Gakwonsa



Gakwonsa (temple) is located on the middle of Mt. Taejosan. The scale of its temple is so large and magnificent. Gakwonsa (temple) is much more famous for the Amitayeorae bronze statue. Budda's statue is 48 ft tall and 100 ft round. The length of the ear is about 5.8 ft and one of the dingernails is about 1 ft. The weight of the statue is over 60 tons. The great bronze statue, at the back of the main peak of Mt. Taejosan, looks to the west side with a merciful smile. Because of the magnificent landscape, many people (locals and tourists) have been visiting Gakwonsa.






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