Pohyonsa

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Pohyonsa is a Korean Buddhist temple in North Pyongan Province, North Korea. It is located on Myohyang-san and was founded in 1024, during the Goryeo dynasty. The temple houses a copy of the Tripitaka Koreana, and is maintained today as a historical museum.

There are several other temples by the same name, hailing from:

  • Anbyon, Kangwon Province, North Korea
  • Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
  • Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
  • Gangneung, Gangwon Province, South Korea
  • Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.