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Address: 416-3, Sirang-ri, Gijangeup, Gijang-gun, Busan 619-902, South Korea
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Beautiful Site for a Temple

Beautiful temple built on the clifts with dramatic waves crashing against the rocks. There are some snack shops and souvenir shops leading to the steps down and up to the temple... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Prince George, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took the bus near Haeundae station. It goes directly to Haedong Yonggung Temple for $1. I missed it on the way back, but took city bus for about $2. It was a beautiful sunny day of 18 Celsius when I visited the temple by the sea. The ocean scenery is very beautiful. Temple area is decently busy, but not... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of tourists, took 15 minutes just to slowly walk into the temple as there were quite a few steps and too many people. Thank goodness the crowd was pretty much orderly so as there was no shoving. Could have been dangerous because the steps are steep. Temple itself offered nothing, and views of the sea was disappointing. Please don't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful temple built on the clifts with dramatic waves crashing against the rocks. There are some snack shops and souvenir shops leading to the steps down and up to the temple. Try to go early before the tourists descend upon the temple nearer mid morning/lunch time.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having lived in Busan for 15 years I have heard many people talk about this temple. Most people had great things to say about how picturesque it was. Now, having finally visited it I can give my own opinion. My family visited on a Friday morning. Upon approaching the temple the first structure you encounter is a shabby snack shack... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Scenery is amazing in that there is the juxtaposition of rocky headland with a temple perched on the side and then off to one side the skyscrapers and beach. It's quite steep climbing back up after a walk down. There is plenty to see - a large golden Buddha, a Buddha of mercy, a candle grotto and then the observation... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One more Buddha temple in a beautiful setting in a small cliff by the sea and it is beautiful Must visit in busan try throwing the coin from a bridge in the divine pond down and check your luck The temple is very serene with beautiful Buddha statue

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

above exceptional view of the temple and the sea and also a great place for worship and also for pictorials

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. You can get there by subway (heundae stn) . There is a green bus (no 9) that takes you to the entrace of the temple.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the cab from Haeundae station and it cost us around 8,100 won. Saved us lots of time as the temple is not near any stations and is accessible by public bus. It is essentially a temple by the sea. A good place for a little tranquility and a scene away from the bustle and hustle of a city.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the temple as it was part of our tour. It was a good way to expose our young child to another culture. There were also a lot of food stalls near the temple so you can sample some street food on your way out.

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