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Yakchunsa Temple

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Address: 1165 Daepo-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju Island 697-320, South Korea
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+82 64-738-5000

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been to many temples and they are similar but this was worth a visit. folk were friendly and welcoming. little bit of walking and a few stairs

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Clinton G
Napier, New Zealand
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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been to many temples and they are similar but this was worth a visit. folk were friendly and welcoming. little bit of walking and a few stairs

Thank Clinton G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd like to do temple stay. but.. It was strange for me. No teacher or any guide, just slept in the temple. But the temple was big and interesting. Big Budda was nice (look like) & comfortable. The main building organized around 3floors and long painting within philosophical story.

Thank adoreadore
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It's a big and majestic temple with beautiful architecture. Worth visiting. Don't forget to go up to the 2nd level where you can see directly the Buddha statues.

Thank Eugene_Sim
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

In the front there is a bus stop. Along the road to the temple is full of orange tree. Big temple with beautiful decoration. Just feel silent and peaceful here. You can just go inside free of charge. I think this is the best temple in Jeju!

Thank Joelishzz
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Big temple, the most beautiful at sunset when monks prepare for their ceremony, ring bell and gong and the sun touches the temple by golden hand, monks are very friendly

Thank damjan475
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The temple is super huge and well decorated. There are three layers, the first layer is for the believers to worship the Buddha. Second floor is a place where you can talk to the Buddhist monks about your difficulties you faced in your life and have their spiritual purification. Of course, some ‘goodwill’ you have to forgive to this temple,... More 

Thank Marco C
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

It's one of Asia largest temple & you can really see how Buddhism in Korea is so widely spread. Whether you are a Buddhist or not, you'll feel very peaceful when you visit this temple.

Thank typical_uranian
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited this beautiful temple while walking Olle Trail 8. Its pretty impressive with a nice location overlooking the south coast of Jeju. Easy to reach using airport limo 600. Busy place with many tourists so go early to avoid crowd to have a peaceful time to enjoy the temple. Souvenir stalls at the temple entrance.

Thank sharonchongmeili
Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is apparently one of the only temples in the world to face the sea. The compound is massive! You are allowed to walk around and go up until the second tier of the main hall. Very nice painting details and sculpturing. When we visited, monks were chanting and people were praying. Very atmospheric. In one of the side halls... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The temple has a bus stop just in front of it, (300 meters by foot) and it's quite spectacular. The main hall is beautiful, and you can visit the upper floor too. Not to miss especially the 500 Buddhas shrine (where 500 different statues of Buddha are collected).

Thank Haway87

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