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546 Cheongnyong-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked to the temple uphill from the subway station although there are buses that take you to the temple's parking lot. The temple was quite extensive and had some pavilions with beautiful carvings. Temple staff/volunteers were very friendly. On the left side of the...More

Thank 6arnaua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a rainy weekend when the crowds were at a minimum. Despite the wet weather we found Beomeosa to be absolutely beautiful. A gorgeous walkway lined with art led to the main courtyard and buildings. Cloud drifted in during our stay but we...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take Metro Line 1 to Nopo for Beomeosa Temple, avoid alight at Beomeosa Station which has identical name, though u could still reach by bus no. However allight at Nopo and take bus 90 just outside station will save you a 500 meter of slope...More

Thank hbchew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the third largest Buddhist temple in Korea with a history of 1,000 years. Therefore, although the temple and the buddistbuilings are large, the scenery of the surrounding area is also outstanding. Therefore, it is widely known as a place for students' school trips....More

Thank bulm77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Beomeosa and we were fortunate to be there for their celebration of the 1343d anniversary of the founding of the temple. There was classic and modern entertainment and free meals provided by the temple. All in all, it was...More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Amazing place great nature around it also beautifull temple, also good for hike. It's a long way up to the temple you should prepare your hiking gear. Once you reach the temple you can enjoy and explore around and if you walk more 2km up...More

Thank Георги В
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Stayed overnight as part of the G Adventure tour. One of the highlights of the tour. The monks and support staff are great and make a lot of effort to give you a good experience. You get to try meditation, evening prayers, tea ceremony. walk...More

Thank mjsg01
Reviewed October 18, 2018

A peaceful, meditative spot. We were there closer to the end of the day and it was very quiet, no crowds. This temple is considered one of the top 3 major temples in South Korea. Nice photo opportunities. Surrounding this temple are hiking trails, fresh...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Long climb up the hill but well worth it. Climb up the hill even further to the second lot of temples. It's more quiet and peaceful. Best place to visit in busan.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning place. Ancient, calm and peaceful. Respect it as a functioning centre of faith and enjoy the great views and ancient buildings. Keep climbing up to the very top and take a slow walk back down the mountain along side tumbling water...More

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Jeffo C
September 10, 2018|
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Response from doofvfood | Reviewed this property |
Maybe worth taking a subway to the stop then taxi from there so less exp? I have only been with subway and bus so don't know how much it would be.
July 16, 2018|
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Response from ThomasB837 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a climb from the bus and make sure you have clear directions so you do not take the road to the right and miss the entire temple area.
September 7, 2016|
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Response from Ayezz123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not really sure if they're open during Chuseok, you may try to call 1330 from Skype it's free of charge. I've called from Indonesia and it's work well.