Soyosan

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Soyosan
Soyosan.jpg
Elevation 587 m (1,926 ft)
Location
Location South Korea
Coordinates 37°56′31″N 127°05′20″E / 37.94194°N 127.08889°E / 37.94194; 127.08889Coordinates: 37°56′31″N 127°05′20″E / 37.94194°N 127.08889°E / 37.94194; 127.08889
Korean name
Hangul 소요산
Hanja
Revised Romanization Soyosan
McCune–Reischauer Soyosan

Soyosan is a mountain in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. Its area extends across the cities of Pocheon and Dongducheon. It has an elevation of 587 m (1,926 ft).[1][2] The mountain is home to two Buddhist shrines commemorating Silla priests Wonhyo and Uisang, and a small temple called Jaja Hermitage. The mountain is famous for its small waterfalls and spring wells and is a popular hiking route.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ An 2004, p.328.
  2. ^ a b "Soyosan Mountain". Visit Korea. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 

References[edit]

  • An Gyeong-ho (2004). 한국 200 명산 (200 Korean Mountains). Seoul: 깊은솔 (Gipeunsol). ISBN 89-89917-14-X.