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Address: Dohak-dong,Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea
Phone Number: 053-982-0101
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Fantastic temple

The temple experience was great. We went on a cloudy day and still had a fantastic time. But the highlight of the trip was the restaurant at the bottom of the hill. I'm really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
David Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The temple experience was great. We went on a cloudy day and still had a fantastic time. But the highlight of the trip was the restaurant at the bottom of the hill. I'm really sorry that I can't remember the name of it but it is at the bottom, a coffee shop at the bottom and the restaurant is on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large temple complex, has one of the biggest buddha statues in the world here plus a few other areas to explore. Really pretty temples and nice vibe.

Thank LukeytaO
Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the templestay program for 1 night. I would not recommend this for foreigners who don't speak korean, there are many talks and activities in korean that no body cares to translate. We felt very left out and even ignored at times... The experience is good anyways, but do not come here with expectations on learning about buddhism.

1 Thank aewi
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We stayed two days and one night and experienced temple life. Painting, meditating and tea ceremony. Staff were brilliant and so welcoming. The accommodation was extremely clean and food bountiful. It's the best we eaten in this trip

Thank 301sharon57
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I have been several Temples in Korea and I think this one is not the best. Statue is big but not biggest. Only it seems that some part of this temple really reserved and very old. If you have free time it is worthy to visit but skipping visiting is not disaster ))

Thank Hayk K
Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I visited this amazing place in mid April. I was amazed by the beauty of the surrounding mountains and beautiful forest. It is not just beautiful but it is a mix of modern and old shrine architecture. I had the opportunity of watching and listening to a monk playing the huge drum behind the main temple. What an Experience!!! If... More 

Thank M T
Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you want to see a really really rich Korean style temple this is the place. The mountains and surrounding of the temple is amazing. Green and refreshing with creeks and gardens. This would probably the temple with most money I guess. Even our ex president Lee myung bak donated generous amount of money(he is well known Christian) You will... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Take bus N1 straight to the temple from Daegu city centre, it takes around 1 hour, last stop is temple. There are great hiking courses around. Cable car to the top of mount and easy wlks there. Winter can be very windy. Summer is pleasant. Old temple is not huge, but pleasant. Generally there are not many ppl there. New... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This area is covered on the Daegu City Bus Tour as well (www.daegucitytour.com). Beautiful temple and we actually had free vegetarian lunch there, korean style of course. They have really good coffee inside the temple and i absolutely love their latte. The place is pretty chilly even on a hot summer day. The grounds were very quite and peaceful and... More 

Thank b_Yeam
Halong Bay, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very quite and peaceful place. I loved the nature surrounding very much. They have very nice walk along the area.

Thank Nguyet L

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