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About the Agissi Shrine

Agissi ShrineThe original name of Agissi Shrine is Salgudang or Salguendang. The rumor says there was a big apricot tree in this town, and the tree function as a Dansan Tree. There used to an ancestral hall near the tree, used to be called Salgudang or Salguendang. Originally, the ancestral hall was located at Wangsipni railroad station, however since the station for Wangsipni~Cheongryangni was built, it was relocated to the back of the Seongdong Post Office today. However, Japanese private residence started establishment at the site during the Japanese colonial rule, and Japanese demanded moving the hall to other location thus two years before liberation, the shrine was relocated to the current location. Not all five princess were enshrined at Haengdang-dong Agissi Shrine but only the first princess was enshrined at the current location (called Jinfery in the past. There used to be apricot flowers and ginko tress an underneath there used to be field called Jinfery). The second princess is enshrined at Yangji-dong, where Chonggu Commercial is located. The portrays of other three princesses are enshrined at the village in front of current Gyotong Center. However, Yangji-dong Agissi Shrine is now lost whereabouts, and the site of Supul Shrine where three princesses are enshrined is just before losing its site as well.