Day: November 20, 2018

Festivals & Events

Valuable experience, make great memories! Damyang Bamboo Festival ●○ Damyang Bamboo Festival is one of the representative festivals of Korea designated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The festival is taking a leap to become a global festival to enhance the value of agricultural products of the region and to develop regional culture. […]

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Natural Agricultural Products

Daesupmalgeun Rice Environmentally-friendly rice cultivated using an organic method. Rice cultivated through a bio-agricultural method utilizing bamboo charcoal and Bamboo Smoke Distillates. Daesupmalgeun Korean Beef The taste of Damyang beef is listed as the best even in neighboring cities like Gwangju. Jukhyang Beef is reared to produce alkaline beef by feeding fibrous fodder which includes […]

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Museums, other attractions and activities

Miam Museum and Miam Diary which recorded daily life of Joseon Dynasty ●○ Miam museum is located in Jangsan-ri, Daedeok-myeon. The museum has preserved the ‘Miam Diary’ (National Treasure No. 260) written by the scholar, Yu Hee-chun (pen name, Miam/ 1513~1577) which recorded not only formal matters discussed in the courts, but also personal matters. […]

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Archetectural gems

Korea Gasa Literature Collection,the cradle of Gasa literature ●○ Scholars in Damyang wrote poems in Korean during the Mid-Joseon Dynasty when many poems were written in Chinese. Among them, Gasa literature drastically developed and produced fruitful results in the history of Korean literature. Thus, Damyang is called the ‘cradle of Gasa literature’. In order to […]

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Gardens

Soswaewon, the garden of sound, shade and poem ●○ The main feature of the gardens in Korea could be described as a ‘natural study of human beings’ and the principle of the study is to follow nature. Therefore, the gardens in Korea put emphasis on harmony with nature. Soswaewon (National Scenic Beauty No.40) is evaluated […]

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The Nature of Damyang

Bamboo therapy which is more effective than forest therapy – You can enjoy bamboo therapy only in Damyang. Ssamok Ssamok (Slowly), follow the forest trail Juknokwon(Bamboo Garden) Juknokwon, located in Damyang Hyanggyo-ri, is a bamboo forest cultivated by the town of Damyang behind a village. It is about 341,981 ㎡ with various types of bamboo […]

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