Friday, August 9, 2019

Geumsansa

An ancient temple, originally founded in 600 AD in the Kingdom of Baekje. Current structures are from 1635 but temples contain much older treasures...

Buseoksa Temple

This temple was founded in 676 AD. This temple contains valuable treasures including the second oldest wooden structure in the South Korea - Muryangsujeon,...

Bunhwangsa

Very old Buddhist temple, built in the times of Silla Kingdom in 634 AD. Today just a few buildings remain of the original large...

Bulguksa

Temple complex with outstanding relics and monuments of architecture, such as Dabotap pagoda (751 AD?) and Seokgatap pagoda (also 751 AD?) with treasures under...

Beopjusa

An important Buddhist temple, originally built in 553. Temple includes Palsangjeon - wooden pagoda, which originally was built in 553. Current structure was rebuilt...

Beomeosa

The main temple of Jogye Buddhist Order. Originally built in 678 AD, burned to the ground in 1592. Rebuilt in 1613 and contains many...

Samseonghyeol

Three mysterious holes in the ground in Jeju City. According to legends from these holes came semigods - founders of the ancient Tamna state...

Songgwangsa

One of the main Buddhist temples in Korea, initially founded in 867 and later reestablished in the 1190ies. Site includes a residential building from...

Haeinsa

An important temple complex, it was first built in 802 AD. Since 1398 it has held an entire set of Buddhist Scriptures - the...

Tongdosa

This is the largest Buddhist temple complex in Korea, it was established in 646 AD. Today the temple consists of 65 buildings. The temple...