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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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Nice visit with beautiful sights

This place had gorgeous views of the sea. It wasn't too, too crowded at the time we went, but I assume it gets pretty packed in the warmer months. It was a tad bit touristy and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Seoul, South Korea

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Seoul, South Korea
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place had gorgeous views of the sea. It wasn't too, too crowded at the time we went, but I assume it gets pretty packed in the warmer months. It was a tad bit touristy and didn't give off a very authentic vibe but again, great photo ops of the sea against the temple and rocks. Definitely grab yourself a... More 

Thank saraannnnn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The location of the temple itself is really pretty being right next to the cliff and is easy to get to if you take the city tour buses. But there was a lot of construction still going on at the temple

Thank Elisa C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience. Even though it has a pretty rough path to get there because you have to walk down the stairs, but the breathtaking view that you got at the end of the walk path will blow your mind. It will be a relaxing journey, and please do take your time here.

Thank lolyta10
Shenyang, China
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful temple by the sea is something not to be missed. Although there can be crowds it is still a tranquil and serene place to visit.

Thank Photodude45
Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place. We took a bus to get there and then a 10m walk to the entrance of the temple. Beautiful temple with amazing sea views. A must visit!

Thank Isabel C
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing tamale complex, located approximately 40 minute bus drive from the city center. the temple complex located on the cliff near the water that give the temple amazing atmosphere and view you can see the waves crashing on the rocks, and give you amazing view as you go from platform to platform. there is a lot of amazing Sculptures made... More 

Thank Liran A
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The contrast of buddhist imagery and architecture with the sea is what makes this site worthwhile. The actually temple itself isnt all that amazing if you have seen your fair share of temples. I would imagine on a sunny day or on the weekend the crowds would be unbearable. All in all, beautiful sea view, beautiful temple, worth a look,... More 

Thank Ziggy28104
Seogwipo, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A medium-sized temple in a beautiful setting. More interesting that the temple itself is its location. You can clamber down the rocks to take pictures of the sea and the temple together. Very nice view. TIP: I highly recommend visiting the temple in the morning (before 12pm!) as the sun will be in a better position to take photos. In... More 

Thank Melissa G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on a weekend and there were a lot of people. The view by the sea was nice, but the temple wasn't as magnificent as the ones I have seen in Korea. There were works ongoing so we probably didn't experience everything here. It was by the sea and wind was super chilly! Lots of steps also, so therefore... More 

Thank 'gelin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Need to do a short walk to the temple which is fun in a good weather. You will pass a hill of rock, full of wishing stones, which is beautiful for me. The temple itself is setting on a seaside makes it has spectacular view. I went there in hoping to make some beautiful photographs. But the timing was wrong.... More 

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