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Samcheok Haesindang Park (해신당공원)
Place Category: Attraction
Haesindang Park is located on the shore of Samcheok, and is home to the largest national museum exhibit about fishermen of the East Sea as well as an arboretum and a park filled with phallic statues.
The penis-shaped statues that are said to appease the dead virgin that drowned when her fiance failed to rescue her during a storm. After her death, the locals couldn’t find any fishes and decided to erect these statues in hope that fish will come back, and the legend says it worked.