Introducing Mt. Galgi
Mt. Galgi that rises up to 585m above sea level is named so because
it resembles a horse’s mane in appearance. It is a rocky
mountain that has picturesque natural landscapes and harmonizes
with Geum River that meanders around it to display a rarely beautiful
Introducing Mt. Cheontae
Mt. Cheontae that rises up to 714.7m above sea level is beautified
with magnificent natural landscapes, well-organized hiking courses,
and various cultural attractions. Therefore, it is loved by
many mountain lovers and families who enjoy mountain hiking.
The first of the eight beautiful scenes of Yangsan is Yeongguk
Temple of Mt. Cheontae that delivers many wondrous cultural relics.
Yeongguk Temple was established by Great Priest Wongak in the
8th year of the Shilla King Munmu and is near Oksae Peak and Yukjogol,
to which King Hyoso led his servants and people to hide from the
enemies. National Priest Daegak called it Gukcheong Temple
during the reign of Goryo King Munjong, but it was later renamed
Yeongguk Temple as King Gongmin defeated the riot of Hong, Geon-Jeok
after praying for peace and prosperity at this temple.