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Jeollabuk-do » Gimje-si » Geumsansa Temple (Gimje) (금산사(김제))

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Address
1, Moak 15-gil, Geumsan-myeon, Gimje-si, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 김제시 금산면 모악15길 1
Type
Temples
Inquiries
• 1330 tt call center: +82-63-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-548-4441 (Korean)
Homepage
www.geumsansa.org (Korean, English)
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Introduction
Located near the entrance of the Moaksan Provincial Park, Geumsansa Temple (금산사) was established by King Beop, or Beopwang, of the Baekje period (599AD). The Buddhist temple features over ten designated cultural properties including Mireukjeon, a national treasure, as well as other attached buildings. The country’s only three-story building containing a Buddha statue, Mireukjeon was built with wood and has a single-open floor inside. In spring, cherry blossom trees come into full bloom from the mountain entrance all the way to Geumsansa; and in winter Buddhist adherents come to bow before the statue of Mireuk bodhisattva inside Mireukjeon or walk in circles around the pagoda. The statue is the largest indoor standing Buddha in the world reaching 11.82 meters of height. The two other Buddha statues standing on right and left of the Mireuk bodhisattva are 8.8 meters tall each.

* Important Cultural Properties
Mireukjeon (National Treasure No. 62)
Noju (Treasure No. 22)
Seogyeondae (Treasure No. 23)
Hyedeogwangsa Jineungtapbi (Treasure No. 24)
Geumsansa Ocheungseoktap (Treasure No. 25)
Geumsansa Bangdeunggyedan (Treasure No. 26)
Geumsansa Yukgak Dacheungseoktap (Treasure No. 27)
Geumsansa Dangganjiju (Treasure No. 28)
Simwonam Bukgang Samcheungseoktap (Treasure No. 29)
Geumsansa Daejangjeon (Treausre No. 827)
Geumsansa Seokdeung (Treasure No. 828)
Tour Course Information
Geumsansa (금산사) → Moaksan (모악산) → Suwangsa (수왕사) → Daewonsa (대원사) → Gui Middle School (구이중학교)

Geumsansa (금산사) → Janggeunjae (장근재) → Moaksan (모악산) → Geumsansa (금산사) → Doye (pottery) Village (도예마을)
Operating Hours
sunrise-sunset
Parking Facilities
Available
Admission Fees
Adults 3,000 won / Group 2,500 won
Youths 2,000 won / Group 1,500 won
Children 1,000 won / Group 800 won
※ Group - 30 or more people
Interpretation Services Offered
English
Pets
Not permitted
Directions
From Jeonju Express Bus Terminal, take Bus 79 to Geumsansa Temple (금산사).
(06:24 - 22:45 / 25min intervals)

From Gimje Intercity Bus Terminal or Gimje Station, take Bus 5 to Geumsansa Temple.

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