Brother Sister Pagoda

This legend narrates the story of Nammaetap (Brother Sister Pagoda), erected to commemorate a Buddhi

Korean Folk Literature

Impossible-to-Kill

The legend of Bulgasari narrates the story, from late Goryeo, of a frightening monster that kept gro

Korean Folk Literature

Dokdo

Dokdo legends narrate the stories surrounding the eighty-nine islands in Dokdo-ri, part of the villa

Korean Folk Literature

Second Senior Rank Pine of Mt. Songni in Boeun

The legend of Jeongipumsong (Second Senior Rank Pine), which stands in the path to the temple Beopju

Korean Folk Literature

General Gang Gam-chan

This legend, in different variations, depicts Gang Gam-chan (948-1031), the renowned military comman

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Three-Legged Crow

The legend of “Samjogo” narrates the story of an imaginary bird with three legs, believed to live on

Korean Folk Literature

Red-for-Hundred-Days

This legend narrates the story of the origin of the crape myrtle tree—called baegilhong in Korean, m

Korean Folk Literature

Serpent Cave of Gimnyeong

The legend “Gimnyeongsagul, ” about the cave Sagul in the village of East Gimnyeong in Gujwa, Jeju I

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Bang Hak-jung

This legend narrates the story of Bang Hak-jung, a quick-witted servant of Yeongdeok, North Gyeongsa

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Boyang

The legend of Boyang narrates of the story of a monk from the temple Unmunseonsa during late Silla a

Korean Folk Literature

Riddle Contest Against Goblin

This tale narrates the story of a protagonist who wins a riddle contest against dokkaebi (goblin) an

Korean Folk Literature