Yongcheonsa Temple is a branch temple of Baegyangsa Temple that is No. 18 of
the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. In the first year of King Mu, (the 30th king of Baekje, in power
from 600-641 AD), Haengeun who was a Buddhist priest of eminent virtue, established the temple.
The name of temple has the meaning of a spring called “Yongcheon”, that is under the
Daeungjeon Hall stairs. According to legend, a dragon used to live in the spring and ascended to heaven. (‘Yong’ means a dragon and ‘cheon’ means a spring).
Visitors can see vivid lotus designs on the stair's handrail and experience the great history of the temple.
Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-61-322-1822 (Korean)
Day off : N/A (Open all year round)
Hours : Sunrise-Sunset
Facilities for the Handicapped
209, Yongcheonsa-gil, Haebo-myeon, Hampyeong-gun, Jeollanam-do