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Gyeongsangbuk-do » Gyeongju-si » Oksanseowon Confucian Academy (Gyeongju) (경주 옥산서원)

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Address
216-27, Oksanseowon-gil, Angang-eup, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경북 경주시 안강읍 옥산서원길 216-27
Type
Monuments
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-779-6105
Homepage
guide.gyeongju.go.kr
(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)
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Introduction
Oksanseowon Confucian Academy (Treasure No. 525) was built to commemorate the scholarly achievements and virtues of Confucian scholar Yi Eon-jeok (1491-1553). Built in 1572 in the fifth year of King Seonjo’s reign, the school was named Oksanseowon in the seventh year of the king’s reign. It is included as one of the 47 Confucian Academies ruled out of the Confucian Academy abolition by Heungseon Daewongun. Even though the building structures don’t carry significant meaning in an architectural aspect, it was built with a distinguished space arrangement method. Dokrakdang, which was Yi Eon-jeok’s house as well as study room, are situated 700m far from the Confucian Academy.
Telephone
+82-54-779-6105
Current Status
Historic Site No. 154 (designated on March 8, 1967)
Directions
From Gyeongju Intercity Bus Terminal, take Bus 203. (runs 10 times a day)
Get off at Oksan 2(i)-ri (옥산2리) Bus Stop.
The academy is located about 430m away from the bus stop.



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