Designated as : Tangible Cultural Asset No. 87, designated by
Name : Hongseong Sanghali Mirukbul (洪城上下里彌勒佛)
: San 1-2, Shangha-ri, Hongbuk-myeon, Hongseong-gun, Chungnam
This is the huge Maaebul which is located in Shangha-ri,
Hongbuk-myeon, Hongseong-gun, Chungcheongnam-do.
long eyes, the wide, low nose, the small lips with the flat head
are all expressions of plainness, and the small smile on both sides
of the mouth gives us warm impression. The body is also expressed
plainly, both hands are raised together, but other details are all
It looks like Gwanchoksa Mirukbosalyipsang (Treasure
No. 218) which has local characteristic and other huge Buddha statues
of Chungcheongnam-do are in a similar category.