It seems that the incomplete and imperfect things are even more nostalgic. There are still some stone buildings, and some towers, which make people think about it~
There are only two pagodas left now, but you can feel the majesty and mighty before, and the environment is exceptionally good
Regret is also a kind of beauty. People like to pursue perfection, but most of the art in the world does exist in a form of incomplete beauty. After visiting the site of the Thanksgiving Temple, I suddenly understood the reason why Michelangelo chose to remove the arms of the David statue, because sometimes, the incomplete beauty will give people a greater impact. The site of the Thanksgiving Temple was burned down during the war. There are only two stone towers and some broken walls, and there are no other buildings. But these are the only remaining relics, but people can feel the original golden horse and iron horse. The moment. [The only watchman] The site of the Thanksgiving Temple is mainly composed of two stone towers, which stand upright in the ruins, just like two faithful watchmen in this homeland, watching the ambitions of the original desire for unity. The two stone pagodas are about ten meters high, and one on the left and the right are symmetrical. It is said that they were built as Buddhist pagodas, but the Temple of Thanksgiving was burned down before it was completed. [Tough Rock] In addition to the two stone towers, there are some stones on the site of the Thanksgiving Temple, which are placed one by one, like seats for people to rest. However, for historical reasons, these stones are important relics, so they are used The fence is up. The temple was unfinished, and the rocks were empty, but these stones also witnessed history. This is exactly this kind of regret that made the site of the Thanksgiving Temple today, and perhaps regret is another kind of beauty. TIPS: Take the 150 city bus and get off at Thanksgiving Temple Station and walk for 3 minutes.
Check in the ancient national treasure temple in the Silla period-Thanksgiving Temple ======================Information=============== =====Address: 55-1, Yongdang-ri, Yangbuk-myeon, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Gyeongsangbuk-do Transportation: 150 bus to get off at Thanksgiving Temple Tickets: Free play time: Two hours Opening hours: 9 am-5 pm ===== ===============The National Treasure Ancient Temple of the Silla Period =================== Thanksgiving Temple was for thanksgiving by the King Munmu in the Silla Period The temple built under the blessing of the Buddha to drive away the Japanese pirates has a history of several hundred years. It is considered to be a relatively famous and historical temple at that time, and it is also the No. 112 national cultural relic. However, the Wenwu King who built the temple died before the temple was completed. According to his wishes, he was buried near the temple hoping to bless the fate of the country and the stability of the dynasty. If you come to travel, you can take a look at the nearby Wenwuwang Temple. The visit here is about one and a half to two hours to end. ======================= The unfailing solemnity ====================== But this The temple full of history later suffered revenge and destruction by Japanese pirates, and currently there are only two more than ten-meter stone towers. Although the temple was destroyed, the determination and spirit of fighting against Japanese pirates is still praised by people. In addition to recording the vicissitudes of history, the entire temple also maintained the majesty and solemnity of its original establishment at that time, showing the majesty of the treasure of Dharma. Overall, this is a good place to learn about Korean history and religious beliefs, and it is worth a visit.
Thanks to the temple, except for the two 13-meter-high stone towers, all have been burned down by Japanese pirates. The King Wen and Wu who unified the three kingdoms died before he saw the completion of the Thanksgiving Temple. The king left his last words and asked to bury himself in the East China Sea, 500 meters away from the Thanksgiving Temple. He hoped that after his death he would turn into a dragon in the East Sea and continue to defend the country. Resist the invasion of Japanese pirates. I remember that when I was traveling in Gyeongju, I looked down from a helicopter. The King Munmu was buried in the East China Sea near Geggsi Temple. The underwater rocks are criss-crossed. It is a huge underwater tomb project. Although King Wenwu and Qu Yuan were already dead, the genes of King Wenwu for "protecting the family and defending the country and not looking down at the eyes" have already flowed in the blood of Koreans.
it's just 10 min drive from the tomb, if you are passing by you will see the pagoda and the stone "remains" (wood elements are gone)
I thought the temple site would be small because it looks small in pictures, but when my friends and I went there, we found out that the pagodas are huge. After a few pictures, you can already leave a...