Gyeongju Wa-jang(roof tiles) - Gyeongsangbuk-do Intangible Cultural Property No.43

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Gyeongju Wa-jang(roof tiles) - Gyeongsangbuk-do Intangible Cultural Property No.43 +

Classification Intangible Cultural Property / Traditional Technology / Architecture
Designated date 2018.1.22
location Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
☆Since 1958, Jeong Mun-gil has inherited the traditional roof tiles from its father, and has contributed to the restoration of cultural properties, including Buddhist temples such as Buseoksa Temple in Yeongju, Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju, and Tongdosa Temple in Yangsan; Dosanseowon Confucian Academy and old houses of in Hahoe Folk Village in Andong.

As a result of efforts to restore the traditional tile kiln, Jeong Mun-gil built the only traditional tile kiln in the country in June 2017 and is continuing its experiments and efforts to bake traditional tiles in the future.

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