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Hwagyesa Temple

487 Suyu 1-dong, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-902-2663
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serenity

This historical temple is kind of large with lots of buildings and structures. As it is located in... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Heritago
Away from the crowd

The location is about 20-30min walk from Suyu Metro Station. We took a cab instead. The place is... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
JasChua
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18 Oct 2017
“serenity”
1 Jun 2016
“Away from the crowd”
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487 Suyu 1-dong, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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+82 2-902-2663
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

This historical temple is kind of large with lots of buildings and structures. As it is located in Jiri Mountain, the air is very clean, and there are good walkways for light-walking. Coffee served in the front shop was of poor quality (kind of instant...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

The location is about 20-30min walk from Suyu Metro Station. We took a cab instead. The place is serene, away from the crowd. When we arrived, there was chanting session. So there was quite a bit of movement in the carpark. Much smaller than I...More

Thank JasChua
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Neat place worth visiting if you will be spending a while in Seoul. I walked there from Suyu Station which takes about 20 minutes from Exit 4. There are no pedestrian signs pointing the way, but look above the road and follow the signs for...More

Thank Thlynski
Reviewed 2 July 2014

A real gem of a community temple in northern Seoul. Founded in 1300s it is quite old, and had I not been on foot, would probably have not found it. Small store on site, and some walking trails, as well as a beautiful bell tower....More

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 3 February 2008

Having lived near HwaGyeSa, i visited several times. It's a good 25 minute walk up a mild slope to actually reach the temple, but a very peaceful walk with some nice statues and architecture to admire along the way. The temple is very photogenic, so...More

11  Thank uncoeuraweigh
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