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Hansando Island (한산도)

  • Hansando Island (한산도)
  • Hansando Island (한산도)
  • Hansando Island (한산도)
  • Hansando Island (한산도)
  • Hansando Island (한산도)
  • Hansando Island (한산도)
Address
Hansan-myeon, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
경상남도 통영시 한산면
Type
Seasides/ Beaches/ Islands
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-55-650-4681
  • Information
    Introduction
    Hansando Island, located in the middle of Hallyeo Haesang National Park, is an important historical site. This is where Admiral Yi Sun-Sin (1545-1598) won his great victory using the Turtle Ship (an ironclad warship shaped as a tortoise) by commanding the naval forces during Imjin War (1592-1598).

    On Hansando Island is a large forest is blanketed with camellias and old red pines. The forest houses Jeseungdang Shrine, which was the strategic headquarters of Admiral Yi,where he commanded the war for five years during the Japanese occupation of Korea in 1592. It now serves as a shrine used to pay respect to the admiral.

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