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Bongjeongsa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] (봉정사 [유네스코 세계문화유산])

  • Bongjeongsa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] (봉정사 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Bongjeongsa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] (봉정사 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Bongjeongsa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] (봉정사 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Bongjeongsa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] (봉정사 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Bongjeongsa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] (봉정사 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Bongjeongsa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] (봉정사 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Bongjeongsa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] (봉정사 [유네스코 세계문화유산])
  • Address 222, Bongjeongsa-gil, Andong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    경상북도 안동시 서후면 봉정사길 222
  • Type Temples/ Religious Sites
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  • Homepage www.bongjeongsa.org
    www.templestay.com
    www.tourandong.com
  • Information
    Introduction
    Bongjeongsa Temple is believed to have been built in 672 by the Great Buddist Monk Uisang. However, other documents seem to state that Neungin Daedeuk, a disciple of Monk Uisang, established the temple. During the Korean War, many documents related to the temple were destroyed, so much of the history has been lost. In 1972, while reconstruction work was being done on Geungnakjeon Hall, records were discovered stating the hall was repaired in 1363. This discovery gave concrete evidence that Geungnakjeon Hall is the oldest wooden building in the nation.

    Current Status
    [Geungnakjeon Hall of Bongjeongsa Temple, Andong] National Treasure (Designated on December 20, 1962)
    [Daeungjeon Hall of Bongjeongsa Temple, Andong] National Treasure (Designated on June 30, 2009)
    [Hwaeomgangdang Lecture Hall of Bongjeongsa Temple, Andong] Treasure (Designated on June 23, 1967)
    Etc.

    Activity Information
    Templestay

    Age Limit for Activities
    Preschoolers accompanied by parent and older

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Restrooms
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    Interpretation Services Offered
    Not available

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