|Ssanggyesa Temple (Jindo Island) (첨찰산 쌍계사)|
|Founded in 857 by the Buddhist monk Doseonguksa and reconstructed by Ui Woong in 1648, it is located between two valleys, bordering Cheomchalsan Mountain to the North. Walk through the rows of trees leading to a beautiful garden enclosed by a 100 year-old Joseon Chinese Juniper, cherry trees and persimmon trees.
Follow the path behind the temple for 10 minutes to find a three-acre plot of land consisting of dense forest. This woodland is a national monument containing over 50 types of trees. Unrimsanbang lies on the South of the temple, a home of the famous artist Heo Yu, of the Joseon Dynasty.
|From Jindo-eup, take a
bus to Sacheon-ri. (30min ride). Walk 5 min.
* Bus schedule: 7:30, 10:30, 13:30, 16:30, 18:10
* Inquiries: +82-61-544-2062 (Korean)