Beopcheonsa is a Buddhist temple in Muan county, Jeollanam-do. It dates to the 11th century, and the hermitage was designated as Jeollanam-do Cultural Property no. 82 in 1984. There are a number of other cultural treasures inside, and two national treasures were retrieved from the temple (although they are now held at museums throughout the country).
Points of interest
Beopcheonsa is located on Seungdalsan, a mountain of 318 meters.
- Stone Jangseung (devil post) - Jeollanam-do Cultural Property no. 24
- Moguam Hermitage - Jeollanam-do Cultural Property no. 82
- Samjonbul (Buddha Triad) in Moguam Hermitage - Jeollanam-do Cultural Property no. 172
- National Treasure no. 59 - Stele that accompanied the stupa of National Preceptor Jigwangguksa of Beopcheonsa temple (currently in Wonju).
- National Treasure no. 101 -- Memorial Stupa for the Most Reverend Jigwang of Beopcheonsa temple (National Museum of Korea).
Take city bus no. 200 to Mokpo National University and either hike Seungdalsan or take a taxi to Beopcheonsa.