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Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))

  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Yeonggwang Bulgapsa Temple (불갑사 (영광))
  • Address 450, Bulgapsa-ro, Yeonggwang-gun, Jeollanam-do
    전라남도 영광군 불갑면 불갑사로 450 (불갑면)
  • Type Temples/ Religious Sites
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
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  • Homepage tour.yeonggwang.go.kr
  • Information
    Introduction
    Bulgapsa Temple of Yeonggwang-gun, 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 Baekje King Chimnyu.

    Daeungjeon Hall, the main hall of Bulgapsa Temple, has been designated as a Treasure. 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 Pavillion, Myeongbujeon Hall and Ilgwangdang Shrine, and a population of sericeous newlitse trees, designated as a Natural Monument. The temple is also famous for the magic lily which blooms in the late summer. The path into Bulgapsa Temple is ideal for a restful walk and contemplation.

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    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.

    Age Limit for Activities
    Open to visitors of all ages

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