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Paju Bogwangsa Temple (보광사(파주))

  • Paju Bogwangsa Temple (보광사(파주))
  • Paju Bogwangsa Temple (보광사(파주))
  • Paju Bogwangsa Temple (보광사(파주))
  • Paju Bogwangsa Temple (보광사(파주))
  • Paju Bogwangsa Temple (보광사(파주))
  • Address 87, Bogwang-ro 474beon-gil, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
    경기도 파주시 광탄면 보광로474번길 87
  • Type Temples/ Religious Sites
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
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  • Homepage www.bokwangsa.net
  • Information
    Introduction
    Bogwangsa Temple is a traditional temple located on the foothills of Goryeongsan Mountain in Paju. It was built by Great Monk Doseonguksa during the Silla Kindom period under the order of Queen Jinseong in AD 894. At the time, it was considered a hidden national treasure and one of the six grand temples located on the northern side of the Hangang River. In was once ruined during the Imjin War, and reconstructed in 1622 by Monk Seolmi and Monk Deogin. In 1667, Monk Jigan and Monk Seok Ryeon reconstructed Daeungbojeon Hall and Gwaneumjeon Hall.

    Current Status
    [Daeungbojeon Hall] Tangible Cultural Heritage (Designated on September 3, 1979)
    [Buddhist Bronze Bell] Tangible Cultural Heritage (Designated on August 7, 1995)
    [Buddha Statue] Gyeonggi-do Tangible Cultural Heritage (Designated on December 8, 2010)

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Hiking Course
    Entrance of Bogwangsa Temple - Dosoram Hermitage - Heliport - Summit

    Parking Facilities
    Available (50 small car parking spaces, 10 large car parking spaces)

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

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