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Address: Dohak-dong,Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea
Phone Number: 053-982-0101
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This beautiful temple is close to Daegu in a beautiful provincial park. It's a great way to spend a day outside the city. The complex has both the Donghwasa temple and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Daegu, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This beautiful temple is close to Daegu in a beautiful provincial park. It's a great way to spend a day outside the city. The complex has both the Donghwasa temple and the meditation center. An interesting place to learn a bit about Buddhism.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A great temple with a really 33 meter tall Buddha! The view of the Buddha was obstructed by lights that they had set up so it was hard to take a clear photo from certain angles. The gift shop is worth a like and the mountainous surroundings are beautiful!

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We spent the better part of the day in the park near the temple and toured Donghwasa after having lunch in a restaurant nearby. Services were going on in the main temple so we didn't go in but sat in the outdoor temple for a bit and enjoyed the peace. The whole area is well maintained and quiet, despite the... More 

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Daegu, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Donghwasa is a lovely temple near Palgongsan and has some great views and excellent nature hikes. Sometimes there are exhibits in some of the buildings. It is possible to do a temple stay here. It is only an hour from DongDaegu Station on bus #1.

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South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Good things: Very cool, a huge buddha status, spectacular view, awesome architecture, long beautiful history Bad things: Might be too cold, but it's ok for me.

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Daegu, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The past weekend I visited two temples for Buddha's birthday. One was well known and the other being Donghwasa...one was disappointing and the other was Donghwasa. This is a lovely little temple at the foot of Palgongsan. The temple is easily reached by taking the Express 1 bus, get off at the second to last stop. With two areas that... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Because B.'s Birthday everything was so nice. The kids liked a lot,and they were very interesting! Billet price:5,000¥ for two adults and parking 2,000¥! Many restaurants down the road!and a good coffee inside the temple area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Definitely a must see in Daegu. Many walks around the mountains and spectacular architecture of temples... and a giant Buddha statue too!

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was my second visit to Donhwasa and I was fortunate to be able to do more exploring this time. I took the Express Bus 1 from near Dongdaegu station. The bus stop was a bit tricky to find. From the metro exit that says Express bus, go right around the corner as if going to the train station. Rather... More 

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Daegu, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I went there on summer, very hot all around the city. But when I reached the enrty of Dongwasa temple, I just felt so nice and cool. There is a water canal and so much big trees which prevents the heat of the sunlight, makes the place very comfortable. They have Temple stay program also. You have to walk some... More 

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Address: Address: Dohak-dong,Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea
Phone Number: 053-982-0101
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Daegu

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