Oksangeowon Confucian school


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Oksangeowon Confucian school

 

Oksanseowon, a Confucian school, was built in memory of Lee Eon-jeok, a Confucian scholar, in 1572 when King Seonjo ruled the Joseon Dynasty.

Lee was known as a scholar of Seongrihak(a type of Confucianism) and he was respected as one the five sages in the Orient.

At Dongrakdang Study, inside the school, he worked hard after he came back to his hometown.


The study was surrounded by beautiful scenery which to the atmosphere.

Behind the study, there is a very unique style of stone pagoda, at Jeonghyesa Temple, with thirteen stories.

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