The Bongeunsa Buddhist temple near the COEX convention centre was initially built in 794 by Yeon-hoe, then the highest ranking monk of the Silla dynasty, and was later rebuilt in 1498, after the restrictions on Buddhists were released. The oldest structures still standing today date back to 1856.

01 Main gate 02 Building 03 Goddess statue 04 Temple wall 05 Temple pavilions and skyscrapers
06 Temple pavilions and skyscrapers 07 Bell 08 Dragon fish 09 Dragon drum 10 Staircase 11 Temple
12 Courtyard and Buddha statue 13 Buddha statue 14 Buddha statue 15 Buddha statue 16 Inner court 17 Decorated wall
18 Temple wall with Buddha statues 19 People praying in the temple 20 Temple wall with Buddha statues 21 Wall paintings 22 Wall paintings 23 Tomb
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