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Songchon Hot-pepper Village Cultural Heritages
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Songchon Hot-pepper Village Cultural Heritages

- Songchon Hot-pepper Village has many cultural heritages nearby.  The 3-story stone pagoda by Naju North Gate is designated as Treasure No. 50 and Seokdanggan by Naju East Gate as Treasure No. 49.  Jeongryeolsa Monument is the closest cultural heritage to the village.  Najus cultural heritages are great for children to learn about Korean history and culture.

Seokdanggan (Stone Post) by the East Gate

- Seokdanggan by the East Gate is Treasure No. 49 of Korea.  It is situated at Seongbuk-dong of Naju.  A historical text writes that because Naju is shaped like a vessel, the stone shrine and wooden shrine were built in Naju-eup Castle as masts for its safe sailing.  Seokdanggan is 11m in height.

3-story Stone Pagoda by the North Gate

- The 3-story Stone Pagoda by the North Gate is Treasure No. 50 of Korea.  It is standing at Gwawon-dong of Naju and is a historically valuable stone pagoda from the Goryeo Dynasty.

Jeongryeolsa Monument

- This monument marks Jeongryeolsa, the shrine of Sir Chun Il Kim who fought for Joseon during the Japanese Invasion of 1592.





Other Cultural Heritages

- Naju has many cultural heritages.  Naju Village School building, Cheolcheon-ri Stone Statue of Seven Buddha, Cheolcheon-ri Standing Statue of Stone Buddha, Bulhoisa Temple Daewoongjeon building, and Jukrimsa Temple Buddhist Painting are a few of the cultural heritages of Naju that are designated as treasures of Korea.  The gilt bronze crown, National Treasure No. 295, was discovered in Shinchon-ri of Naju.  It is the first historical relic from the Age of the Three Empires.  It is very well-preserved and highly valuable both academically and artistically.  There also is Ji Nam Noh, the professional dyer who is designated as Intangible Cultural Asset No. 28.  Including Byeong Un Yoon and Gwan Chae Jung, who are designated as Intangible Cultural Asset No. 115, there are many intangible and tangible cultural assets throughout Naju.

Cultural Experience

- Songchon Red Pepper Village is a farm village that still preserves many cultural assets along with the natural environment.  Here, you can forget the city life and experience the abundance of farms.  Children can enjoy historical and cultural experiences and have fun in the farms with the special crops to learn about the value of nature and historical tradition.
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