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Ocheon Relics Site(Village)
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ocheon

 

 

Address

 

san28-1, Ocheon-ri, Waryong-myeon, Andong-si, N-Gyeongsang-do

 

Description

The Yean branch of the Gwangsan Kim clan's founder, Kim Hyoro created this village. In 1974, when the Andong Daem was constructed, the village was moved from Yean-myeon, Andong to Waryong-myeon, Andong in its original form. Located between these two points are designated national cultural hertiages' Takcheongjeong Pavilion and Hujodang Annexed House.On display at the Seongwongak pavilion exhibition hall are rare archives from the family's history. Some of these documents on display include family records, estate documents and servant records. Among these writings, there are 7 varieties of ancient writings showing up in 429 pieces. There are also 13 varieties showing up in 61 records that are designated treasures.

 

Takcheongjeong(Pavilion)

 The pavilion was constructed in 1541 by the Yean branch of the head of Gwangsan Kim clan. The pavilion is unique from others in that it very masculine and stately; it is treasured as an important cultural heritage piece. During the Joseon Dynasty, noted calligrapher Han named the pavilion 'Takcheongjeong.

 

Hujodang Annexed living quarters

This house belongs to the head residence of the Yean branch of the Gwangsan Kim clan. The exact age of the house in unknown but it was built by Bupil Kim who lived from 1516~1577. This structure was built separate from the main house. The annexed living quarters were divided into interior and exterior areas. The exterior quarters were used for the male head of the household as a place for relaxation or social gatherings. The interior quarters were used as a place for elderly women or girls of marriage age to stay. Hujodang Annexed living quarters were exterior quarters.

 

Local Transportation

- Local city bus: In front of Andong Intercity Bus Terminal, take bus #67. Approximately a 40 minutes ride.(There aren't many official bus stops, so tell the bus driver your desired destination when you board the bus.)- Taxi: Approxiamtely a 30minutes taxi ride from Andong Intercity Bus Terminal.

 

Detailed Info

 

  • Hours: 24 hours, year-round
  • FREE admission
  • Telephone number:
    +82-54-856-0495 (Korean)
    +82-54-852-6800(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)

 

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