It was the place where Toegye Lee hwang, a great scholar of the Joseon Dynasty, taught his followers and pursued studies after his retirement.Gyeongbuk Education is continuing in his spirit in trying to build students’ integrity and in developing academics.
Since the acquisition of Ulleungdo during the Silla Kingdom in 512(King Jijeung 13), its patrol and immigration to it started in 1694(King Sukjong 20).This island is well-known for its seafood like squid, Dol seaweed, as well as many others, and about 350,000 turists visit this island every year because of its beautiful scenery.
It is a village that provides a glimpse of the traditional houses and villages from the early days of the Joseon Dynasty.Byeolsingut and the Mask Dance. which originated to create unity and peace in the community, is full of satire and humor and has contributed to the unity of the society.
Is was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site for showing a model of the Yangban Village in Joseon Dynasty.As a village that had produced a lot of premiers and great scholars, it has a vision of Gyeongbuk education to cultivate talented individuals.
As a city that embraces the history of about 1,000 years of the Silla Kingdom, Gyeongiu’s five historic areas were registered as World Heritage by the UNESCO and continue in the spirit of Korea.
It represents the beauty of Korean buddhism.Its Bonjon Buddha which waits for the first sunlight every morning symbolizes the bright future of Gyeongbuk Education.