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Yakchunsa Temple, Seogwipo
(4.1/5 based on 150 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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  • In the front there is a bus stop. Along the road to the temple is full of orange tree. Big temple with beautiful decoration. Just feel silent and peaceful here. You can just go inside free of charge. ...  more »
  • I was surprised at the large temple. Very large Bell with very big drums and hung on both sides, I was impressed.
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  • Big temple, the most beautiful at sunset when monks prepare for their ceremony, ring bell and gong and the sun touches the temple by golden hand, monks are very friendly