The industrial site at Dong-gu, Ulsan, a shipbuilding city, bustles dynamically. At night, the city becomes more beautiful. Ships floating on the sea, shining lights from the industrial complex, and city lights create a fantastic nightscape. Visit the nightscape destinations of Dong-gu to enjoy a magnificent night and experience the healing of downtown.
Dongchuksa is the oldest temple in Ulsan, built in 573 (the 34th year of King Jinheung’s reign, Silla Dynasty). It has a historical background of spiritual convergence between King Jinheung of the Silla Dynasty and King Ashoka of India. There is a tale that the temple was built to enshrine a replica of the Buddha Triad sent by ship from King Ashoka
Maseong is a horse ranch wall built with stacked stones to prevent horses from escaping. The wall was built during the Joseon Dynasty, and its height is 1.5 to 2 meters, and its length is 1,930 steps.
One day a high priest was walking along the Bangeojin coast and saw the Moon’s shadow over the mountain, not on the sea. The priest disappeared saying that a great temple would be built there. In 930 (the fourth year of King Gyeongsun’s reign), a Buddhist monk Seongdoyulsa created Wolbongsa Temple in the mountain.
The military communication facility used smoke during the day and torches at night. It was built during the reign of King Sejo and restored as a cylindrical stonework. It is City Monument No. 3.