○ Attraction: Chuja Shrine of Cheosa
○ Village: Daeseo-ri,
○ Type: Attraction/Park
○ Location: 285 Yeongheung-ri Chuja-myeon, Jeju Special Self-governing
○ Contact: 064-741-0228
Chuja Shrine of Cheosa was designated as Jejudo Island’s Tangible
Cultural Asset No. 9 on March 12, 1975. It was established
in memory of Park, In Taek (pen name: Cheosa), but it is not known
exactly when it was built. At first, a small straw-roofed
home was built to perform rituals. Later, this was moved to
the current location and repaired two times.
The descendants of Park say that when one of his descendants
was ill, Park appeared in his dream and told him to build a shrine
and perform rituals there in order to recover from the illness.
When he followed what Park told him to do, his illness disappeared.
Park was exiled to Chujado Island in the mid-Joseon Dynasty
and led an ascetic life as a Buddhist believer. With his knowledge,
he treated the local people’s illnesses and taught the Buddhist