One of the many Buddhist temples in the park.

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Nearby Gangwon-do attractions

1. Gwaneum-sa

1.42 MILES

This temple is dedicated to Gwaneum, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy who 'listens to the cries of the world'.

3. Bomun-sa

2.25 MILES

One of the numerous Buddhist temples within the park.

4. Seryeom Pokpo

2.34 MILES

A scenic waterfall on the hike between Guryong-sa and the peak of Biro-bong.

5. Chiaksan National Park

2.38 MILES

Scenic and mountainous Chiaksan (the name means 'Pheasant Peak Mountain') National Park is home to the lovely Guryong-sa and a host of other temples, and…

6. Guryong-sa

2.82 MILES

Set among the verdant hills of Chiaksan National Park, this colourful and vibrant temple is a beauty, its main courtyard festooned with vibrantly coloured…

7. Yeongwon-sa

4.29 MILES

A temple built by Buddhist priest Uisang Daesa during the Silla period.

8. Sangwon-sa

4.95 MILES

This temple was built by the Buddhist monk Ja Jang (590–658) in 643, rebuilt in 705, burnt down in 1946 and restored again in 1947. The oldest remains is…