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Buddhist Shrine in Palgongsan Provincial Park

Gatbawi

Gatbawi is a medicinal Buddha shrine and national treasure, some 850m above sea level and said to date back to AD 638. This Buddha is famed for the flat stone ‘hat’ hovering over its head, 15cm thick. Incense wafts …
Buddhist Temple in Palgongsan Provincial Park

Donghwa-sa

Palgongsan Provincial Park’s most popular destination is the province’s leading temple, with a history stretching back to AD 493.For the temple, get off the bus at the Donghwa-sa stop; it's a 800m walk from there.