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Yongin Wawoojongsa Temple (와우정사(용인))

  • Yongin Wawoojongsa Temple (와우정사(용인))
  • Yongin Wawoojongsa Temple (와우정사(용인))
  • Yongin Wawoojongsa Temple (와우정사(용인))
  • Yongin Wawoojongsa Temple (와우정사(용인))
  • Yongin Wawoojongsa Temple (와우정사(용인))
Address
25-15, Haegok-ro, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 용인시 처인구 해곡로 25-15
Type
Temples/ Religious Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-332-2472
Homepage
www.wawoo-temple.org (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Wawoojongsa Temple is located in Haegok-dong in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do at the center of Yeonhwasan Mountain range surrounded by 48 magnificent mountain peaks. Wawoojongsa Temple is the main branch of the Nirvana order, and has approximately 3,000 Buddha statues. The most popular statue is buldu, an 8-meter high statue of Buddha's head, situated at the temple's entrance. Another famous statue is wabul, a Buddha statue carved from juniper wood imported from Indonesia. The wabul reaches 3 meters in height and 12 meters in length, making it one of the largest of its kind in the world. The temple houses Buddha statues from all over the world, made from all kinds of materials, that were given as a gift by monks and leaders from other countries.

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Not available

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