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Address: 416-3, Sirang-ri, Gijangeup, Gijang-gun, Busan 619-902, South Korea
Phone Number: +82 51-722-7744
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This little temple overlooking the ocean is simply breathtaking. The gardens leading up to the temple were full of cherry blossoms during our visit which was magical. There are a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This little temple overlooking the ocean is simply breathtaking. The gardens leading up to the temple were full of cherry blossoms during our visit which was magical. There are a number of stairs to the temple itself but as long as you are able bodied this shouldn't be a problem. The views are worth it and despite being a cold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

We took a cab there from our hotel in Haeundae beach and it cost us about 11,000 won, 20 to 25 min drive up the cliff with pleasant views along the way. April appears to be crowded with local tourists on their religious pilgrimage. Cherry blossom trees line some of the paths in the area. Be sure to have a... More 

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Miri, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

I was told that its 108 steps so I stayed around the area. There were food, snacks, veggies & even a cripple man with 2 of his cats. People give alms & pray to their Zodiac stature & hopefully grant them their wish. there are lots of souvenirs of temple beads bracelet, windchime bells, miniatures of owls, pigs, a stall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Its really an awesome place.. u feel peace & calm here but a pity when we came theres also heavy & windy rain... In fact you can take a cab to the temple from Busan station & it cost about 21000₩ & it only takes about 45mins. You will not need to walk uphill & get tired out before you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Not too far from city Centre. Several stories attached to this temple. t is steep , up & Down so elderly or disabled may struggle though I saw a few walk it all the same. On the entrance there are several "korean" food shacks which can provoke the western olfactory senses. At entry - 12 statues of local Korean Zodiac... More 

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

Sweeping views of the shoreline. Cherry blossoms lined both sides of the road towards Yonggungsa Temple in spring. Sunrise is probably spectacular provided transportation is available. Lotte Premium outlet, an unexpected find, was 1 bus stop away from Haedong Yonggunsa.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This temple is quite small and very busy. The temple itself is nothing to write home home about. But when you add in the fact it's right on the coast it becomes one of the most beautiful and unique temples in South Korea. It is dog friendly, but the subway line does not go out there so you have to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have seen several asian temples, but this one was very unique owing to its location along the coastline.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

If you are going to visit one temple in Busan, then this should be it. It is very prettily set against the coastline and the architecture reflects that. There are only a couple of halls, but the overall feel of the temple as a whole is worth the journey. The best way there is to take the 181 bus from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The setting sets this Temple apart from all others. Leave enough time to explore the markets leading up to it as well as the multiple levels of the Temple itself.

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