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Yakchunsa Temple, Seogwipo

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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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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  • Located between the Čunmunom and Seogwipo. The temple is really huge, high-ceilinged three floors in the main building and there are lateral. Staircase, a large area around the temple, a source, a river with a bridge-all beautifully. Inside the magnificent samples of Oriental art: Buddha statues, murals, carved doors, pillars and Windows, many natural and artificial flowers. All steeped in the wisdom of Buddhism.
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  • This is apparently one of the only temples in the world to face the sea. The compound is massive! You are allowed to walk around and go up until the second tier of the main hall. Very nice painting de...  read more »
  • 原来韩国拜佛不烧香,是贡白米的——随喜了一万元,给三包白米顶在头上(有点重哦)到佛像前礼拜供奉。果然每个地方风俗不同,很有意思 大殿很端庄宏伟,洁净安详,我们下雨天来正赶上在做佛事,听着梵咒声雨声身心宁静 
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