Dodamsambong Peaks, acclaimed as the best of the eight most scenic spots around Danyang, has been the subject for numerous poems and paintings since ancient times.
Among famous writers and artists enticed by the beautiful landscape are Lee Hwang (1501-1570), the eminent Neo-Confucian scholar who once served as county magistrate here, scholar-officials Hwang Jun-ryang (1517-1563) and Hong I-sang (1549-1615), scholar-calligrapher Kim Jeong-hui (1786-1856), and painters Kim Hong-do (1745-?) and Lee Bang-un (1761-?).A legend about the birth of Jeong Do-jeon (1342-1398), who contributed greatly to the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, is handed down here.
Jeong loved this place so much that he took Sambong as his pen name.Dodam is a deep pond formed by the winding stream of the Namhangang River.
In the pond are three karst limestone peaks rising side by side in conical shapes.
The tallest and largest one at the center is called Janggunbong, meaning the general's peak.