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Manghaesa Temple (망해사)

  • Manghaesa Temple (망해사)
  • Manghaesa Temple (망해사)
  • Manghaesa Temple (망해사)
  • Manghaesa Temple (망해사)
  • Manghaesa Temple (망해사)
  • Manghaesa Temple (망해사)
  • Manghaesa Temple (망해사)
  • Manghaesa Temple (망해사)
  • Address 94, Simpo 10-gil, Gimje-si, Jeollabuk-do
    전라북도 김제시 진봉면 심포10길 94
  • Type Temples/ Religious Sites
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  • Homepage www.gimje.go.kr/tour
  • Information
    Introduction
    Manghaesa Temple is located at the edge of the Gimje Plains before the sea. The temple stands at the summit of Jinbongsan Mountain. The temple was named for the view of the ocean and the fields of rice. The temple was established by the great monk Buseol Geosa during the 2nd year of King Uija of Baekje (AD 642). Years later, Dobeopsa (a Chinese monk from the Tang dynasty) renovated the temple. The temple was altered again during the reign of King Injo of the Joseon dynasty when the great monk Jinmuk Daesa built Nakseojeon Hall in 1589. Bogwangjeon Hall and Chilseonggak Pavilion were built much later in 1933. Manghaesa Temple is unique in that it is the only temple where the distant horizon is visible over both land and sea. Nearby attractions include a walking path through a field of reeds by Mangyeonggang River and views of the sunset over the sea.

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Operating Hours
    [Temple grounds] 05:00 - Sunset
    [Observatory & Walking trail] Open 24 hr

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Restrooms
    Available

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Not available

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