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Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)

  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)
  • Samcheok Haesindang Park (삼척 해신당공원)

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Address
1852-6, Samcheok-ro, Wondeok-eup, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 삼척시 원덕읍 삼척로 1852-6
Type
Parks
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-572-4429
Homepage
tour.samcheok.go.kr (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Haesindang Park is home to the the nation’s largest aquarium museum, which exhibits folk materials that shows the lifestyle of fishermen of the East Sea, an arboretum and a park that displays some sexual art sculptures. In addition, there is an interesting bronze statue that tells about a legend of a nearby village.

    * Legend of Aebawi and Haesindang
    There once lived a young maid who was engaged. One day, the maid took her husband’s boat out to sea to harvest seaweed. Her husband dropped her off at a site that was at a distance from the beach. After promising to pick her up later, he returned to the beach to do his work. However, the weather turned bad as strong winds and pummeing waves begun. The husband failed to rescue his wife on time and she ultimately drowned. Since then, the villagers were unable to catch any fishes and some claimed that it wasbecause of the dead maid. To soothe the spirit of the dead maid, the villagers made several wooden carvings and held religious ceremonies. Later, fishes were gradually seen appearing and the villagers were able to fish and live comfortably again. Therefore, the place where the maid died was named Aebawi Rock and the building where the religious ceremony is held twice a year was named Haesindang. The ceremony is still honored today as a traditional folk event.

    Telephone
    +82-33-572-4429

    Closed
    Closed on every 18th of each month.
    ※ If this date falls on a public holiday, it’s closed on the next working day instead.

    Duration
    1 hour

    Operating Hours
    March-October 09:00-18:00
    November-February 09:00-17:00

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Adults: 3,000 won / Group: 2,000 won
    Youths: 2,000 won / Group: 1,500 won
    Children: 1,500 won / Group: 1,000 won

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Wheelchair rental services

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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