is at the southern foot of Mt.
Chogyesan and Songkwangsa. Temple
is at the northern foot of the mountain. Sunamsa is a time-honored
temple first founded
by Buddhist Priest Ado-hwasang
in 529,during the Paekche
The temple is surrounded by valleys and thick foliage. At
the entrance to the temple is an arch-shaped stone bridge called
Sungson-gyo Bridge. This beautiful granite bridge, whose foundation
is of natural rock, dates from middle of the Choson Kingdom. With a
dragon head in its center, it is one of the most exquisite ancient
bridges extant today.
Two three-story stone pagodas of the Shilla Kingdom in front of the Taeungjon building also draw
the attention of tourists. It is one of the temples that well preserve
Buddist tradition. Five
treasures and fifteen Chollanam-do
Cultural Properties are located here.