Yukkamjong and Uhwagak, Songgwangsa

Yukkamjong and Uhwagak, Songgwangsa

Yukkamjong and Uhwagak
Songgwangsa, Korea
Photograph by Kernbeisser, 2008

Entry to the temple is via a bridge over a moat which leads into the Uhwa Pavilion.

One of the Three Jewel Temples, Songgwangsa ('Spreading Pine Temple') in South Jeolla Province represents the Buddhist community (sangha). Founded by the monk Chinul in the late 12th century, the Zen temple of Songgwangsa is located on Jogye Mountain.