Naksansa bronze bell

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Naksansa bronze bell is a temple bronze bell of Naksansa. It was made by Yejong of Joseon in 1469. It was designated as a national treasure of Korea.

In the 5 April 2005 forest fire, it was melted and destroyed. The remains of the bell were kept at the Korean National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage.[1]

The Cultural Heritage Administration withdrew it as a national treasure due to its destruction.[2]

In 2006, a replicate of the bell was created and installed back in Naksansa.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Ancient meets ultra-modern in the nation's restoration lab". Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. ^ "산불로 소실된 '낙산사 동종' 보물 해제" (in Korean). Retrieved 4 February 2019.

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