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Address
37-41, Jeondeungsa-ro, Gilsang-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon
인천 강화군 길상면 전등사로 37-41
Type
Temples
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-32-937-0125 (Korean)
Homepage
jeondeungsa.org (Korean only)
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Introduction
Jeondeungsa Temple was originally called Jinjongsa during the Goryeo Dynasty. It functioned as a sanctuary enshrining family ancestors. Jeondeungsa Temple is located in Samrangseong Fortress, which is said to have been built by the three sons of Dangun, the founder of Korea.

Jeondeungsa Temple contains significant architectural works, including the main building Daeungbojeon. Decorated with delicate carvings, it is a superlative example of the architecture of the mid-Joseon Dynasty. The canopy situated above the Buddha statue inside Daeungbojeon building showcases masterful workmanship. On the walls and columns of Daeungbojeon, visitors can see names of soldiers written on the walls. These soldiers fought against the French Navy and wrote their names in Jeondeungsa to pray to Buddha for good luck in war.

There are ten other structures of historical significance at the temple including Yaksajeon (Treasure No. 179), Beomjong Bell (Treasure No. 393, constructed in the 11th century), and Yangheonsu Victory Monument (Tangible Cultural Treasure No. 26). The compound is also home to many ancient trees.
Telephone
+82-32-937-0125, 0025
Fax
+82-32-232-5450
Current Status
Treasure No. 393
Closed
N/A (Open all year round)
Activity Information
Templestay
Inquiries: +82-32-937-0125
Operating Hours
08:00–18:00
Parking Facilities
50 parking spaces
Parking Fees
Small cars 2,000 won
Large-sized cars 4,000 won
Admission Fees
Adults: 3,000 won / Group 2,500 won
Youth: 2,000 won / Group 1,500 won
Children: 1,000 won / Group 800 won

※ Adults (ages 19 and older), Youths (Middle and High School), Children (Elementary School)
Directions
Sinchon Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 4.
Go 300m forward and then take Bus 3100.
Get off at Jeondeungsa Temple Rear Gate (전등사후문) bus stop.
Turn left at the sign for Jeondeungsa Temple Nammun (전등사남문입구), and then go for 200m.

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