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Gyeongsan Seonbonsa Temple (선본사(경산))

Gyeongsan Seonbonsa Temple (선본사(경산))

0m    13626     2021-12-02

699, Gatbawi-ro, Gyeongsan-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Seonbonsa Temple is a centrally administered temple of the Jogye Order. It was originally built in 491 by Geukdal, and later repaired in 1641. The temple is home to many important cultural treasures, including the Stone Seated Buddha at Gwanbong Peak (Treasure), Three-story Stone Pagoda (Gyeongsangbuk-do Cultural Heritage), and stone lanterns.

Palgongsan Provincial Park (Gatbawi Section) (팔공산도립공원(갓바위지구))

Palgongsan Provincial Park (Gatbawi Section) (팔공산도립공원(갓바위지구))

95.98466818356219m    27396     2021-03-04

Wachon-myeon, Gyeongsan-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Located north of Gyeongsan, Palgongsan Mountain (altitude 1,192.3 meters) was called both Jungaksan and Buaksan Mountain during the Silla period. The mountain has many ancient temples and historical sites such as the Gatbawi Stone Buddha, Wonhyosa Temple, Cheonseongsa Temple and Bulgulsa Temple.

Daegu Donghwasa Temple (동화사(대구))

Daegu Donghwasa Temple (동화사(대구))

3.2 Km    71616     2023-11-14

1 Donghwasa 1-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu

Donghwasa Temple is located on the south side of Palgongsan Mountain, about 22 km northeast of Daegu. It was built by Monk Geukdal in the 15th year of King Soji’s reign (AD 493). The original name of the temple was Yugasa Temple, but Simjiwangsa rebuilt the temple under King Heungdeok (r. AD 826-836) and named it Donghwasa Temple, which means "the paulownia tree blooms even in winter," in reference to the blooming trees around the temple. Most of the present temple buildings were constructed between 1723 and 1732.

Palgongsan Nature Park (Gatbawi District) (팔공산자연공원(갓바위지구))

3.8 Km    61419     2024-02-29

6-1 Palgongsan-ro 199-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu

Palgongsan Nature Park, located in the Taebaek Mountain Range, features three peaks: Birobong Peak (1,192m), Yeombulbong Peak (1,042m), and Seobong Peak (1,150m). This mountain area boasts stunning rock formations and valleys. At an elevation of 852 meters on Gwanbong Peak, the Gatbawi Rock is renowned for fulfilling wishes. Other attractions include Donghwasa Temple, the Palgongsan Cable Car, and the Donghwasa Tourist Complex.

Palgongsan Natural Park (Donghwasa Temple District) (팔공산자연공원(동화사지구))

Palgongsan Natural Park (Donghwasa Temple District) (팔공산자연공원(동화사지구))

3.8 Km    34508     2021-07-21

1, Donghwasa 1-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu

Palgongsan Natural Park is located close to Palgongsan Mountain, one of the larger mountains in the Taebaek Mountain Range. Palgongsan Mountain is located 20 kilometers northeast from downtown Daegu, where the Nakdonggang and Geumhogang Rivers meet. The mountain has three peaks in a row: Birobong Peak (1192.3 meters) in the center and Dongbong (aka ‘Mitabong,’ 1,155 meters) and Seobong (aka ‘Samseongbong,’ 1,150 meters) on each side.

The park is within the administrative district of Dong-gu, Daegu and has four towns along its border including Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsan-si, and Chilgok-gun. A number of Buddhist temples including Donghwasa, the headquarters of the 9th Buddhist Parish, are located in the area.

The park has numerous rocks and valleys and is carpeted with azaleas in the spring. In the autumn many visitors flock to the park to admire the fall leaves on the trees lining the 16.3-kilometer-long roadway that runs through the park. With vibrant green leaves in spring and a delicate snowscape in the winter, Palgongsan Mountain is an attractive destination for visitors throughout the year.

Palgongsan Provincial Park (Eunhaesa Temple Section) (팔공산도립공원 - 은해사지구)

3.9 Km    9641     2019-07-23

Geojo-gil, Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Located north of Gyeongsan, Palgongsan Mountain (1,192.3m) was called both Jungaksan and Buaksan Mountain during the Silla period. The mountain has many ancient temples and historical sites such as the Gatbawi Stone Buddha, Wonhyosa Temple, Cheonseongsa Temple and Bulgulsa Temple.

Palgongsan Cable Car (팔공산 케이블카)

Palgongsan Cable Car (팔공산 케이블카)

4.0 Km    21519     2024-07-10

51, Palgongsan-ro 185-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu

Palgongsan Cable Car takes visitors a ride on an ascending slope, offering both thrill and beautiful views. The cable car's landing platform is at the top of Sinnimbong Peak of Palgongsan Mountain. This peak is considered one of the most famous prayer spots, together with the ritual alter on Birobong Peak and the Buddha statue on the eastern Gatbawi Rock.

Sanchae Restaurant (산채식당)

4.1 Km    5639     2024-02-28

72, Palgongsan-ro 185-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu

Sanchae Restaurant is a wild vegetable Korean restaurant situated at the entrance of Palgongsan Cable Car. Since its opening in 1995, the restaurant has passed onto its second generation, maintaining the authentic flavors that have defined its success. With a commitment to recreating traditional homemade meals, Sanchae Restaurant uses self-cultivated vegetables, perilla seeds, garlic, chili pepper powder, and homemade fermented condiments. Among its signature dishes, the sannamul bibimbap (wild vegetable bibimbap) stands out, showcasing a delightful blend of seven namuls (salad) seasoned with a savory soy sauce.

Daegu Bangjja Brassware Museum (대구 방짜유기박물관)

Daegu Bangjja Brassware Museum (대구 방짜유기박물관)

4.2 Km    14430     2019-03-19

29, Dojang-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu

Bangjja Brassware Museum is the first original museum of its kind in Korea. Unknown to many, Bangjja Brassware possesses a host of beneficial attributes and is used both for storing food and for growing plants. One of its primary functions is that of cultivating nutritive elements.

The Bangjja Brassware Museum in Daegu has numerous brassware products on hand that were generously donated by Lee Bong-Ju. His collection was subsequently appointed intangible cultural asset number seventy-seven by the Korean government.

The museum’s layout is rather intricate. Both the basement floor and second ground floor consist of three exhibit halls, a data research hall, a cultural experience hall, a video education hall, an outdoor stage, and several planning exhibit halls. In the Brassware Cultural Hall, a display boasting Korea’s history regarding various kinds of brassware, together with other relevant information is on hand for visitors. In the nearby Donation Hall, a National Intangible Cultural Heritage, Lee Bong Ju’s luxury brassware collection, is on display. In the Reappearance Hall there are makeshift displays illustrating where brassware was first produced and where it was traded.

Mt. Palgong Hot Spring Tourist Hotel (팔공산온천관광호텔(온천))

Mt. Palgong Hot Spring Tourist Hotel (팔공산온천관광호텔(온천))

4.2 Km    49140     2024-02-28

11 Palgongsan-ro 185-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu

Mt. Palgong Hot Spring Tourist Hotel is nestled near Birobong Peak of Palgongsan Mountain. It features a hot spring bath with sodium chloride alkaline water (pH 8.0), sourced from 687 meters below the granite surface of a nearby valley. The spring water, at a temperature of 28.9 ℃, is renowned for its properties that soothe the skin, enhance blood circulation, and relieve fatigue. The facility includes hot and cold baths, jet benches for water massages, a sauna, and open-air baths. Additionally, the surrounding Palgongsan Mountain area boasts numerous tourist attractions, including Donghwasa Temple, a cable car, and various hiking trails.