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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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Awesome visit and my second time to this picturesque temple. Easy drive and nestled in the hillside right on the sea. Take your time to explore and enjoy the grounds. Great photos... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Awesome visit and my second time to this picturesque temple. Easy drive and nestled in the hillside right on the sea. Take your time to explore and enjoy the grounds. Great photos and serene, albeit this site does get busy with tourists. Go early! Check out the kiosks lining the walk way on your way back to the parking lot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A beautiful small temple near the sea. The rock formation near the sea is also breathtaking; can take photo with such an astounding view. Go there using bus 181,7 or 100, might take awhile as it is located far from the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It is one of the most unique temples in Korea. It located right on the beach. There are many steps but not too difficult compare to other temples in Korea. Must see in Busan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Haedong Yonggung Sa ('East Sea Dragon Palace Temple') is one of the most famous temples in Korea; the current temple complex is also a reconstruction from the 1930s of the original 14th c. temple. While the temple buildings are interesting and impressive, it's really the dramatic location of the temple complex on the seaside that makes this temple unusual and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is one of the temples that i have been to with the nicest views in the whole of Korea. Its a peaceful place with speakers playing some chanting which makes the experience all the more better! There is a small street before the entrance of the temple which sells local delicacies. Oh, the toilet inside the temple is really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Twenty mins drive out of town is this amazing temple. It's on the coast and the sea adds to the scene. It's not too strenuous to climb to the top, less than 70 steps. It can get slippery, so wear sturdy footwear. There's a car park near by 2,000won and taxis also are parked outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

One thing we were would like to say is Korean people are very tourist friendly. We went to this temple taking the train then by bus and then walk. It was raining and the wind was strong in November. All along the journey, Korean came out from nowhere to direct us to this awesome place. Upon reaching the temple, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Try to avoid the weekend. I've been there on a sunday and it was pretty crauded. Still a nice Temple with its special location on the rocks at the coast. Easy reachable by bus and a short walk from Busan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I would recomend this temple even after seing so many. It's on the ocean where huge waves break on the shore and create that magical fealing. To acces go to haundae station to exit 7 and take the bus 181 for 20 mins it cost 1300 w for the bus

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Seaside temple with history, is the best place to explore and enjoy. For a Buddhism like me, may very impressed with the structure of the temple. The classic looking. Is a place must go if you are in BUSAN. May take bus to reach but need walk up hill before reaching the temple if you wouldn't wanna waste of taking... More 

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Address: 416-3, Sirang-ri, Gijangeup, Gijang-gun, Busan 619-902, South Korea
Phone Number: +82 51-722-7744
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Busan

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