Colonial Korea: Geojoam Hermitage – 거조암 (Yeongcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do)


The hermitage grounds at Geojoam Hermitage in Yeongcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do in 1933.

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Bulgulsa Temple – 불굴사 (Gyeongsan, Gyeongsangbuk-do)


The historic Buddha statue at Bulgulsa Temple in Gyeongsan, Gyeongsangbuk-do.

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On Mt. Muhaksan, and just past the local mental institution, lays Bulgulsa Temple in Gyeongsan, Gyeongsangbuk-do. Bulgulsa Temple dates back to 690 A.D. During its peak, the temple housed over 50 buildings and had 12 associated hermitages.

Jukrimsa Temple – 죽림사 (Yeongcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do)


One of the beautiful stupas at the entry of Jukrimsa Temple in Yeongcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do.

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Just below Mt. Yubongsan, and west of the Geumho River, is Jukrimsa Temple in Yeongcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do. About a kilometre and a half up a mountainside road lies Jukrimsa Temple. The first thing to greet you at the temple is the Iljumun Gate, which has a pair of chubby pillars at its base.

A Week in Photos #5



Making Wine in Yeongcheon

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A fun two day trip we took with Daegu Pockets

Destination: Manbulsa (Yeongcheon city, Gyeongsangbuk-do)

Author's note: A hat tip to Sherwin at for writing about this temple first.

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