Taejongdae

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Taejongdae
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Korean name
Hangul 태종대
Hanja 太宗臺
Revised Romanization Taejongdae
McCune–Reischauer T'aechongtae

Taejongdae is a natural park of Busan, South Korea with magnificent cliffs facing the open sea on the southernmost tip of island of Yeongdo-gu.[1] It is a representative visitor attraction of Busan where has dense evergreen trees and several facilities for tourists such as an observatory, an amusement park, a light house, a cruise ship terminal. It is said that its name to have taken from King Taejong Muyeol (604 - 661), the 29th king of Silla Kingdom who liked to practice archery the place after the unification of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. Taejongdae is designated as the 28 Busan monument, along with Oryukdo Island.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Taejongdae Amusement Park Busan". ASIAROOMS. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Taejongdae Park". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Taejongdae". Life in Korea. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 

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Coordinates: 35°03′00″N 129°04′59″E / 35.05000°N 129.08306°E / 35.05000; 129.08306