|Dasan Heritage Site (Namyangju) (다산유적지 (남양주))|
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|Dasan Heritage Site is located in the hometown of Dasan Jeong Yak-Yong (1762~1836), a scholar from the late Joseon Dynasty. Growing up in the village, Dasan criticized corruption, and tried to reform outdated institutions and conventions. During his long exile, Dasan authored "Mongminsimseo" (a book on how to rule the people) and "Gyeongseyupo" (a book on how to reform land policies, stabilize people's lives, and strengthen the nation and its army) among others. Today, Dasan is regarded as one of the greatest scholars of Silhak (Realist school of Confucianism) of the late Joseon Dynasty.
At Dasan Heritage Site, Dasan's birthplace, Yeoyudang, grave and works are well preserved. Dasan Memorial showcases the scholar's achievements and footprints such as Geojunggi, a traditional equipment used to lift heavy objects in the Suwon Fortress construction, and the miniature Gangjin Dasan Chodang, where he lived in exile. Dasan Cultural Center houses Dasan's numerous writings and books.
|New Year's Day, Seollal, Chuseok|
※ Last admission is 30 minutes before closing
|Available (free of charge)|
|Free of charge|
|Facilities for the Handicapped|
|3 wheelchairs for rent (free of charge), disabled parking area, disabled toilet, wheelchair access ramp at the main entrance|
|Exit #1, Jungang Line (Ungilsan Station) >> Go straight for 200m >> Take Bus # 56 to Dasan Heritage Site >> Get off at Silhak Museum
Bus # 56 : 05:00 ~ 22:30 (30 min. intervals)
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