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Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))

  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))
  • Beopgwangsa Temple (Pohang) (법광사 (포항))

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Address
290, Sangeup-gil, Singwang-myeon, Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 포항시 북구 신광면 상읍길 290 (신광면)
Type
Temples/ Religious Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-243-0178 (Korean)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Beopgwangsa Temple is located at the foot of Bihaksan Mountain in the city of Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province. It was originally built during the reign of King Jinpyeong (579-631) of the Silla Kingdom by Great Monk Wonhyo upon the order of the king.

    The temple used to be large measuring 525 kan (kan is a traditional measurement of distance between two columns, about 1.8 meters), but most of its buildings burned down in a fire in 1863. The current buildings were rebuilt in 1952. The site of the old temple is designated as Historical Site no. 493. Some of the remaining relics are a three-story pagoda, Bulsangyeonhwadaejwa (Buddha on a lotus stand), and a twin Ssanggwibu (turtle-shaped stone base of a monument).

    Telephone
    +82-54-243-0178

    Operating Hours
    10:00 - 17:00

    Restrooms
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