I explain why the famous whale in Ulsan.
Since ancient times, the whales often haunted in Ulsan. So many whales caught.
Particularly Jangsengpo was the most famous.
For that reason, Jangsengpo offshore the whale's prey(anchovy, sardine, mackerel) is very abundant.
However, the low population became too much whale catches.
So, whale hunting was banned in 1986.
Protect whales ever since.
In order to highlight the cultural values and symbolism of the whale hunt since 1995, opened the festival.
also, Whale museum and whale Institute is located.
Thus, the results with interested whales, In recent years, the population has increased again.
Ulsan offshore whales are often seen.
This whale is an animal that represents the Ulsan.
*Ulsan whale festival