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Yakchunsa Temple, Seogwipo
(4.1/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The temple is super huge and well decorated. There are three layers, the first layer is for the believers to worship the Buddha. Second floor is a place where you can talk to the Buddhist monks about ...  more »
  • It's one of Asia largest temple & you can really see how Buddhism in Korea is so widely spread. Whether you are a Buddhist or not, you'll feel very peaceful when you visit this temple. 
  • Visited this beautiful temple while walking Olle Trail 8. Its pretty impressive with a nice location overlooking the south coast of Jeju. Easy to reach using airport limo 600. Busy place with many tou...  more »