Saturday, 19 May 2007

Wawoo Temple, Yong-in

Day 4

Located in the midst of the Yunwha Mountain, the temple is famous for preserving the first wooden reclining Buddha in the world.

A large brass Buddha head with a large pond greet visitors at the entrance to the park
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Numerous Buddha figurines line the side of the pond.
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Traditional stone pagodas can be found around the temple.
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Unique conical pagodas.
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Lush greenery adds to the serenity of the temple compound.
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The "Unification Bell" which was rang to signify the start of the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul is kept in the temple as well.
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An owl and owlet with some weirdly designed buildings in the background.
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A general sense of tranquility could be felt within the temple compound.
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