Yeonsu Temple Spring House - Sangju, Korea
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 36° 26.258 E 128° 06.986
52S E 420807 N 4032852
Quick Description: This spring house is actually partially carved out of the granite face of a mountain at the Yeonsu Temple. There is free access as well as a piped system to supply water to the complex.
Location: Gyeongsang buk do, South Korea
Date Posted: 7/11/2014 8:54:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMM2WN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:

This spring house is built around a natural spring as it comes from the granite formations at the temple. The enclosure is made of quarried granite with a sliding glass door. It feeds a nearby garden pond and is piped to provide the water supply for the temple complex.

Yeonsu Temple, or Hermitage is a small complex featuring a standing golden statue of the Goddess of Mercy and a grotto carved into the granite face of the mountain. It is not far from the larger and better known Nangja Temple which is home to several listed historical artifacts.

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