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Address: 22, Samseong-ro, Jeju, Jeju Island 63197, South Korea
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The birthplace of Tamna.

A pleasant park that protects the 3 holes in the ground from which sprang the demigods who founded the Kingdom of Tamna. It also houses a small museum which tells the story of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2016
deboramarzec
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San Antonio, Texas

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

A pleasant park that protects the 3 holes in the ground from which sprang the demigods who founded the Kingdom of Tamna. It also houses a small museum which tells the story of the founding of Tamna, as well as buildings for the clan rituals that are held each year to mark the anniversary. Although in the city it is... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

The park is the mystical legend of how three gods arrived in Jeju-do and started to develop the island. The place is a great escape from the busy city of Jeju, surrounded with trees and pavilion of traditional Korean architecture. You can also sit in for a 15 minutes long animation, available both in English and Korean describing the origins... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

Back in the days of yore -- how far back, no one can be certain -- three demigods came forth from three holes in the ground located near the northern coast of an island to the south of Korea. These three demigods lived as hunter-gatherers until a ship arrived bearing three princesses, domesticated farm animals and seeds for growing grain.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Since when did it became samsung ? The place spelling is wrong.! Anyway.. Nice to visit, entrance fee for adults 2500krw only and nearby is the folklore and natural history museum.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2012

According to legend, Samseung Hyeol is where three demigods emerged from the ground to become the founding fathers of Tamna. This is the basis of the legend, and it is well-known to most Jeju residents. The Tamna kingdom ended in 1404 when it was absorbed by the newly founded Joseon Dynasty. While this rather small shrine is undobutably not THAT... More 

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