Cultural HeritagesHistory

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The following cultural heritage objects were moved from Jungrang-gu to Eumseong, Chungbuk with the relocation of the Handok Museum of Medicine and Pharmacy, which has a title to them, in April 1993:

  • State-designated treasure (3 items)
    • Treasure No. 646 Celadon medicine casket inscribed with the letters “尙藥局” (pronounced Sang-yang-guk, referring to the office in charge of providing medicine to the king during the Goryeo period)
    • Treasure No. 1088 Eonhaetaesanjipyo (medical book about childbirth-related symptoms and prescriptions)
    • Treasure No. 1111 Chando Bangron Maekgyeol Jipseong (encyclopedia about feeling the pulse for diagnosis)
  • Seoul City-designated tangible cultural heritage (4 items)
    • Sangbong-dong Five-Tiered Stone Pagoda (Cultural Heritage No. 44)
    • Stone Casket for keeping the king's placenta and umbilical cord (Cultural Heritage No. 45)
    • Sangbong-dong Stone Lamp (Cultural Heritage No. 46)
    • Sangbong-dong Sarira Pagoda, which was originally placed at Sudeoksa Temple (Cultural Heritage No. 47)
  • Ham Geum-deok, a specialist in Gayageum Sanjo (state-designated cultural heritage no. 23)
  • passed away in October 1994.

Status of cultural heritage in Jungrang-gu as of 2013

  • State-designated cultural heritage (2 items)
    • King Sejo’s letter of instruction given to Pyeongan-do Military Commander Yi Yun-son in 1682 (designated as treasure in December 1998) / Treasure No. 1289
    • Fortress in Achasan Mountain (designated in October 2004) / Historic Site No. 455
  • Seoul City-designated tangible cultural heritage (5 items)
    • Site of Beacon Mound at Achasan Mountain (designated in November 1993) / Monument No. 15
    • Tomb of Sin Gyeong-jin (given the honorable title Chungikgong posthumously by King Injo) /Tangible cultural heritage no. 95 (designated in January 1995)
    • Buddhist Hanging Scroll Painting at Beopjangsa Temple and other relics (designated in September 2011) /Tangible cultural heritage 320-1~320-5
    • Pottery craftsman Bae Yo-seop (designated in September 2002) / Intangible cultural heritage no. 30
    • Villagers’ exorcism at Bonghwasan Mountain (designated in January 2005) /Intangible cultural heritage no. 34

Cultural HeritagesHistory

Cultural HeritagesHistory
Status of designation Designation no. Description Location Managed by
State-designated Treasure No. 1289
King Sejo’s letter of instruction given to Pyeongan-do Military Commander Yi Yun-son in 1682 (45-5 Jungrangcheon-ro 20 gil) Yi Yeong-ok
Historic site No. 455
Fortress in Yongmasan (987,881㎡) [Fortress 1 at Mangusan; Fortresses 5·6·7 in Yongmasan]
Seoul City-designated Monument No. 15
Site of beacon mound at Achasan Mountain San 46-19 Muk-dong (114.5m²) Junrang-Gu
Tangible cultural heritage No. 95
Tomb of Sin Gyeong-jin San 69-1 Mangu-dong [at the entrance of ][4,458m²] Pyeongsan Sin

No. 320

Buddhist Hanging Scroll Painting at and other relics (69 Sukseon Ongju-ro) Beopjangsa
Buddhist Hanging Scroll Painting at (No. 320-1) (Total height: 422 cm; Total width: 208.5 cm; Picture height: 387.2 cm; Picture width: 193.8 cm)
(No. 320-2) Seven-treasure pocket
(No. 320-3) Prayer
Herbal medicine, cereals, incense, and ore (no. 320-4)
(No. 320-5) Dharani
Intangible cultural heritage No. 30
Pottery craftsman Bae Yo-seop (workshop: 32, 53 gil Bonghwasan-ro)
No. 34
Villagers’ exorcism at Shrine altar at the summit of Bonghwasan