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Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])

  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Oksanseowon Confucian Academy [UNESCO World Heritage] (옥산서원 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Address 216-27, Oksanseowon-gil, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    경상북도 경주시 안강읍 옥산서원길 216-27
  • Type Monuments/ Historical Sites
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  • Information
    Introduction
    Oksanseowon Confucian Academy was built to commemorate the academic achievements and virtues of Confucian scholar Yi Eon-jeok (1491-1553). It was founded in 1572, in the fifth year of King Seonjo’s reign, and received its current name the following year. It was one of the 47 Confucian academies that was ruled out from the Confucian academy abolition order made by Heungseon Daewongun. Although the building structures do not carry significant meaning in architectural aspect, the distinguished space arrangement of the buildings is hard to go unnoticed. Dokrakdang Hall, which was Yi Eon-jeok’s vacation annex as well as his study room, is situated 700 meters away to the north from Oksanseowon.

    Current Status
    UNESCO World Heritage (Designated on July 6, 2019)
    Historic Site No. 154 (Designated on March 8, 1967)

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Age Limit for Activities
    Open to visitors of all ages

    Operating Hours
    Open 24 hr

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Free

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