jeollabuk-do divided from Geumgang Riv.
is Sedo General Village.
In our village, there used to be a big street and in the east,
there used to be a big ferry called Banjowon connecting Seokseong
and Imcheon, and in the south, there used to be Sedo ferry crossing
the river, which occupied a key position in this region. And It
has been called "Sedo (way of the world)"because people's
steps have not been stopped at any moment, and it is the region
where facilities vegetables farming has been developed from early
days thanks to many sunshine days in the drainage basin of Geumgang(Riv.),
fertile soil and affluent underground water.
Especially, our village is the bell tomatoes production complex,
the bell tomatoes have been grown since 60s, now we secure the cultivation
techniques and we produce 13% of whole country production and 80%
of Chungcheongbuk-do, our bell tomatoes have good taste and high
sugar content to please tasters. And we perform Janggunje(military
style shamanistic performance) in every year as our own. Especially,
the Janggunje of Gahwa-ri, Sedo-myeon participated in the 45th Korea
Folk Arts Festival as the representative of Chungcheongnam-do, which
awarded Golden prize through all village people's unity, thus the
residents take pride in it.
well, it is the place called Sabiseong, royal capital during the
reigns of Baekjae 6 kings, which is the tourist attraction of the
best historic remains in Korea with beautiful scenery and numerous
cultural relics, where there are 5 national treasures including
Baekjae gilt bronze great incense burner (national treasure No.
287), 5-story stupa in Jeongrimsa site and 162 designated cultural
assets. It is a simple farm village where the village people live
sincerely trying hard with inheriting the go-ahead attitude, diligence
and faithfulness of traditional Baekjae people in the identity sharing
the traditional culture in the seat of government of Baekjae.