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Chungcheongnam-do » Seosan-si » Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)


Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)   
Buseoksa Temple (Seo...
Buseoksa Temple (Seo...
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  • Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)
  • Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)
  • Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)
  • Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)
  • Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)
  • Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)
  • Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)
  • Buseoksa Temple (Seosan) (부석사 - 서산)
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243, Buseoksa-gil, Buseok-myeon, Seosan-si, Chungcheongnam-do
충청남도 서산시 부석면 부석사길 243
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Located in Mount Dobisan in Seosan, Chungcheongnam-do, Buseoksa Temple was built in the Silla Era. The temple, which is also known as Seosan Buseoksa, is not as well known as Yeongju Buseoksa Temple in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province because of its size and lack of extensive historical documentation. The temple was built by the Great Monk Uisang in 677, the 17th year of King Munmu of Silla, and was later rebuilt by Great Monk Muhak during the Joseon Dynasty.

The beautiful Geumdonggwaneumbosaljwasang, or seated gilt-bronze Buddha statue, which was housed in the Buseoksa Temple in 1330, is now located in a temple on Tsushima Island in Japan. The only remaining buildings of Buseoksa are the large Geungnakjeon Hall, Mongnyongjang (the monks' living quarters), Simgeomdang, and Anyangnu. Walking up from the main hall, visitors will find the Sansingak building, and a stone pagoda close to the entrance of the Mount Dobisan hiking trail. From the summit of Mount Dobisan, one can get an amazing view of the Seohae Sea beyond Ganwoldo and Anmyeondo islands, as well as Mount Gayasan. For this reason, the temple draws a large crowd of visitors despite its relatively small size.
Current Status
Chungcheongnam-do Cultural Asset No.195
Activity Information
[Temple Stay]
Inquiries: +82-70-8801-3824
Operating Hours
Parking Facilities
Admission Fees
Facilities for the Handicapped
Not available
Interpretation Services Offered
* Pets are not permitted inside buildings.
From Seoul Central City Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Seosan (서산).
From Seosan Bus Terminal, take a local bus bound for Buseok (부석).
Get off at Buseok-myeon Samgeori (3-way Intersection, 부석 삼거리).
Buseoksa Temple is about 2.5km away from the bus stop.

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