Sosu Seowon / Seonbi Village

  • Sosu Seowon / Seonbi Village
  • Sosu Seowon Confucian Academy, erected by Pungi county governor Ju Se-bung in the 38th year of the reign of King Jungjong of Joseon (1543), was the first-ever Confucian academy and the first private one at that. It not only fostered many famous Confucian scholars but has also preserved precious academic materials.

    • Location : 2740 Sobaekno, Sunheung-myeon, Yeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    • Tel : 054)639-7694~5
    • Historic Site No. 55
    • website : http://www.sunbichon.net

Overview

Sosu Seowon Confucian Academy, erected by Pungi county governor Ju Se-bung in the 38th year of the reign of King Jungjong of Joseon (1543), was the first-ever Confucian academy and the first private one at that. It not only fostered many famous Confucian scholars but has also preserved precious academic materials.