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A must see if in the local area

I visited here at the recommendation of my hotel. The place is an outstanding cultural center. This... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
ColoradoTraveler2go
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Landstuhl, Germany
via mobile
Authentic

Go where the locals go! Authentic place that doesn't feel touristy. Coincided with Vesak weekend... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2016
YoungMummy
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Singapore, Singapore
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22 Nov 2016
“A must see if in the local area”
29 Jan 2016
“Authentic”
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188 Songsan-dong, Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I visited here at the recommendation of my hotel. The place is an outstanding cultural center. This Buddhist temple is still being used as a place of worship today. There is also plenty of history to explore. They have free guidebooks in English and the...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2016

Go where the locals go! Authentic place that doesn't feel touristy. Coincided with Vesak weekend and got to make some donations and write our names on roof tiles to be used for refurbishing the temples. How meaningful. Heard they also have retreats.

Thank YoungMummy
Reviewed 12 December 2014

We went for an overnight templestay at this temple and had a wonderful time. We got to get a small taste for life as a monk, experience Buddhist culture. Our time was led by two wonderful nuns who made our stay even better. If you...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2014

I went May 17, 2013, for Buddha's birthday celebration. It was chalk full of people. Smiling faces, laughter, food, and crafts. The monks were very excited to see foreigners as were some of the locals. We had a mini photo session for some of the...More

Thank Kecha T
Reviewed 11 January 2014

This large temple complex dates back more than 1,200 years, although it appears most of the current buildings are less than 200 years old. It is a major meditation center; apparently it's even possible to stay overnight here for that purpose. We spent over an...More

Thank Banda-in-Japan
Reviewed 12 June 2013

C1 ( 2013.06.12 ) There was a beautiful temple in a quiet atmosphere. In temple entrance, there was built museum where was exhibit about filial piety. This temple was built in Silla period, and rebuilt by Jeongjo who was 22nd king of Joseon for his...More

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