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Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))

  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
  • Bulgapsa Temple (Yeonggwang) (불갑사 (영광))
Address
450, Bulgapsa-ro, Bulgap-myeon, Yeonggwang-gun, Jeollanam-do
전라남도 영광군 불갑면 불갑사로 450 (불갑면)
Type
Temples/ Religious Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-61-352-8097
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Bulgapsa Temple of Yeonggwang, Jeollanam-do, was the very first Buddhist temple to be built in Korea. Monk Marananta, who was the first Indian monk to spread Buddhism in Korea, is said to have established the temple here around the year 384, during the reign of King Chimnyu.

    The main hall, Daewungjeon Hall, in Bulgapsa has been designated as National Treasure No. 830. The motifs on the doors of the hall are famed for their beautiful designs. The temple also has other buildings of distinction such as the Manseru, Myeongbujeon and Ilgwangdang, a Neolitsea sericea tree designated as Natural Monument No. 112. The temple is also famous for the magic lily which blooms in the late summer. The path into the Bulgapsa Temple is ideal for a restful walk and contemplation.

    Telephone
    +82-61-352-8097

    Activity Information
    [Bulgapsa Temple Stay]
    - Happy Travel (Experiential Program)
    - Happy Travel (Retreat program)
    - Sangsahwa Temple Stay

    * More information is available on the website or via phone-inquiry.

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