The world of Korean folklore and mythology is a diverse and fascinating one. It is filled with deities and semi-deities born from eggs, kings that descend directly from heaven to rule the people, and an affinity with nature that makes you feel as if the gods are all around you. This rich cultural heritage is the product of thousands of years of history and a unique geography that has made Korea the crossroads of Eastern Asia. For a deeper understanding of the myths and legends of this land, we must examine more closely this history and geography. Read more »
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