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Address: 15-1 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Phone Number: 054-746-9913
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An impressive complex of stone pagodas and wooden shrines.

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Good for long walks~

This is my first stop in Gyeongju, it's really nice to go here in the morning. Long walks are really nice in the morning and it's so calm and quiet even there's a lot of people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my first stop in Gyeongju, it's really nice to go here in the morning. Long walks are really nice in the morning and it's so calm and quiet even there's a lot of people. This is an amazing temple that you should not miss out in your itinerary when you visit Gyeongju.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to start a tour of Gyeongju. Visited the temple and then walked through the forest to the Shrine.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This historic temple was absolutely gorgeous. It was quite the bus ride from Gyeongju (aboit 20min) but it was worth it. I, myself, found the temple to be beautiful and reading about the temple was intresting as well, but I could also see how some people can be "templed out" after awhile the temples do start to look the same.... More 

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Thank Ziggy28104
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing temple in Gyeonju !! It is easy to go by bus from town. There is a wonderful state tower that is a Korean national treasure. There were a few people when I visited but it was mainly because I was there on January.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful old temple well worth a visit. Easily accessible by bus from central Gyeongju, the gardens look nice in Winter and would probably look amazing in other seasons.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple can easily reach by the bus. You might walk for a while to get to the temple. A peaceful place and a good choice to visit in Gyeongju

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Senggigi, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there during winter, so, I couldn't really see the beauty of the garden as everything was dry. But, it still has its beauty with pond and bridge above it.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

in a very easy area to acces by car, all weel indicated, not expensive entrance and inside is a marvellous temple

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Gyeongju, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

It might be the most famous buddhist temple in Korea. Several national treasures and one of must-sees while staying in Korea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Located near Gyeongju, on mount Toham, built during the Silla period. Completely lost in greenery, it's one of the most beautiful and serene temples in Korea. It's also an important national treasure and the head temple of the Jogye order. Since it's very close to the city, I'd definitely recommend to visit this temple when in Gyeongju.

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