Gyeongju Municipal Library at Hwangseong Park
|Revised Romanization||Hwangseong gongwon|
The Hwangseong Park is a park located in the neighborhood of Hwangseong-dong, Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea. Many of public sport facilities are located in the park with an area of 1,022,350㎡ including a luxuriant pine trees forest. The site is originally where Doksan was situated, an artificial forest established in regards to feng shui during the Silla period. The Doksan forest was used as a training place for hwarang warriors, and a recreation venue as well as a hunting place for the Silla Kings, especially the 26th ruler, King Jinpyeong's favorite place. Since 1975, Hwangseong Park has been designated as "city neighborhood park" and currently consists of multi-purposed Gyeongju Public Stadium, Football Park with 7 football fields and one futsal field, and one gymnasium, as well as Horimjang field for gukgung or Korean traditional archery and a ssireum wrestling ring. In addition, it contains a gateball field, an inline skating rink, jogging courses, and cycling roads. Among them, the construction of Gyeongju Public Stadium was completed in 1982. and can accommodate 20,000 audience.
- Memorials and monuments
- Gyeongju Municipal Library
- Hwangseong-dong resident office
- (in Korean) 황성공원 (隍城公園 , Hwangseong park) Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine.
- Pak Jeong-u (박정우) (2009-01-16) (in Korean) 황성공원 사유지 매입, 시민공간 변모 (Private properties of Hwangseong Park are purchased to transform for the public space[dead link], Dailian News
- (in Korean) 황성공원 (Hwangseong Park) Archived October 23, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Gyeongju U-Tourism
- (in Korean) 황성공원 (Hwangseong Park) Archived October 12, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. Gyeongju City
- Kim Hyeon-gwan (김현관) (2006-04-10) (in Korean) '안락한 휴식처 거듭날게요' ('Reborning as a cozy relaxing place') Archived 2011-10-02 at the Wayback Machine. Daegu Ilbo
- (in Korean) 황성공원 隍城公園 (Hwangseong Park)[permanent dead link] Doosan Encyclopedia
- ⅩⅥ.Education and Culture >21. Sports facilities Archived 2009-08-25 at WebCite Gyeongju City. p.481
- (in Korean) 문화 (Culture) Archived June 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Gyeongju City
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- (in Korean) 황성공원 (Hwangseong Park)