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Samcheok Cheoneunsa Temple (천은사(삼척))

Update date: 2022-02-03

Description

[tourist site]
Cheoneunsa Temple is located on Dutasan Mountain in Miro-myeon, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do. At the tail end of the Goryeo dynasty, Lee Seung-hyu, a renowned scholar, wrote ‘Jewangungi’, an epic for the Korean people at Cheoneunsa temple. After the temple burnt down during the Korean War, the temple was renovated. The temple houses Beophwagyeong (Lotus Sutra Statue) among other cultural significant artifacts. Also, the surrounding area was the capital during Goryeo dynasty, where a number of relics such as pieces of celadon and blue roof tiles were unearthed.

Information

Address: 816, Dongan-ro, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do (25903)
Telephone: +82-33-572-0221
data provided by Korea Tourism Organization
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