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Beomeosa Temple

546 Cheongnyong-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
051-508-3122
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Ranked #7 of 137 Attractions in Busan
Type: Religious Sites
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We took the subway from Busan Centre 1300W and then walked 400m to the bus which stops at the entrance 600W. Free entrance. The trees, temples and walks are pleasant, shaded (in the most part) with stunning temples and gates. Note that several temples do NOT allow photos inside (so take a 270-400mm) - see also the Fortress 1km up... More

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

this is a great temple, very easy to reach from the center of busan thanks to the efficient subway,u need to catch another bus till the top of the temple though. this temple is amazing, peaceful, people come here to meditate more than praying, at least this has been our impression very recommend ps this temple is free of charge

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

A a temple, there isn't anything really special about Beomeosa Temple. There are a few interesting structures, but that's about it. However, the location of the temple itself makes for many good photo opportunities, as the surrounding scenery is nothing short of breathtaking. You may think then that it's a good idea to hike up to Beomeosa Temple, but take... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We went in winter (February) when it's fairly cold - even colder in the mountains, and we weren't impressed. Only when we went back in Autumn with the foliage all around and warmer temps did we truly appreciate this Temple.

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Legaspi, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I visited this place because of its wonderful view. It was a pleasant visit to this temple as it was surrounded by beautiful "nature". On your visit, you will pass by a very nice river cascading down the slopes of the hill. Its a great way to trek along the slopes going to the temple. The temple in itself is... More

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The temple and it's surrounding buildings is quite breath taking, It is worth a look and quite picturesque. You can easily spend a few hours just checking out all the temples before you head up to the North gate of the Geumjung Mt. fortress. Only down side is the lack of english signs at times

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

very beautify landscapes, interesting cultural and historical place to visit and have picnic on the open air in a good weather with your friends or family

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We caught the subway and then a bus to the temple. Instructions on how to get there are on the Busan map. It is a lovely temple, and is the oldest in Korea. There is a temple stay there which can apparently be booked on their web site.

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Monrovia, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This temple complex is beautifully decorated, set into a mountain hillside amidst a gorgeous green forest. The buildings are elaborately painted and they contain many beautiful treasures and offerings. You can feel the sacred hush descend as you enter the grounds. They also offer a templestay option, which we did not get to try. However, we took a nice bus... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A steep incline with many steps, but well worth the effort at the top. Beautiful gardens and panoramic scenery. Very peaceful you can feel the aura of the place. Highly recommended.

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