Goesan-gun und Sangpan-ri, Naesokri-myeon, Boeun-gun,
Chungcheongbuk-do/Sangju-si and Munkyeong-si,
Mt. Songnisan National Park
is composed of Mt. Songnisan and Hwayang, Seonyu, and Ssanggok
Valleys. Mt. Soknisan has the honor of being one of Koreas most
beautiful sites. It starts from a southwesterly mountain
branch from Taebaeksanmaek and stands in the middle. The granite
peak of the Mt.Songnisan stand sharply against the sky, but
Toejeokam is hewn deeply and makes a deep
contrasts between the peak and the valley. Mt.
Songnisan is also called Sogeumgangsan as well.
Mt. songnisan is one of the largest temples in Korea called Beopjusa
Temple. At the temple, there is a Maaeyeoraeuisang carved
on a rock. Monk Uisang refers to a sitting Buddha statue, and a
Maaeyeoraeuisang describes the Buddha sitting on a lotus flower,
which is the picture carved on the rock. The years have damaged the
picture quite a bit, but the original picture can still be seen
clearly. In any picture taken of Beopjusa Temple, one
object that always gets included is the Cheongdongmireukbul, which
is the largest of its kind in the world. Because Mt.
Songnisan has such a great temple in its midst, it possesses
numerous treasures and National Monuments befitting its 5,000 year
history. Beopjusa Temple is the blossoming of a long
history of Buddhist culture developed on Mt. Songnisan.
Songnisans deep valleys invite countless mountaineers and the many
Natural Monuments has made it a major tourist
attraction. The mountain is beautiful all year round,
with mountain cherry blossoms in the spring, green pine forest in
the summer, and the lovely autumn leaves in the
From Boeun Intercity Bus Terminal, take a direct bus to
(first bus 7:30 last bus 21:40/ 30~40 min.