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History and Traditional Culture

The coexistence of history and tradition

Visitors can visit various historical heritages such as National Treasure No. 285, Petroglyphs of Bangudae Terrace, and National Treasure No. 147, the Petroglyphs of Cheonjeon-ri, as well as traditional culture including Korea’s largest Onggi Village in Oegosan Mountain. Ulsan is full of cultural and traditional contents showing our ancestors’ wisdom and beauties.

Ulsan Onggi Museum
Ulsan Onggi Museum displays the world’s largest onggi recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records

Type I museum that displays a variety of onggi containers and shows the history and culture of onggi

Oegosan Onggi Village in Ulju-gun
Oegosan Onggi Village in Ulju-gun

Korea’s largest Onggi village inheriting our ancestors’ wisdom and ideas

Petroglyphs of Cheonjeon-ri, Ulju (National Treasure No. 147)
Petroglyphs of Cheonjeon-ri, Ulju-Gun
(National Treasure No. 147)

Petroglyphs that were first found in Korea

Bangudae Terrace consisting of steep cliffs and wide creeks
Bangudae Terrace consisting of steep cliffs and wide creeks

It was named after the rock which looks like a turtle lying down flat on the ground at the end of Sayeonho Lake, Daegok-ri, Yeonyang-eup.

The world’s oldest whaling heritage, Petroglyphs of Bangudae Terrace (National Treasure No. 285)
The world’s oldest whaling heritage, Petroglyphs of Bangudae Terrace
(National Treasure No. 285)

Rock paintings carved into the flat rocks of steep cliffs.