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Snapshots

  1. Happy dragon

    Snapshot Title: Happy dragon
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Bongeunsa old temple grounds, Seoul
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    A very happy beast



  2. Incredible detail

    Snapshot Title: Incredible detail
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Bongeunsa old temple grounds, Seoul
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    This particular temple has color detail that surpasses all the others. As with many of the temples, note that the roof tiles have patterns stamped in their ends, often dragon figures.



  3. Intricate underside

    Snapshot Title: Intricate underside
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Bongeunsa old temple grounds, Seoul
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    The monks and visitors pass beneath this temple, which has an intricately painted underside, on the way to the largest Buddha in Seoul.



  4. Seoul Coex

    Snapshot Title: Seoul Coex
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Bongeunsa old temple grounds, Seoul
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    The Seouls Coex convention center (and shopping area) begins at this entrance.



  5. Bongeunsa old temple in Seoul

    Snapshot Title: Bongeunsa old temple in Seoul
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Bongeunsa old temple grounds, Seoul
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    This very old building at the Bongeunsa temple complex has intricate woodworking and construction with neither glue nor nails nor screws.