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Gyerim(Chicken Forest), the legendary birthplace of Kim Al-ji, the founder of the Kim clan. According to the story, King Talhae heard the sound of a chicken in the forest, at that spot, a gold box was found hanging from the branch of a tree, with a white chicken under it. A baby, Kim Al-ji, was found in the box. This forest was located at the between Cheomseongdae and Wolseong fortress

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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