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Gakwonsa Temple (각원사)

  • Gakwonsa Temple (각원사)
  • Gakwonsa Temple (각원사)
  • Gakwonsa Temple (각원사)
  • Gakwonsa Temple (각원사)
  • Gakwonsa Temple (각원사)
  • Gakwonsa Temple (각원사)
Address
245, Gagwonsa-gil, Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do
충청남도 천안시 동남구 각원사길 245 (안서동)
Type
Temples/ Religious Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-41-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more Info: +82-41-561-3545
Homepage
www.gakwonsa.or.kr (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Gakwonsa Temple is located halfway from the peak of Taejosan Mountain, a natural landmark of Cheonan. The temple was enshrined on May 9, 1977 to pray for the reunification of North and South Korea. The temple contains a bronze statue of Buddha, which is 15 meters in height, 30 meters in circumference, has 175-centimeter-long ears, 30-centimeter-long nails and weighs 60 tons.

    It is the largest temple after Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju and it draws many Buddhist followers as a prayer site.

    Operating Hours
    Sunrise - Sunset

    Parking Facilities
    Available (100 spaces)

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