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Unmunsa Temple (운문사)

  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Unmunsa Temple (운문사)
  • Address 264, Unmunsa-gil, Unmun-myeon, Cheongdo-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    경상북도 청도군 운문면 운문사길 264 (운문면)
  • Type Temples/ Religious Sites
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
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    • For more info:+82-54-372-8800
  • Homepage www.unmunsa.or.kr
  • Information
    Introduction
    Unmunsa Temple in Cheongdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do belongs to Cheongdo-gun in terms of administrative district. However, it is actually more closely connected to Daegu in terms of traffic and lifestyle. Unmunsa Temple was built in 560 during the Silla period. This ancient temple features seven treasured artifacts including the Weeping Pine Tree (Natural Monument No. 180) and stone lantern. There are four small hermitages (Sariam, Naewonam, Bukdaeam and Cheongsinam) around the temple. Moreover, the surrounding forest of pine and fir trees only enhances the temple’s beauty.

    Unmunsa is the largest Buddhist nunnery in Korea, maintaining a capacity of roughly 260 bhikkhunis, or Buddhist nuns, who practice Buddhism in a four-year term. But, thanks to its magnificence and lush forest, Unmunsan Mountain, located on the southernmost part of Taebaek Mountain range, has become a favorite spot for many tourists.

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Operating Hours
    Early morning service - 04:40
    Morning service - 10:40
    Evening service - Winter 06:00 / Summer 06:30

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Individuals: Adults 2,000 won / Teenagers 1,000 won / Children 500 won
    Group: Adults 1,500 won / Teenagers 800 won / Children 400 won
    * Free admission: Senior citizens (ages 65 & older) and preschoolers (ages 7 & younger)
    * Groups: 30 people or more

    Parking Fees
    Compact cars: 1,000 won
    Small cars: 2,000 won
    Buses: 3,000 won

    Restrooms
    Available

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