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Hwaeomsa Temple (화엄사)

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Address
539, Hwaeomsa-ro, Masan-myeon, Gurye-gun, Jeollanam-do
전라남도 구례군 마산면 화엄사로 539 (마산면)
Type
Temples/ Religious Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-61-783-7600 (Temple office),
+82-61-782-0019 (Ticket Office),
+82-61-782-7600 (Temple Stay Secretariat)
Homepage
www.hwaeomsa.org (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Situated on the southwest corner of Jirisan Mountain, Hwaeomsa Temple is one of the 10 most famous temples in Korea. It was constructed in the fifth year of King Jinheung’s reign (544) during the Silla Era, but was burnt down during Japanese Invasion, Jeongyujaeran in 1592. Including the main building Daeungjeon, the temple was rebuilt during the Joseon Period.
    The path to the temple lies along the valley named Hwaeomsa Temple Valley. It also takes you to Nogodan Plateau of Jirisan Mountain. With Korean traditional straw-roofed houses and a water mill, you can find a cozy place named Siuidongsan, which means the Hill of Poetry, to take a rest at your right on the way to the temple.
    Beyond this area is the main gate of Hwaeomsa Temple, Iljumun Gate, and a long stonewall. Entering the main gate, you can find Geumgangmun Gate and the stairs going up to Bojeru. At the top of the stairs, there are the main building Daeungjeon and Gakhwangjeon Pavilion.

    There are also Seo-ocheung Pagoda (west-five-story pagoda) and Dongocheung Pagoda (east-five-story pagoda) at each side of the front yard. In front of Gakhwangjeon Pavilion is the largest light made of stone in Korea. In addition, there are many national treasures here including the Sasaja Samcheung (3-story) Stone Pagoda, which is situated at the hill called Hyodae. The main building Daeungjeon and Bojeru is magnificent and graceful. Keeping its original beauty, Hwa-eomsa Temple makes beautiful scenery with the nature around it.


    [National Cultural Heritages]
    - Stone Lantern at Gakhwangjeon Hall of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Four Lion Three-story Stone Pagoda of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Gakhwangjeon Hall of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Hanging Painting of Hwaeomsa Temple (The Vulture Peak Assembly)
    - Five-story Stone Pagoda in the east and west of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Daeungjeon Hall of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Lion Pagoda at Wontongjeon Hall of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Stone Avatamsaka Sutra (The Flower Garland Sutra) of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Higan Cherry of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Bojeru Pavilion of Hwaeomsa Temple
    - Stone Lantern at Gucheungam hermitage of Hwaeomsa Temple

    Telephone
    +82-61-782-7600

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Activity Information
    [Hwaeomsa Temple Stay]
    - Permanent Retreat Program
    - One night Two Days Program
    * Please refer details to the homepage for more information.

    Parking Facilities
    Free
    Korea National Park Parking Lot (Inquiry: +82-61-780-7700)
    Hwaeomsa Temple Parking Lot (Inquiry: +82-61-783-7600)

    Admission Fees
    Adults - Individual 3,500 won / Group 3,000 won
    Youth - Individual 1,800 won / Group 1,600
    Children - Individual 1,300 won / Group 1,000 won



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