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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
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  • Homepage www.gakwonsa.or.kr
  • Information
    Introduction
    Gakwonsa Temple is located halfway from the peak of Taejosan Mountain, a natural landmark of Cheonan. The temple was established on May 9, 1977 to pray for the reunification of North and South Korea. The temple contains a bronze seated statue of Buddha, which is 15 meters in height, 30 meters in circumference, has 175-centimeter-long ears and 30-centimeter-long nails, and weighs 60 tons.To the left of the statue is the largest Buddhist prayer hall in Korea, Daeungbojeon Hall, along with other temple buildings, drawing in many Buddhist followers as a prayer site.

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    Age Limit for Activities
    Open to visitors of all ages

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    Open 24 hr

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    Free

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