Hoeamsa Temple Site

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Archaeological Remains at the Hoeamsa Temple Site in Yangju City is part of the Tentative list of Republic of Korea in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Archaeological Remains at the Hoeamsa Temple Site in Yangju City comprise a former Seon (Zen) Buddhist temple. The temple dates from the 14th century, in the era of the Goryeo Dynasty that had adopted Buddhism as its state religion. It was part of a monastery known for its set of monastic codes. The temple closed in the 16th century. Its underground structures, spatial layout and stupas, stone lanterns, and steles remain.

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Archaeological Remains at the Hoeamsa Temple Site in Yangju City
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Republic of Korea
Added
2022
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Cultural
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Religious structure - Buddhist
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2022 Added to Tentative List

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