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Heritage Two Rock-carved Standing Buddhas in Yongmi-ri

WriterAdministratorDate05/12/2015

Two Rock-carved Standing Buddhas in Yongmi-ri1
  • Location

    Paju

  • Address

    San 8, Yongmi-ri, Gwangtan-myeon, Paju-si

  • TEL

    Yongamsa Temple +82-31-942-0265

Two Rock-carved Standing Buddhas in Yongmi-ri Standing an impressive 17.4 meters tall, each of the Rock-Carved Buddhas in Yongmi-ri, Paju (Treasure No. 93) consist of a body carved from the natural rock of a cliff, and a neck, head and headpiece positioned on top of the cliff. The statue on the right is wearing square-shaped Gat (a horsehair hat) while the one on the left  is wearing a round crown. A legend about King Seonjong (r. 1083-1094), the 13th ruler of the Goryeo Dynasty, and his third concubine Wonsin is still told to this day. Yongamsa Temple is situated under the giant statues at the foot of the mountain.