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A rocky area looks just like a open plain opens up at low tide. The sight resembles that of wilderness and earned the name 'Gwangchigi'. 'Gwangchigi' means a rock that is flat and broad in Jeju dialect. There are lots of seaweeds, shells, and fish.
Water flows in two strands between the two oreums in Goseong-ri. The bigger oreum is 'Keun Mool Mwe' and the smaller one 'Jakeum Mool Mwe.' The 'Keun Mool Mwe' writes Daesoosan-bong(peak) in Chinese characters. On top of Daesoosan-bong(peak), you get a full glimpse of the beautiful eastern Jeju, the starting point of route 1 in Siheung-ri to the finishing point at Gwangchigi Beach.
The coast of Ojo-ri was often under the attack of the Japanese since the Koryo Dynasty. The keeper of the region, Jo Bang Jang, got the villagers to work a scene as if there were stacks of field ration. The Japanese across the ocean saw it, assumed there to be a big army, and never again attempted to invade the land. Later, they started calling the oreum that looked like a mountain of foods a 'Shiksan-bong(peak).' Because of a rock resembling an army general at the top, it is also call 'Bawi(rock) Oreum.'
The pond carries one of the old myths of Jeju, 'Samsung Myth': the legendary three founders of Korea, Go, Yang, and Bu, marrying the three princesses the country of Byukrang. It is Monument #17 of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province. Here also is the rock cave said to have been their temporary honeymoon home.
It refers to the coast of Onpyeong-ri, where the three legendary founders of Korea (Go, Yang, and Bu) greeted the three princesses. The name 'Hwang-rual' derives the legend that the ocean turned golden yellow with the sunwhen the three princesses arrived in Jeju. It is also called 'Hwang-noal' or 'Hwang-nal' referring yellow sunset.