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Interesting unknown places in South Korea: Liancourt Rocks, Tapsa Temple, Naganeupseong Folk Village

Interesting unknown places in South Korea: Liancourt Rocks, Tapsa Temple, Naganeupseong Folk Village
02.06.2018

Liancourt Rocks

The Liancourt Rocks which are commonly referred to as Solitary Island are a gathering of islets in the Sea and are controlled by South Korea. They are for the most part rough with an aggregate area zone of only 0.18 square kilometers. The islands may have been initially vanquished by Korea as long back as the sixth century, however Japan guarantees this was an alternate island, or even a non-existent one. Korea formally asserted the stones in 1900, with Japan doing likewise five years after the fact. The stones have been known by different names throughout the years, further obfuscating the issue of power. The English name originates from Le Liancourt, a French whaling ship that about smashed on the island in 1849.

There are presently just two lasting inhabitants on the island, Korean nationals Kim Seong Do, an octopus rancher, and spouse Kim Shin Yeol. They are helped by different bolster staff including 37 policemen and three beacon managers. The island was untouchable to voyagers for a long time, however now more than 100,000 travelers visit the island consistently. There was even a wedding on the islands in 2005.

On February 22, 2005, Japan's Shimane prefecture reported a "Takeshima Day" to praise 100 years of the addition of the islands. Such an activity brought on anger in Korea, where the memory of the merciless Japanese occupation still waits. And additionally the previously stated self-mutilation and immolation, Koreans challenged their resentment by beheading birds outside the Japanese Embassy. The issue is not one prone to be determined soon, but rather South Korea can depend on backing from an improbable source. In an uncommon and surprising move, match North Korea has bolstered South Korea's case to the islands.

Tapsa Temple

The distinction between having a solitary creative vision and over the top craziness can be entirely restricted. Straddling the line is Buddhist recluse Yi Gap Yong. Yong made 120 stone pagodas beneath the Horse Ear Mountains in South Korea. Also, he did as such with no apparatuses, mortar or assistance from his companions. Yong went to the range to contemplate in 1885 when he was just 25 years of age. When he initially arrived, it was a quiet scene, however was not yet a sanctuary, and he was not yet an appointed friar. Absence of formal preparing did little to back off his work, and throughout the following 30 years he constructed the pagodas while living alone as a recluse.

Made out of circles of bigger rocks, the pagodas inevitably go to a point, giving them their funnel shaped crest. All made exclusively of neighborhood rocks from streams and waterways, a portion of the biggest pagodas tower 30 feet over whatever is left of the sanctuary complex. Yong passed on in 1957 about 100 years of age. Today, more than 80 of the pagodas remain and have been safeguarded for visitors. A white statue close to the sanctuary delineates the maker of the perplexing, Yi Gap Yong, so he can watch over his noteworthy statues until the end of time.

Naganeupseong Folk Village

Naganeupseong is home to more than two hundred Koreans who still experience their day by day lives much the same as Koreans did amid the stature of the Joseon Dynasty. This little town in the eastern spans of Jeollanam-do, close Suncheon narrows, is viewed as the best safeguarded case of a Korean post town. As per records continued amid the Joseon tradition there were more than 330 of these post towns around the Korean promontory. Amid the Japanese occupation, a large portion of them were crushed or disassembled. Be that as it may, Naganeupseong, alongside its occupants, remains about untouched, the town turning into an UNESCO World Heritage site in 2011. The site of the town has really been possessed subsequent to the start of the main centuries, the range was chosen as a post town in the mid tenth century by the Goryeo Dynasty however started to genuinely thrive in the late 1300s under the Joseons.

231 of the houses in Naganeupseong are still in their unique condition, with thatched rooftops, mortar free stone work, no pipes, and living spaces that would be viewed as somewhat cramped by today's Western measures. Among the general population going about their old renditions of day by day lives are a sprinkling visitors overcome enough to make the drive or take the civil transport. Around the town are various and indiscriminate dioramas of recorded Korean life in the town; including hands on customary diversions of ability and papier-mâché-like models of flogging and managerial procedures. The odd polarity of purchasing a cool jug of water from a blessing shop and after that peering into somebody's living "room" is a bit of unsettling.

Different locales in the town incorporate an extensive lotus lake, post dividers and some very much protected unique houses with nobody living in them that permit guests to venture inside. Past just meandering around as a voyeur the town offers numerous exercises to take an interest in at exceptional times for the duration of the day and year. Conventional workmanship, weaving, coloring and music encounters are all accessible. There are additionally standard exhibitions of customary music and moving. There is even a lesson in customary Korean tea service manners or riding in a dalguji.

The Naganeupseong Folk Village is an extraordinary reason to gaze at individuals or appreciate the Confucian philosophy of concordance with nature present in the course of action of the town and the design in that. Time travel back 600 years in Korea or have a giggle attempting on conventional Korean garments. At any rate you take a gander at this place, it's out of the way.

 

 

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