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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