Myohyang, North Korea
Pohyon Temple Myohyang Reviews
Buddhist Korean Temple May 06, 2010
The Pohyon is a buddhist temple, located close to the Myohyang Mountains. It was found during the Koryo dynasty in 1024. Before the Korear War, the complex counted 24 buildings and a pagoda, but they were mostly destroyed during the war.
Some buildings have been rebuilt and open for the public to see. We went there for a tour to view the buildings. The location of the temple is great, so close to the mountains.
The temple itself has been nicely restored, especially one building with its turquoise coloured roof tiles. There were also 2 monks in 2 seperate buildings, but I couldn't tell if they were actually still living there or just stood for show purposes.
As all the visits to the various sites were included in the tour, it was unknown to me about the costs. That's why I made them free.
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