HAEDONG YONGGUNG TEMPLE (
Hangul : 해동 용궁사) is a Buddhist
South Korea . The temple was built in
1376 by the teacher known as Naong during the
Goryeo Dynasty , and was
originally known as Bomun Temple (보문사). It was destroyed during
Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98)
Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98) but was rebuilt in the
1930s, and was renamed Haedong Yonggung Temple in 1974. The temple
complex is a large one and one of few in Korea to be set on the
seaside. As such, combined with its proximity to
Haeundae Beach and
the east side of Busan, the temple is popular with sightseers,
particularly during Buddha\'s Birthday celebrations when the complex
is decorated with paper lanterns.
* ^ www.yongkungsa.or.kr
Coordinates : 35°11′17″N 129°13′23″E / 35.18806°N
129.22306°E / 35.18806; 129.22306
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