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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)

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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
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info:+82-54-372-8800
Homepage
www.unmunsa.or.kr
(Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Unmunsa Temple (운문사) in Cheongdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do belongs to Cheongdo-gun in terms of administrative district. However, it is actually better connected to Daegu. Unmunsa Temple was built in 560 during the Silla period. This ancient temple features seven treasured artifacts including an old pine tree (natural monument) and stone lantern. There are four small temples (Sariam, Naewonam, Bukdaeam and Cheongsinam) around the temple. Meanwhile, 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 nuns who practice Buddhism for four year periods. But, thanks to its magnificence and lush forest, Mt. Unmunsan, located on the southernmost part of Taebaek Mountains, has become a favorite spot for many tourists.

    Telephone
    +82-54-372-8800

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Hiking Course
    ▲ Unmunsa Temple parking lot (운문사 주차장) → Unmunsa Temple (운문사) → Daebisa Temple (대비사) → Palpungje (팔풍제) → Seokgolsa Temple (석골사) → Wonseo-ri (원서리) (8.9km, 5hrs, 30min)

    ▲ Unmunsa Temple (운문사) → Unmunjae (운문재) → Jubong (주봉) → Hwayang-ri (화양리) → Namyeong-ri (남영리) → Unmunsa Temple (운문사) → Naewonam Hermitage (내원암) → Bukdaeam Hermitage (북대암) → Summit → Dongnom-dong (동놈동) → Naewonam Hermitage (내원암) → Unmunsa Temple (운문사) (17km, 7hrs)

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Adults: 2,000 won / Group: 1,500 won
    Youths: 1,000 won / Group: 800 won
    Children: 500 won / Group: 400 won

    * Group: 30 people or more
    * Infants (under 7), Seniors (over 65) may enter free of chrage.

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

    Restrooms
    Available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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