Birthplace of the16th President of Korea, Roh Moo-hyun

Bongha Village is located 4.5km to the east of Jinyeong-eup, on the foot-slopes of Bonghwasan mountain. It is a typical farming village, and its major produce is Jinyeong sweet persimmons and rice. Its name comes from the mound above it on Bonghwasan mountain, where in the past beacons were lit as a method of communication. Bonghwasan mountain is home to Bonghwasa temple and two famous valleys: Doduk (thief) valley on the east side, named because of the many thieves that used to operate in the area, and Yasi (fox) valley on the west side, which looks like a fox lying on its front, looking back at its tail.

Birthplace of the former President of Korea, Roh Moo-hyun
The birthplace of the former President of Korea, Roh Moo-hyun, is a brick house with a slate roof that consists of two small rooms and a kitchen. Although it is a shabby house, everything in it seems rare and precious to visitors. The earth, stones, and water, as well as household items, are popular with visitors. Some visitors even take stones and soil from the garden home with them in plastic bags, and some take water, believing that water from the ex-president’s birthplace is almost sacred.

Birthplace of the16th President of Korea, Roh Moo-hyun (진영 봉하마을과 노무현 대통령 생가)

phone : +82-1688-0523
Address : 129, Bongha-ro, Jinyeong-eup, Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
Zipcode : 50856
Homepage : (Korean only) (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Uzbekisan)

  • 문의 및 안내 : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-1688-0523,
  • 이용시간 : Shrine: Summer season 08:00-19:00 / Winter season 08:00-18:00
  • 주차시설 : Available

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