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This is the old site of Heungdeoksa Temple in Uncheong-dong, Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do. Heungdeoksa Temple was a historical temple where Jikji was published in 1377. It was built before 849, but it is presumed to have been destroyed by a fire immediately after publishing Jikji. The location of Heungdeoksa Temple was confirmed in 1985 when a “bronze gong” with “Heungdeoksa” engraved on it and a “bronze bowl” were excavated from there. Only the Buddha Hall in the center of the temple site has been restored thus far.

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  • Title: Heungdeoksa Temple Site
  • Type: Old Korean books
  • Rights: Cheongju Early Printing Museum

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