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Yakchunsa Temple, Seogwipo

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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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  • I'd like to do temple stay. but.. It was strange for me. No teacher or any guide, just slept in the temple. But the temple was big and interesting. Big Budda was nice (look like) & comfortable. The ma...  more »
  • It's a big and majestic temple with beautiful architecture. Worth visiting. Don't forget to go up to the 2nd level where you can see directly the Buddha statues.  more »
  • We are located just steps from the door of the car accessibility. The ascent on foot a little, but it is not difficult enough. I'm having trouble mounting the kids walked holding. Weather in unobstructed sea views, if we can feel it can be a different experience. It's a good idea to walk.
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