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“Temples, Mountains and Buddha”
Review of Donghwasa

Donghwasa
Ranked #3 of 124 things to do in Daegu
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed December 5, 2012

Spend the whole day walking and hiking around and to the temple and enjoy stops by the river. Don't miss one of the largest Buddha Statues in Asia that is said to hold two bones from Buddha himself.

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Reviewed November 22, 2012

The ancient temples and amazing Buddha were fantastic. It is very easy to get here from Daegu on the #1 bus. I highly recommend visiting this site.

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

During my first weekend in Daegu, I was brought here by my best friend, whom I was visiting. The sheer size of the temple, Buddha, and beauty of the compound was breathtaking. I was there in the spring, and on the bus ride to the temple, the street was lined with white flowered trees. I took sooo many pictures while here.

One word of advice though- take hand sanitizer and tissues if you can because the restroom facilities outside of the temple grounds are very 'rustic' and tracitional (no Western toilets.) If you are into fitness, there is also a rock wall outside of the compound that looked to be an enjoyable activity.

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Reviewed April 4, 2011

Donghwasa Temple is easily gotten to by taking the RapidBus #2 from the Ayanggyo station (2 stops east of DongDaegu station) to almost the end of the line (next to last stop.. it will say "Donghwasa" and is at the top of the hill). First climb the hill to the temple area which is impressive. Then follow the signs down/up another hill (or ask) to visit the large buddah. It is fairly new but is quite impressive as it was put up to hope to reunification of the country.

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Reviewed October 23, 2017
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