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Address: 12, Sinpyeong-ri, Songgwang-myeon, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do 540-933, South Korea
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With the temple of the seoraksan national park the most beautiful temples of korea. We were there in August and there was nobody else visiting, so it is very quiet an you can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
Tom P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

With the temple of the seoraksan national park the most beautiful temples of korea. We were there in August and there was nobody else visiting, so it is very quiet an you can relax watching those beautiful buildings and all the details on them. A must see, if you like temples.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

From Suncheon train station, take bus #111, it is long ride 80mins. Frequency of bus is 50mins. You can check the bus schedule time on the bus stop, or from the tourist information kiosk outside the train station. From my experience, the staffs didn't speak English or Chinese. She called another person through phone and that person explained to me.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

The reason I'm giving this a 3, is partly because of my subjective preferences (I do not really enjoy temples despite being a Buddhist), because I didn't feel so much enlightened or what, and also because I didn't experience the temple lifestyle for the weekend (no thank you). Main advice would be to get someone who speaks Korean with you,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

This was one of the nicest temples I've been to in Korea. The surrounding areas where equally as beautiful. We went by car and I think it might be hard to get to otherwise, but worth the visit if you can. Also dog friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014 via mobile

I am not sure which Songgwangsa the previous reviewer was talking about but I discover there were 2 Songgwangsa. This one is in Jeollanam do, Suncheon si and is one of the distinguished three jewel temples in Korea. I hiked 6.5km through Jogyesan from Seonamsa to here. Took me 4hours with my entire baggage (backpack). The temple is beautiful especially... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend booked accommodation here and were told we'd be sharing a room. When we arrived we quickly realized that the temple was almost entirely empty with the exception of a few skeleton staff. They didn't have anyone on site to direct us to where to go so we spent the first half an hour just wandering around.... More 

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