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Yakchunsa Temple, Seogwipo

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#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Jeju Island
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Experience the culture of Buddhism at Yakchunsa Temple. The building rises 30 m (98 ft) high and covers an area of 3,305 sq m (35,575 sq ft), making it the largest temple in the East. Keep an eye out for the 5 m (16 ft) "Vairocana" (celestial Buddha) statue right at the entrance, then admire the temple walls, adorned with carved portraits of Buddha. See the large 18 ton bell facing the Dharma hall, and don’t miss the royal spirit tablets. The temple offers overnight stay programs, so you can fully embrace the peaceful lifestyle of Buddhism. Use our Seogwipo trip itinerary maker to visit Yakchunsa Temple on your trip to Seogwipo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • a large and impressive temples! Very beautiful, you can go in and go up three floors. The entire Temple is decorated. outside, there were small bell tower, since I got the temple, a little hidden in a cave, there is another small part of the temple
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  • It is worthwhile to get to, to meet with a natural environment where the end of a road we see a magnificent temple that rises between the green. Upon arrival we are many almost symmetrical construction that assembled a space for meditation and admiration
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Seogwipo provides a number of accommodations for visitors, whether they're luxury-wanting honeymooners, or outdoor adventurers. Hotels and hostels in the south of the city offer rooms to suit the diverse tastes of those who arrive on the island. Farther west, you can find rental cottages, hotels of all sizes, and guesthouses in coastal settlements and along the roads that link them up.
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