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Yakchunsa Temple, Seogwipo

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Religious Site
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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  • This temple wasn't very busy when we were here, and it was very pleasant to walk around for awhile. We probably spent a couple hours walking around the grounds and taking pictures inside. You can go u...  more »
  • This temple and the grounds are very well maintained. Take off your shoes before you enter the temple. More than a tourist attraction, people still come to pray, meditate and present offerings. Be res...  more »
  • Beautiful orange trees surrounding the temple and some lovely cherry blossom trees. A nice temple with a lot of lanterns hanging . It can be skipped if you are tight on schedule and have to visit seve...  more »