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Seoul Hwagyesa Temple (화계사(서울))

  • Seoul Hwagyesa Temple (화계사(서울))
  • Seoul Hwagyesa Temple (화계사(서울))
  • Seoul Hwagyesa Temple (화계사(서울))
  • Seoul Hwagyesa Temple (화계사(서울))
  • Seoul Hwagyesa Temple (화계사(서울))
  • Seoul Hwagyesa Temple (화계사(서울))
  • Seoul Hwagyesa Temple (화계사(서울))
  • Address 117, Hwagyesa-gil, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul
    서울특별시 강북구 화계사길 117 (수유동)
  • Type Temples/ Religious Sites
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  • Homepage www.hwagyesa.org
    www.templestay.com
  • Information
    Introduction
    Hwagyesa Temple was built in 1522 (the seventeenth year of the reign of King Jungjong of the Joseon dynasty) by monk Shinwol, but was destroyed in a fire in 1618. It was rebuilt the following year, and expanded In 1866 through the efforts of Monks Yongseon and Beomun.
    The temple also has various templestay programs for visitors. Hwagyesa Temple is located not too far from the city but also provides a natural environment.

    Current Status
    [Bronze Bell Cast by Buddhist Monk Sain - Hwagyesa Temple] Treasure (Designated on February 15, 2000)
    [Wooden Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Triad and Ten Underworld Kings of Hwagyesa Temple] Treasure (Designated on March 11, 2014)
    [Daeungjeon Hall of Hwagyesa Temple] Seoul Metropolitan City Cultural Heritage (Designated on December 5, 1985)

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