Myung Sung Presbyterian Church has over thirty church plants, including Myung Sung First Presbyterian Church, founded in 2004, and Myung Sung Second Presbyterian Church, founded in 2006, along with an additional ten "screen" (video) churches. The founder and current senior pastor of the church is Dr. Kim Sam Whan.
Namhansanseong portrays how the various theories of defense mechanisms in Korea were put to form by combining the everyday living environment with defense objectives, embodies the evidence of how Buddhism played an influential role in protecting the State and the fortress became a symbol of sovereignty in Korea.
Namhansanseong was a self-sufficient defensive fortress where the local administrative town was placed within the fortress together with the Emergency Palace. Thus, it performed various functions such as defense, administration, business and royal ancestral rites.
Namhansanseong. Namhansanseong was designed as an emergency capital for the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), in a mountainous site 25 km south-east of Seoul. Built and defended by Buddhist monk-soldiers, it could accommodate 4,000 people and fulfilled important administrative and military functions.
Iljasan Mountain (134m) forms the border between Gangdong-gu, Seoul and Hanam, Gyeonggi-do. The mountain, which extends longitudinally, is shaped like the Chinese character “一” (pronounced “il.”) Thus, it came to be called “Ilja”-san Mountain. Nearby features include Hub Astronomical Park, Family Camp Site, and Sunrise Park.
Opened on April 30, 2012, Seoul Baekje Museum (interchangeably called Hanseong Baekje Museum) was established by the Seoul Government in order to preserve the artifacts related to Seoul's 2,000 year old history and to shed light on Seoul's cultural identity.
The Museum of Silhak collects, preserves, and studies tangible and intangible materials and information on Silhak while implementing academic exchanges, presenting exhibitions, and serving as a multicultural venue that offers various educational programs and entertainment to GyeongGi-do residents.