Korean Buddhist temples
Buddhist temples are an important part of the Korean landscape. This article gives a brief overview of Korean Buddhism, then describes some of the more important temples in Korea. Most Korean temples...
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Myogaksa
Myogaksa Temple is a Korean Buddhist temple located in the heart of downtown Seoul, South Korea, in the Jongro District, nestled on the east side of Naksan Mountain. Myogaksa Temple was established in...
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Golgulsa
Golgulsa (literally "Stone Buddha Temple") is located 20 km east of the ancient Silla Dynasty capital city of Gyeongju in Southeastern Korea. In the Golgulsa temple area can be found the oldest histo...
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Ssangbongsa
127°03′38″E / 34.887389°N 127.060665°E / 34.887389; 127.060665Ssangbongsa, or Ssangbong Temple, is part of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism located in rural Jeung Village, I...
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Daeheungsa
126°37′01″E / 34.4765959°N 126.6168285°E / 34.4765959; 126.6168285Daeheungsa, sometimes called Daedunsa, is a main temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. Daeheungsa is...
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Hwangnyongsa
Hwangryongsa, or Hwangryong Temple (most commonly mistaken as "Hwangnyongsa), is the name of a former Buddhist temple in the city of Gyeongju, South Korea. Completed in the 7th century, the enormous 9...
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Yongjusa
Yongjusa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. It is located in on the slopes of Hwasan in Taean-eup, Hwaseong, in the province of Gyeonggi, South Korea. The temple's name means "d...
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Gounsa
Gounsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. It stands in Danchon-myeon, Uiseong County, in the province of Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. The temple was built in 681 by Uisang, a ...
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Three Jewel Temples of Korea
The Three Jewel Temples of Korea are the three principal Buddhist temples in Korea, each representing one of the Three Jewels of Buddhism, and all located in South Korea.Tongdosa in South Gyeongsang P...
Musangsa
Musangsa is a Zen Buddhist temple near Daejeon, South Korea, an affiliate of the Kwan Um School of Zen. The temple holds various silent retreats throughout the year and is open to guests on Saturdays ...
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Bunhwangsa
129°14′01″E / 35.8407034°N 129.2336637°E / 35.8407034; 129.2336637Bunhwangsa (literally "Fragrant Emperor Temple") is a temple complex from the Old Silla era of Korea. It is ...
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Beomeosa
129°04′08″E / 35.2839135°N 129.068992°E / 35.2839135; 129.068992Beomeosa (Temple of the Nirvana Fish) is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in Cheongnyong-don...
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Doseonsa
Doseonsa is a Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order in Seoul, South Korea. It is located at 264 Ui-dong, in the Gangbuk-gu area of the city and is the largest temple complex on Bukhansan, the most promin...
Daegaksa
Daegaksa is a Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order in Seoul, South Korea. It is located in Bongik 2-dong in the Jongno-gu area of the city.
Geumdangsa
Geumdangsa or Geumdang Temple is a Korean Buddhist Temple in the Maisan (Horse Ear Mountain) in Jinan County, North Jeolla Province South Korea.Maisan (Horse Ear Mountain) is part of the Maisan Provin...
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Silleuksa
Shilleuksa (also written as Silleuksa and Shilleuk-sa) is a Korean Buddhist temple situated against a low hill on the north side of the river Namhan, two miles east of Yeoju in Gyeonggi Province, appr...
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Mireuksa
Mireuksa was the largest Buddhist temple in the ancient Korean kingdom of Baekje. The temple was established in 602, by King Mu and is located 36.012083 N, 127.031028 E. This place depends nowadays fr...
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Girimsa
Girimsa is a Buddhist temple located on the slopes of Mount Hamwolsan in Gyeongju city, the North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It is a subsidiary temple of Bulguksa, the head temple of the 11th b...
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Eunhaesa
Eunhaesa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. It is located in Cheongtong-myeon, Yeongcheon, in the province of Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. It stands on the eastern slopes of Pa...
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Bongwonsa
Bongwon Temple (or Bongwonsa) is a South Korean Buddhist temple in Bongwon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul near Yonsei University.Situated to the northeast of the university on the hillside of Ahn Mountain,...
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Donghwasa
Donghwasa, also Donghwa Temple, is a Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order in northern Daegu, South Korea. The temple is located on the south side of Mt. Palgongsan, within the boundaries of Dohak-dong,...
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Mihwangsa
126°34′39″E / 34.3828294°N 126.5775955°E / 34.3828294; 126.5775955Mihwangsa is a Buddhist temple on Dalmasan (Dharma Mountain), nicknamed ‘Geumgangsan (Diamond Mountain) of t...
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Gamnoam
Gamnoam is a Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order in Seoul, South Korea. Founded in 1912 it is located at 15 Chungsin-dong in the Jongno-gu area of the city.
Geumsansa
127°03′11″E / 35.722731°N 127.053032°E / 35.722731; 127.053032Geumsansa (literally "Golden Mountain Temple") is a temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism standing on the ...
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Bongseonsa
Bongseonsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. It stands in Jinjeop-eup, Namyangju, a short distance east of Seoul in Gyeonggi province, South Korea. It was built by National Pre...
Palsangjeon
Palsangjeon (Hall of Eight Pictures) is a worship hall found on a Korean Buddhist temple complex that contains the "Palsang", the series of painted murals depicting the eight stages in the life of the...
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