|Birthplace of Nongae (논개생가)|
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|Nongae was born in Juchon Village, Daegok-ri, Janggye-myeon in the 7th year of King Seonjo (September 3, 1575). A clever and beautiful lady, Nongae voluntarily registered as a gisaeng (female entertainer) at the age of 19 when the nation was infiltrated by Japanese invaders during the Imjin War. While entertaining one evening, she led Japanese general Keyamura Rokusuke to the edge of a cliff and flung her arms around him, casting both herself and the general into the Jinju Namgang River to their deaths.
To commemorate her faithfulness and allegiance her country, a project to restore her place of birth was completed in September 2000, drawing many visitors. Nearby Nongae’s birthplace are many tourist attractions, including the Deogyusan Mountain and Odongje (both of which have a compelling view) and a hiking trail that connects Jangansan Mountain County Park, Jiji Valley, and Donghwa Dam.
|Shooting location for KBS drama 'My Fair Lady' (2009)|
|Nongae Memorial Hall, monument house, statue of Nongae, Dokkaebi Exhibition hall, Juchon Folk Village, etc.|
Nambu Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Janggye (장계) Bus Terminal.
* Bus schedule: 09:20, 10:40, 13:40, 14:35
From Janggye Terminal, take a local bus bound for Daegok.
* Local bus schedule: 06:40, 08:40, 11:10, 13:40, 16:20, 17:40, 19:10
* Bus schedules are subject to change.