Girimsa Temple


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Girimsa Temple

 

This temple, built in 643, is located at foot of Mt. Hamwolsan and is surrounded by a thick forest.

It was a huge temple, having control of Bulguksa Temple when it was built.

However, it lost its influence and is now a calm and solemn temple.

Simple, as well as magnificent halls are located inside the temple.

 

There is also a memorial, Maewoldang Shrine,for Kim Si-seup and a museum.

A lacquered seated Buddha statue in museum is unique, having been made from paper, fabric and sawdust.

It designated National Treasure NO.415.

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