วัด Yeonhwasa

Updated: Jan 15, 2019

Yeonhwasa Temple (연화사 (세종))


Introduction Yeonhwasa Temple is said to have been built by Hong Mun-seop. After having a dream, Hong dug the current site of Yeonhwasa to find two stone Buddha statues, and built a temple there. Yeonhwasa was designated a traditional temple in 1988. The temple features Muryangsujeon Hall, Samseonggak Hall, and Yosachae (monks’ residence).

There used to be a building with a tile roof, but following the discovery of Muinmyeongseokbulsangbudaejwa (Buddhist stele and pedestal with a 'Muin' inscription; National Treasure No. 649), the roof was improved. The side of Muinmyeongseokbulsangbudaejwa is in a trapezoid shape with a wider bottom. It is thought to date back to the Unified Silla era. The temple is also home to Chiljonseokbulsang (Stele with seven relief Buddhist images; National Treasure No. 650). Together with the stone images of Biamsa and Jeonganmyeon, this stele is considered to have cast a new light on the Ancient Art.

Address

28-1, Yeonhwasa-gil, Yeonseo-myeon, , Sejong-si 세종특별자치시 연서면 연화사길 28-1 (연서면)


Type

Temples/ Religious Sites


Inquiries

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