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Eunsusa Temple (은수사)

  • Eunsusa Temple (은수사)
  • Eunsusa Temple (은수사)
  • Eunsusa Temple (은수사)
  • Eunsusa Temple (은수사)
  • Eunsusa Temple (은수사)
  • Eunsusa Temple (은수사)
  • Eunsusa Temple (은수사)

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Address
406, Maisannam-ro, Maryeong-myeon, Jinan-gun, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 진안군 마령면 마이산남로 406
Type
Temples/ Religious Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-63-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-433-2502 (Korean)
Homepage
tour.jinan.go.kr
(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The temple located upon Maisan Mountain was called Sangwonsa Temple during the early Joseon Dynasty and was later known as Jeongmyeongam Hermitage. According to the Korean Language Society, the temple began to be called Eunsusa (meaning ‘Silver Water Temple’) after King Taejo (the founder of the Joseon Dynasty) visited the temple and remarked that the water flowing nearby was as clean and smooth as pure silver.

    The temple is home to the largest known Beopgo (Buddhist drum used for rituals), which was produced in 1982. A stone sculpture and a statue of Granny Samsin (a goddess that looks after babies’ births and keeps them healthy) also stand at the temple. However, the temple’s most treasured assets are its two Natural Monuments: Emerald Gaiety (a climbing vine, Natural Monument No. 380) and the Cheongsil Pear Tree (Natural Monument No. 386). Reverse icicles, though found all over the mountainsides, are most readily and abundantly found in the Eunsusa Temple area.

    Telephone
    +82-63-433-2502

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Parking Facilities
    Maisan Provincial Park Parking Lot

    Activity Fees
    Admission fees to Cultural Assets (Maisan Tapgun & Geumdangsa)
    Adults: 3,000 won / Group: 2,800 won
    Youths: 2,000 won / Group: 1,600 won
    Children: 1,000 won / Group: 800 won

    ※ Group: 30 or more people

    Restrooms
    Available

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Not available

    Parking Fees
    Small cars: 2,000 won
    Bus: 3,000 won

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Not available

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