Destination: Geumsansa (Gimje city, Jeollabuk-do)

WE found Geumsansa while looking for another temple – of course, we had to stop and take a look around. First built in 599 or 600 AD (sources disagree), King Beop of the Silla Dynasty was a devout Buddhist, and Geumsansa (금산사, 金山寺) was the main temple to...
Destination: Jeonju, part 2

Destination: Jeonju, part 2

Jesus Christ – a fitting place to start part 2 of the Jeonju post. Part 1 is here, so go back and read it again! One Jeonju landmark is the Jeondong Catholic Church. It borders the Jeonju Hanok Village, and is noted as National Treasure #288 by the powers that be....
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