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Beopjusa Temple and Golden Buddha    

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Beopjusa Temple and Golden Buddha

Songnisan National Park, South Korea

To honor Buddha’s birthday, we take you to the Beopjusa Temple in Mt. Songnisan National Park in the province of Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea. Constructed in A.D. 553, the temple features the Golden Maitreya Statue of National Unification, and its Palsangjeon Pagoda is the oldest and tallest in Korea.

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