|Dosanseowon Confucian Academy (도산서원)|
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|Dosan Confucian Academy was established in 1574 (7th year under the reign of King Seonjo), by the disciples and others who cherished their memories of the premier Lee Hwang.
Dosan Lecture Hall was an academy where Toegye Lee Hwang taught his students and concentrated on his academic studies. In 1574 (the 7th year under the reign of King Seonjo (1567~1608)) of the Joseon Dynasty (1392~1910), Confucian scholars established a shrine called Sangdeoksa. In 1969, it was designated as a National Treasure No. 170. After placing the mortuary and performing the sacrificial rites, they finished the Lecture Hall by building Jeongyodang (National Treasure No.210) and the West and East Wings (where scholars could study). When the Lecture Hall was finished King Seonjo bestowed the sign.
When you enter the main entrance there is Dosan Lecture Hall on the right. The structure of the building is simple with the square pillars and simple structures of the girders inserted in the crosspieces. If you go up behind the Lecture Hall and pass the Jindo Gate, there is Gwangmyeongsil where books are stored. You can also find the main building, Jeongyodang and the West and East Wings.
Behing Jeongyodang there is Sangdeoksa and Jangpangak, a tree to print the ‘Dosan 12 Songs’. Okjingak, which was rebuilt in 1970, is now an exhibit building for the relics of Toegye such as his stationary, furniture, and his favorite books etc.
|Historic Site No.170 (designated on May 28, 1969)|
|Open all year round|
|Hyangsarye (향사례): on February and August every year. (subject to change)|
|09:00 - 18:00 (summer season)
09:00 - 17:00 (winter season)
|Large-sized car 4,000 won / Small-sized car 2,000 won|
Individuals – Adults 1,500 won / Youths, Military & Police officers 700 won / Children 600 won
Groups – Adults 1,300 won / Youths, Military & Police officers 600 won / Children 500 won
※ Groups: 30 people or more
|Interpretation Services Offered|
|Available in English (advanced inquiry required)|
Station, walk 150m to Kyobo Life Insurance (교보생명) Bus Stop.
Take Bus 67 to Dosanseowon Confucian Academy (도산서원).
From Andong Bus Terminal, take Bus 1 and get off at Kyobo Life Insurance (교보생명).
Transfer to Bus 67 and get off at Dosanseowon Confucian Academy (도산서원).
* Bus 67 Info: 09:40, 10:50, 13:10, 13:50, 16:10
(departure point: Kyobo Life Insurance)