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Jogyesa Temple, Seoul
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The back of Daeungjeon, the main hall of Jogyesa temple in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. Daeungjeon (Hangeul: 대웅전; Hanja: 大雄殿) means 'Great Hero Hall', and is the largest single storey hall in Korea. It was built in 1938 and is decorated in the traditional Korean dancheong style. The wooden panels of the temple are painted with images depicting the life and teachings of Buddha.

The large building to the north of the temple is the Korean Buddhist History and Culture Museum, which has displays of antique woodblocks, Buddhist paintings, and various other Korean Buddhist artefacts.

Copyright: Dave kennard
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Caricate: 12/11/2011
Aggiornato: 01/09/2014
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Tags: south korea; asia; seoul; jongno-gu; gyeonji-dong; jogyesa temple; jogye order of korean buddhism; dancheong; daeungjeon
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