Monday, November 18, 2019

Pyohun-sa

The only large Buddhist temple in this part of country, which survived the Korean War. Founded in the 7th century, contains many values of...

Pohyon-sa

A Korean Buddhist temple, established in 1024. Pilgrimage site with numerous very ornate buildings. Contains the nine-story Tabo Pagoda which was built in 1044...

Kwanum-sa

A Korean Buddhist temple, founded in 970 AD. Temple built in 1393, contains many valuable relics. Includes Kwanum Cave with ancient statues. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0856...

Kaesim Temple

A Buddhist temple, founded in 826, a repository of many Buddhist art items. Contains six buildings, built mainly in late medieval times. Location, GPS coordinates: 41.0541...

Jongyang Temple

A Buddhist temple in mountains, founded sometimes around 600 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.6320 N 128.0628 E Categories: Buddhist shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, Kangwon, in the...

Anhwa-sa

The only intact Korean Buddhist temple in Kaesong city. Built in 930, contains many valuables. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0024 N 126.5498 E Categories: Buddhist shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Anguk-sa

A Buddhist temple complex, founded in 503, rebuilt reveral times. Here grows old ginkgo tree which was planted around 1400. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.3009 N 125.8266...

Gatbawi

Four meters tall, rock-cut statue of Buddha on the summit of hill. Statue has a separate stone hat. Statue was made in the middle...

Namgye Seowon

The second oldest Neo-Confucian private academy in Korea, founded in 1552. The architecture of its structures is an early attempt to plan an efficient...

Seonamsa

Beautiful mountain temple with some 20 historical buildings. According to local legends temple was founded in 529 AD. Temple contains many outstanding treasures, current...