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Goryeosan Mountain (고려산)

  • Goryeosan Mountain (고려산)
  • Goryeosan Mountain (고려산)
  • Goryeosan Mountain (고려산)
  • Goryeosan Mountain (고려산)
  • Goryeosan Mountain (고려산)
  • Goryeosan Mountain (고려산)
Naega-myeon, Ganghwa-eup, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon-si
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    Goryeosan Mountain, once referred to as Oryeonsan, is a mountain rich in folklore. Legend has it that in the year 416 (during the reign of King Jangsu of Goguryeo), a Buddhist monk named Cheonchukguk climbed Goryeosan Mountain and found Oryeonji Pond where the five-colored lotus flowers bloomed. The monk picked the lotus flower petals and blew them into the air. He then built a temple where each of the petals had landed, naming the temples according to their corresponding color: Jeokseoksa, formerly Jeokryeonsa Temple (red lotus), Baengnyeonsa Temple (white lotus), Cheongryeonsa Temple (blue lotus), Hwangryeonsa Temple (yellow lotus), and Heungnyeonsa Temple (black lotus).

    Around 130 dolmens are distributed along the foot of Goryeosan Mountain. Sirumisan Mountain, on the northern side of Goryeosan Mountain is said to have been the birthplace of General Yeongaesomun of the Goguryeo Kingdom.


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