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Baekdamsa Temple (백담사)

Update date: 2021-05-03

Description

[tourist site]
Located within Seoraksan Mountain, Baekdamsa Temple was built by Monk Ja Jang (590~658) during the reign of Queen Jindeok (647-654), 28th ruler of the Silla Kingdom. The temple was burnt down and moved several times until 1957 when it was rebuilt to the current location. There are various treasures and hermitages in the temple. Many famous people have visited the temple including Manhae Han Yong-un, a strong independence activist and poet. There are countless number of rock towers in front of the temple by the creek where visitors come to stack stones while praying for their wishes.

Information

Address: 746, Baekdam-ro, Inje-gun, Gangwon-do (24606)
Telephone: +82-33-462-6969
data provided by Korea Tourism Organization
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