Puyo Travel Guide

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  • Nakhwaam

    Nakhwaam is a rocky cliff top overlooking a sheer drop to the river below. It was from this spot, in 660 AD, that 3,000 ladies of the court of King Uija jumped to their deaths rather than fall into the hands of the invading Silla and Chinese armies. Consequently, local people named the spot Nakhwaam - "the rock of falling flowers"-in their honour,...

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  • The Royal Tombs at Neungsan-ri

    At Neungsan-ri, just outside Buyeo, there is a group of seven tumuli and next to them the site of Neungsan-ri Temple, where the famous bronze-gilt incense burner was discovered in 1993. The tombs are believed to be for the Baekje kings. They are similar in appearance to the Silla royal tombs of Gyeongju.

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  • Buyeo National Museum

    The Buyeo National Museum has more than 10,000 relics, mostly from the Baekje era. The centrepiece is one of Korea's great national treasures, the magnificent, gilt-bronze, Baekje incense burner, discovered at the Neungsan-ri temple site in 1993.Opening hours:9:00~18:00 (March~ October) 9:00~17:00 (November~February)Admission:Adults : 400 won(25~64...

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  • Gudeurae Sculpture Park

    Gudeurae Park stands on the south bank of the Baengmagang River. It is the site of the ancient port from which the Baekje kingdom traded with Japan, and some would say, laid the foundations of Japanese culture. There is a legend that a Baekje king bowed on a rock here to Buddha and that consequently the rock became warm. This may be the explanation...

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  • Busosanseong

    Busosanseong is a great Baekje fortress, built on a 106 m-high hill. Today the hill is dotted with relics and commemorative pavilions, but little remains of the original fortifications. You can, however, see the stone foundations of the Baekje royal palace, the site of the military storehouse and Nakhwaam, the rock of falling flowers. There is a...

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  • Jeongnimsa

    Jeongnimsa Buddhist temple was built shortly after Sabi became the Baekje capital in 538 AD. It contains two wonderful old relics. The first is a five-storey Baekje stone pagoda, erceted in the sixth century and the second is an eleventh century, Goryeo, stone Buddha.Admission: 1,000 won

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  • Samchungsa Shrine

    The shrine holding the memorial tablets and portraits of Seongchung, Heungsu, and Gyebaek, three royal retainers at the time of the fall of the Baekje Kingdom. Memorial services are observed in honor of their loyalty at the Baekje Cultural Festival every October.

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  • Sajaru Tower

    There are Kings and nobles once enjoyed the moonlit view during the Baekje Kingdom. This building is a 1919 relocation and reconstruction of Baesallu, the gate tower of the govenment office building in Incheon, to the site of Songwoldae.

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  • Nakhwaan Rock

    Nakhwaan mean's Rock of Falling Flowers.Legend has it final stronhold of the capital,fell under the invading forces of Silla and T'ang China in 660, thousands of Baekje women threw themselves from the precipice and fell like petals into the Baekmagang River flowing below.

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  • Buyeo National Museum

    Buyeo National Museum is a Baekje Kingdom and Chungcheongnam-do Province history museum. more than 1000 relics displayed there.Open : 09:00~18:00Close : MondayAdmission fee : 400won

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  • Jeongnimsa Seated Stone Buddha

    This Jeongnimsa Seated Stone Buddha site was created during the Goryeo Kingdom, when Jeongnimsa Temple was rebuilt.

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  • Statue of General Gyebaek

    General Gyebaek, He is second highest rank in the govenment of Baekje Kingdom. in 680, General Gyebaek in a fight enemy in Hwangsanbeol Plain battle, and he death with fell Baekje Kingdom. He held in honor for loyalty and sacrifice.

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  • Baekhwajeong Pavilion

    The hexagonal roof Baekhwajeong Pavilion was built in 1929 by the poet's society called Bupungsisa. The construction was in memory of those Baekje women, falling like petals to their deaths to avoid disgrace at the hands of the enemy during the fall of Baekje Kingdom.

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  • Royal Tombs and Park

    This seven ancient tombs on the slope of a hillock in Neungsan-ri in the eastern area of Buyeo.( Historic Sites 14 ). Were known only as tombs of King and numbers of the Royal family, who reigned during the Baekje period when the capital was Sabi ( 538~660 ). There are Park and display tomb and model exhibition hall located.

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  • Busosanseong Fortress

    Situated in Mt. Busosan, built in about 538, King Seongwang Baekje Kingdom. Spread about sections of a low fortress made of hardened earth. The Busosanseong Fortress was the used as a Palace garden in normal times but was the stronghold to protect the Palace in times of emergency.

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Puyo Restaurants

  • Great value

    This is a very pleasnt restaurant, which attracts quite a lot of foreign visitors as it is recommended in the Lonely Planet Guide to Korea.

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  • Pleasure of the Table

    This Restaurant was famous of Buyeo Citizens and Tourists. I had a late lunch at there, very good Korean traditional dishs and boiled Rice. Dolsotbap ( stone boiled Rice ), 6,000won

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Puyo Transportation

  • Free Tour Bus

    Free Tour Bus Information.Period : 4,3 2005 ~ 11,27 2005Every Sunday 10amTime required : 6hr30minDeparture : Busosanseong Fortress Information CenterFee : Free ( not included admission fee )

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  • Bus

    Seoul to Buyeo by Bus ( Take a 2hr30min~3hr )Nambu Bus Terminal : 06:30~18:40 ( every 40min ) 10,000wonDongseoul Bus Terminal : 07:00~17:30 ( every 1~2hr ) 10,900wonBuyeo to Seoul : 07:00~18:40( every 20~30min )

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Puyo Off The Beaten Path

  • The Grandfather Who Became a Baby

    On Nakhwaan Cliff, just behind Goransa Temple, there is a crack, from which flows a miraculous spring, called the Grandfather Who Became a Baby. The water is said to have remarkable rejuvenating qualities.

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  • Gudeurae Sculptural Park

    Gudeurae Sculptural Park was further developed in 1996 with the creation of a sculpture park dedicated to the works of famous local sculptors who maintain the traditional skills of Baekje artists.

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  • Information Office

    This is Busosanseong Fortress Information Office. Staffs are good, Free Engrish guide book and Maps.

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  • Excursion Boat

    View from Baekmagang River on the Excursion Boat to Busosanseong Fortress and Hillock. one side situated the Goransa Temple.Goransa to Gudeurae oneway : 4,300wonGoransa to Subokjeong oneway : 7,000won Gudeurae Port : (041)835-4689Goransa Port : (041)835-4690

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  • Hiking Mt, Busosan and Fortress

    Mostly take a 2~3hr hiking trail.Start from Sabimun Gate ( Ticket Booth ) - Samchungsa Shirine - Youngillu Tower - Gunchangji ( or Taejagol Valley ) - Banwollu Tower - Sajaru Tower - Baekhwajeong Pavilion - Nakhwaam Rock - Goransa Temple ( Boat Trip River ) - Gudeurae Park. Looking around historical area.

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