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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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Our introduction to Korea, and most impressive. Although driving distance from the city centre, an essential stop on any list to this country. Everything is pretty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The temple is interesting but not really spectacular. The coastline, on which the temple stands, offers good scenery. Worth a visit but do not expect too much.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Compared to the temples we visited in Japan, this was not as well kept nor as interesting although it has a good location by the sea. Lots of steps.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Our introduction to Korea, and most impressive. Although driving distance from the city centre, an essential stop on any list to this country. Everything is pretty self-explanatory, with English language signs and superb views. Try to avoid visiting when large tour groups are there, as it gets very busy. Note. A visit here involves a lot of steps.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I visited this temple in April 2015 hoping to get some good photos of it. I got to it from Haeundae, Busan, on the local bus 101. The driver will tell you where to get off but you can't miss it unless you are asleep. I arrived at 0700hr to get the sun coming up in the right direction for... More 

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Toulouse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Very nice temple to see. Lonely sea side temple in Busan. The view to the sea and the city is beautiful.

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Busan, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had an opportunity to visit this temple early this year. If you are looking for a historic temple with a sweeping sea view in Busan, you got to visit here. Peaceful temple, variety of food hawker stalls and kimchis and of course, a great stroll around. It's not recommended for personnel with mobility issues as you got to walk... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Unique due to location. Can compare it to Tanah Lot in Bali? But the place is highly commercialised so you will see plenty of tourists. Plenty to see and buy along the roads as well. Interesting place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

For me this was the highlight of our Busan trip. The location is so beautiful, right on the cliffs. The temple is going through some major renovation but still we enjoyed it a lot. You can hear Buddhist chants over the speakers at all time, so relaxing. Check out the underground cave too, with fresh drinking water.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

An eye opening site. We're overwhelmed by this temple n it's surrounding view which was truly an amazing experience

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Nice ocean view when the temple was situated. I had to catch the Busan city tour bus to get here. Good experience

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