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Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average10%
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29 Apr 2018
“Go there!”
4 Aug 2017
“superb view”
30, Byeongsan-ri, Pungcheon-myeon, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do 760-812, South Korea
+82 54-858-5929
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

This place is not big by any measures but I enjoyed it more than the whole Hahoe village previously visited. It's much more quiet and relaxing. I guess not a lot of people know about it. The road going there isn't even paved. There is...More

1  Thank Stanimir C
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is one of the most beautiful private academies in Chosun dynasty. In fact the front scenery is too beautiful to study hard :) Though it is worth seeing, visiting is somewhat restrictive: you should get before six pm through an unpaved and winding road.

Thank starw00ds
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This place is located near a river and between hills in a beautiful scenery, that was chosen for it when the school was created during the Choseon Dynasty, many centuries ago. Everything is magnificent. The temples are very well preserved, all of them amazing. There...More

2  Thank Jupiter81
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were lucky to visit this wonderful place with a local who explained a lot to us. It was so peaceful and calm with the river and mountains nearby, well worth the visit - easy to fit in a day visit with Andong Hahoe village.

Thank supatrippa
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is one of private schools in the era of Choseon Dynasty, a boarding school of about fifteen students to be more soecific. You can see classrooms, a library, a press center, a shrine, and so forth.

Thank Pan-Bong H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I visited Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy nearly it's closing time. So we were there by ourselves. This place really captivated me. I can image how peaceful and calm this place were for studying for the Confucian Academy followers back in the ancient time. That specific area...More

Thank Indigo D
Reviewed 28 March 2016

A stunning location looking over the river and across to mountains fringed with bare-branched trees, like toothbrush bristles. The buildings are simple and beautifully-crafted, and the cherry blossom set them off to perfection. The place is so peaceful that you can imagine the scholars of...More

Thank underw00d
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Located on a scenic piece of property, this is a prestigious academy was built by a renown scholar in the 1800's. The complex consists of dormitories, classrooms, library, and prayer halls.

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Reviewed 27 August 2015

This is a 'seowon' (college/academy) built by RYU sung-ryong, one of the most renowned scholar of Chosun in 1800s. The seowon complex consists of lecture halls, library and dormitories -- the architectural style and the layout of the buildings make this seowon one of the...More

Thank Hayon N
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We hiked here from Hahoe Village and it was well worth it. A wonderful gem we stumbled onto after our long hike and had the place to ourselves. We took it all in and meditated in this wonderful quiet place sitting on the balcony areas...More

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