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Haedong Yonggung Temple

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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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One of my favourite locations in Busan. I took the metro and then local bus to get there. After that, had to walk for around 20 minutes on a hilly road to finally reach the temple... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of my favourite locations in Busan. I took the metro and then local bus to get there. After that, had to walk for around 20 minutes on a hilly road to finally reach the temple but is all worth it. The cool sea breeze on an autumn morning was very refreshing and relaxing plus the spectacular views of the... More 

Thank KT2010
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here post New Year's day and yes we are prepared that this place would be crowded. Setting that aside. This temple is definitely rich with history. The scenery just gives great aesthetic delight to those who fancy historical and cultural places. One of the top places to go if visiting Busan. This temple is along shore lines of lustrous... More 

Thank ZeightAstrid
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

CROWDED! If your looking to soak up the serenity of a temple on the sea, you should go in the morning during the week. It is beautiful, when the renovations are finished the pictures will also be much better.

Thank Derek S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this temple is a must. Beautiful statutes and unsurpassed views. The temple is easily accessed by public buses.

Thank AngelWings3
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely a must visit in Busan. It is a temple on a cliff by the sea. Take the subway to Haeundae Station (Line 2 #203) take exit 7 and walk straight towards the bus stop. Take bus 181, it's 1200 won (T-card) or 1300 won if you pay in cash. The journey is about 30 mins. There's a... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were crazy and walked several km to this temple, just for fun (a challenge), but I recommend taking a taxi (it is far from the last subway stop, and is also up a steep hill). It is located right on the sea, so it is quite picturesque. I think it is definitely worth a visit and make for some... More 

Thank travelbugAZ
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a common temple, maybe what makes it special is it's near the sea with beautiful rocks. I took bus 181 and very crowded, maybe it was saturday and the bus came every 30 min. I was standing on the bus and the driver was sucks, got me dizzy and nauseous. From the bus stop, you have to walk quite... More 

Thank Yuyen A
Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view from the temple. Don't forget to try 씨앗호떡 (Seeds pankake,sort of) near the parking lot. We had a pleasant walk from the bus stop, which took about 20 minutes.

Thank hyunshim
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Temple out of city center. Get to Haeundae Beach station #203, get out from exit 7, take bus #181 and get off at Yonggungsa Temple. When u hop on the bus, just inform the bus driver that you're heading to the temple and they are helpful enough to tell you where to get down. After get down from bus, it... More 

Thank LingSze L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went during after Budha's Birthday and the temple was lined with lanterns and it looked so beautiful. Beautiful view and easy walk around the temple although there are some steps.

Thank Lauren W

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