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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 봉원동
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Bongwon-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Pongwon-dong
Country South Korea

Bongwon-dong is a legal dong, neighbourhood of the Seodaemun-gu district in Seoul, South Korea and is governed by its administrative dong, Sinchon-dong's office.[1][2] Bongwon-dong has the Bongwon-Temple(Bongwonsa) built by Great master Doseon (827-898) in 889, 3rd year of Jinseong Queen, the 51st of Shilla Dynasty.[3] Bongwon-Temple gives opportunities for visitors to experience "Seoul Lotus Festival" and "Yeongsamjae ritual" annually.[4]

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  1. ^ "봉원동 (Bongwon-dong-dong 奉元洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-05-10. 
  2. ^ "Origin of -dong's name" (in Korean). Seodaemun-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-05-10. [permanent dead link]
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Coordinates: 37°34′23″N 126°56′49″E / 37.573°N 126.947°E / 37.573; 126.947