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“the bus”(63 reviews)
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546 Cheongnyong-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
+82 51-508-3122
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 August 2007

Beomeosa Temple is a fantastic temple sight in South Korea. It is located about an hour from Busan station (by Subway and bus) but it is well worth the visit as it is set in a serine setting at the base of Mt.Geumjeongsan. The temple...More

16  Thank exhaustednomad
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I went here solo, using public transport.( From Haeundae to Beomeosa it took about 45 min one way and cost 1500KW). Take Subway (Metro Line 1) to Beomeosa station then take exit 5. I was surprised not to see other tourists and no tourist info...More

9  Thank ozzykhk
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second visit to Beomeosa and we were fortunate to be there for their celebration of the 1343d anniversary of the founding of the temple. There was classic and modern entertainment and free meals provided by the temple. All in all, it was...More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place great nature around it also beautifull temple, also good for hike. It's a long way up to the temple you should prepare your hiking gear. Once you reach the temple you can enjoy and explore around and if you walk more 2km up...More

Thank Георги В
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed overnight as part of the G Adventure tour. One of the highlights of the tour. The monks and support staff are great and make a lot of effort to give you a good experience. You get to try meditation, evening prayers, tea ceremony. walk...More

Thank mjsg01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A peaceful, meditative spot. We were there closer to the end of the day and it was very quiet, no crowds. This temple is considered one of the top 3 major temples in South Korea. Nice photo opportunities. Surrounding this temple are hiking trails, fresh...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long climb up the hill but well worth it. Climb up the hill even further to the second lot of temples. It's more quiet and peaceful. Best place to visit in busan.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning place. Ancient, calm and peaceful. Respect it as a functioning centre of faith and enjoy the great views and ancient buildings. Keep climbing up to the very top and take a slow walk back down the mountain along side tumbling water...More

Thank HCM93
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Unfortunately the day we visited, it was overcast and raining but this didn't stop us from seeing Beomeosa Temple and the weather kept the crowds to a minimum, so bonus! This is a must see historical attraction near Busan and if you are visiting, gives...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Once at this temple and 'experiencing' it, it is easy to see why this temple is so revered. There is a real sense of awe here... firstly from the features of the surrounding grounds, the magnificent architecture and the stunning views. Once, having spent some...More

2  Thank paul g
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Beomeosa is a peaceful and charming temple complex located in the hills/mountains to the north of Busan. Initially dating back to the 4th century, the original temple was rebuilt in the 1600s after Japanese attack and invasion. Today it is a picturesque and calming site...More

Thank Jordan_McAlister
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Beomosa is Busan's largest temple and very beautiful to see. For small groups you can also arrange for a tour at The Visitors Center as you enter. And the temple they are beautiful trails for hiking and for those who want to get a taste...More

Thank Billy C
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Jeffo C
10 September 2018|
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Response from doofvfood | Reviewed this property |
Maybe worth taking a subway to the stop then taxi from there so less exp? I have only been with subway and bus so don't know how much it would be.
16 July 2018|
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Response from Thomas B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a climb from the bus and make sure you have clear directions so you do not take the road to the right and miss the entire temple area.
7 September 2016|
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Response from Ayezz123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not really sure if they're open during Chuseok, you may try to call 1330 from Skype it's free of charge. I've called from Indonesia and it's work well.