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Jeollabuk-do » Jangsu-gun » Seonggwansa Temple (성관사)


Seonggwansa Temple (성관사)   
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492-83, Jangmu-ro, Janggye-myeon, Jangsu-gun, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 장수군 장계면 장무로 492-83
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Seonggwansa Temple is located in the rural village of Geumdeok-ri, Janggye-myeon, Jangsu-gun in Jeollabuk-do province, yet the size of this temple is quite big with around ten buildings. It is said that the temple was established during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392), but the history of the temple is not very clear as there are no remains or written documents of the temple from the Goryeo period that remain today.

The name of the temple was changed to Geumdeoksa in 1943, but it recovered its original name of Seonggwangsa in 1994. Seonggwansa means that its disciplines are to practice Buddhist teachings and spread the teachings of Buddha. The present temple site includes Daeungjeon (main hall), Seolbeopjeon (preaching hall), Samseonggak Pavilion, Junghwadang, Daegakseonwon, Iljumun Gate, Jonggak Belfry, and a nine-story pagoda.
N/A (Open all year round)
Operating Hours
Sunrise - Sunset
Parking Facilities
From Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal (Seoul Subway Line 3), take an express bus bound for Jangsu.
 * Bus schedule: 09:20, 10:40, 13:40, 14:35
From Jangsu Bus Terminal, take a local bus to Janggye Bus Terminal(장계터미널).
 * Bus schedule: 06:00, 06:40, 07:20, 09:00, 10:00,11:25, 12:00, 13:25, 15:30, 16:35, 17:15,19:25, 19:35
Transfer to another local bus bound for Anseong(안성), and get off at Hodeok(호덕).
 * Bus schedule: 07:40, 08:00, 09:35, 11:00, 11:45, 12:30, 13:45, 13:55, 15:50, 16:05, 16:45, 17:05,17:30, 19:45, 20:40, 21:40
Walk for about 900m to Seonggwansa Temple.

* Bus schedules are subject to change.


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