Dobong History and Culture Streets with Stories

Course 1: Hangeul History and Culture Trail

This is a trail rich in history and culture, featuring the tomb of Yeonsangun, the 10th king of Joseon and Princess Jeongui, the second daughter of King Sejong who contributed in the development of Hangeul. It also includes a literary museum honoring the spirit of Kim Su-young, a poet representative of Korea, and a 600-year-old ginkgo tree.

  1. 1Wondangsaem Park
  2. 2Banghak-dong Ginkgo Tree
  3. 3Tomb of Yeonsangun
  4. 4Kim Su-young Museum
  5. 5Tombs of An Maeng-dam and Princess Jeongui
  6. 6Graveyard for Lord Chungjeonggong Mok Seo-heum
  7. 7Kansong House

Course 2 : Musugol Trail, the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty

This path includes a monument inscribed with love songs exchanged between Yu Hee-gyeong and Yi Maechang. It also features the Jeonju Yi clan's Yeonghaegun Faction Tombs. Here, Yeonghaegun Yi Dang, the ninth son of King Sejong, along with his father-in-law and descendants, are buried.

  1. 1Dobong Wood Culture Experience Center
  2. 2Yu Hee-gyeong & Yi Maechang Monument
  3. 3Dobongsa Temple
  4. 4Sewol Bridge
  5. 5Jeonju Yi Clan Yeonghaegun Faction Tombs
  6. 6Front of the Musugol Zelkova Tree
    (*Graveyard of Lord Hoangong and Princess Uiryeong, Jinju Yu Clan, etc.)

Course 3 : Choansan Mountain Eunuch Tomb Trail of the Joseon Dynasty

Featuring over 1,000 graves of various social classes, from aristocratic to commoners, and hundreds of stone artifacts, including headstones, monuments, and statues of boys. This trail will take you on a historical journey, centered by the "Tombs in Choansan Mountain" designated as National Cultural Property No. 440.

  1. 1Dobong Cultural Information Library
  2. 2Tombs in Choansan Mountain
    (Miryang Park Clan Tomb, Eunuch Seunggeuk Cheol Tomb, Nokcheonjung, Gaksimjae, Lee Myeong Tomb Area)
  3. 3Lee Myeong-shin Tomb

Course 4 : History and Culture Trail of Changdong

Starting with Changdong History and Culture Park, where the three lion statues of Changdon—Gain Kim Byung-ro, Witang Jung In-bo, and Koha Song Jin-woo, as well as the Statue of Peace are located. This trail allows you to visit the former homes of modern figures who lived in Dobong.

  1. 1Changdong History and Culture Park
  2. 2Stone Signpost of Changdong-ri
  3. 3Site of House of Byeokcho-Hong Myung-hee
  4. 4Site of House of Changdong's Three Lions (Kim Byung-ro, Jung In-bo, Song Jin-woo)
  5. 5Governor Yangju's Office Monument
  6. 6Site of House of Jeon Tae-il
  7. 7Ham Sok-hon Memorial Hall

Course 5 : Confucian Academy and Petroglyphs Trail of Dobongseowon

This historical and cultural ecological exploration course allows you to appreciate the beautiful landscapes of Dobongsan Mountain and its valleys. You can also delve into the academic and philosophical legacy of ancient sages through the rock inscriptions left by Joseon scholars who visited Dobong Seowon.

  1. 1Dobong Visitor Center
  2. 2Dobong Eastern Gate
  3. 3 Dobongsan Mountain Petroglyphs
    (Gahangnu, Yongjudam, Pildongam, Jeildongcheon, Yeondangul,
    Manseokdae, Jewol Gwangpung Gaengbyeoljeon,
    Ryojanghyeonsongdapjanwon, Muwudae, Gosan Angnji, Bokhodongcheon)
  4. 4Kim Su-young Monument
  5. 5Dobongseowon Site

Course 6 : The Shadow of National Division & Peace Culture Bunker Trail

An exploration course includes Seoul Iris Garden (Changpowon Park), a medicinal plant garden, and a wetland garden featuring various flowers and plants such as iris. It also covers the transformation of anti-tank barriers, once symbols of confrontation and division, into a space for culture and arts, among others.

  1. 1Seoul Iris Garden (Changpowon Park) Entrance
  2. 2Peace-Culture-Bunker
  3. 3Darakwon Site
  4. 4Kim Su-young's House (※ Sungwangdang, General Walker Monument)

Course 7 : Story of Dobong Trail along Jungnangcheon

Starting from Dobong District Office to Seoul Iris Garden (Changpowon Park), this exploration course allows local residents to relax and experience the landscape of Jungnangcheon. This is the main river of Dobong, flowing along with its history.

  1. 1In front of Dobong District Office
  2. 2Along Jungnangcheon
  3. 3Changpowon

Course 8 : Trail of Old Dobong Path

Before Dobong-ro was built in the 1970s, the Trail of Old Dobong Path served as the main road. This trail has become a repository of life and culture over time, not just for those from Dobong but also for many others.

Area 1: Chang-dong, Ssangmun Area
  1. 1Dobong Cultural Institute
  2. 2Ssangmun Police Station
  3. 3Dobong-gu Health Center
  4. 4Banghagcheon Culture Art Street
  5. 5In front of Banghak 1-dong Community Service Center
Area 2: Banghak, Dobong Area
  1. 1Banghagcheon Culture Art Street
  2. 2Banghak 1-dong Community Service Center
  3. 3Sindobong Market
  4. 4Dobong Elementary School
  5. 5Chemical Unit Site
  6. 6Sunghwangdang Site
  7. 7Dobong 1-dong Community Service Center
Area 3: Dobongsan Mountain Area
  1. 1In front of Dobong 1-dong Community Service Center
  2. 2Nuwon Bridge
  3. 3Seowon Children's Park
  4. 4Bubu Pharmacy
  5. 5Dobongsan Cathedral
  6. 6Darakwon Site