Mt. Danseoksan stands 827 meters high in Sannae-myeon, near Gyeongju.
According to legend, General Kim Yu-sin, taught the secrets of martial arts by a monk, cut a rock in half with his sword with one slash.
After that time, it was known as Danseoksan(Cut Rock Mountain).
This mountain is famous for a relief of Buddha at Sinseonsa Temple. It is national treasure number 199 and is known as the first grotto of Silla.