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"Jang Seung" Top 5 Page for this destination South Korea Local Custom Tip by jckim

South Korea Local Customs: 210 reviews and 161 photos


Jang Seung ( Totem pole ).
Long time ago that used for Village boundary post,
Milepost, and village Guardian over the Korea.
This thing's made two type by Wood and Stone.
Jang Seung is stand in the usually front Village,
front Temple, and Road side,
Figure is Man and Woman pillars.

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  • Updated Feb 9, 2014
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  • davidjo's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2014 at 12:49 AM

    were the faces carved on the poles to frighten people away?

    • jckim's Profile Photo
      Feb 10, 2014 at 2:27 AM

      Mean's Humorous! but i'm scared sometime! :)


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