Yakchunsa Temple, Seogwipo

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#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Jeju Island
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. Plan your visit to Yakchunsa Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Seogwipo trip planning app .
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  • Large temple facing the sea took the taxi driver said. Brilliantly decorated tourist destination, not a temple for worship, but worth looking at and.
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  • Onc e you are on the south coast you might as well stop at the highest temple of Jeju. Unfortunately all the new temples look artififial and are lacking atmosphere. Do not miss the building belkow wit...  more »
  • Taxi Guide I recommend, I visited. It seems to Jeju Island's largest temples. Up to three freely inside the temple grounds have spacious as well, you can watch, so that does not charge admission. Stays on, it is possible. I thought I had the chance to go to Seogwipo, Jeju Island's best scenic spots.
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