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Sanbanggulsa Temple

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Address: 181-1 sagae-ri, Anduck-myun, Seogwipo, Jeju Island, South Korea
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+82 64-794-2940

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Jeju Sanbanggulsa Temple

The Sanbanggulsa Temple is located SSW of Mt. Hallasan directly at the coast. It is a very unique and colourful temple which reminds us more on the temple in Taiwan as in Korea... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Fabius M
Seoul, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Sanbanggulsa Temple is located SSW of Mt. Hallasan directly at the coast. It is a very unique and colourful temple which reminds us more on the temple in Taiwan as in Korea mainland. The temple is located just below Mt. Sanbang. We had our junior with us but with older kids it is probably a nice tour on top... More 

Thank Fabius M
Jeju, South Korea
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Vigorous climb is SO worth the views and forest around you :) Feel as the Buddhists as you turn the drums and go within.

Thank heidijeju
Guri, South Korea
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

C1 ( 2016.07.14 ) This temple's shape was unique and located in cave. The way to this tempe was about 15 minutes in uphill stairs and had good view. Though it was hard to temple, but after climbing there was good, and could drink mineral water. Sometimes there was no climbing because of bad weather. There was another temple at... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

The temple complex is structurally interesting because it is spread out on the foot of the mountain. It's not actually very big and not of the structures are magnificient compared to other temples elsewhere, but very nice overall. But the view is really amazing. Look South and you'll see green slopes going down to the sea, look the other way... More 

Thank kimahrikku
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Not just a temple, but amazing views of the coast and water. The temples are free to enter and offer an amazing experience. A must see if in this area. Plenty of drinks, food, views and restrooms. Only con is the steps are not very friendly. We have a 3, 7 and 8 year old. 3 year old needed carried.

Thank NickandMichelle
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

If there is nothing else you do go see this temple. It is a sprawling complex that goes all up to the base of the mountain. Along the way if you do hike all the way up to the top, there are signs to explain the legends behind the names of the places you walk and why there is a... More 

Thank Ashley T
Yeosu, South Korea
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Me and my friends really enjoyed our time around the Sanbanggulsa temple and really enjoyed the serenity and tranquillity it provided. The location within the mountain itself is breath taking and it really does give this temple a unique look compared to other temples. The stream that runs down into the cave is incredible and this place allows you to... More 

Thank Sonny1003
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

It didn't take as long as we expected to get around the temple, but what was there was beautiful. The big bell was impressive, as was the actual,temple itself, but you shouldn't need more than 30-45 mins to see most of it. Worth seeing though.

Thank Jo D
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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Nice peaceful place to visit. Came across this place while heading to Yeogmeori coast. Can be accessed from the same parking lot to the coast. If you're driving a rented car you can key in 7942940. Recommend to drive if you are touring jeju.

Thank b_Yeam
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

There are statues of the Future Buddha, Maitreya; Bodhisattva of Compassion, an outdoor huge Golden statue of Buddha, hundreds of miniature green Buddhas. If you climb up the 471 steps, you will reach a cave with a statue of the Bodhisattva of Compassion. The tears that she constantly cries for all the pain of this "ocean of suffering" world collects... More 

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