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. 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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  • Temple is nice design and along our walk, we found many tangerines tree which I believe during the spring season, the temple view will be good. Since It's FOC do drop by if you have time. It's along t...  more »
  • We visited on a tour. Legend has it that the water boils in the premises is to cure diseases seems to be. Very large temple, 3-storey building, interior design is beautiful. Admission is free, but staff in the tour guide's people donated rice to say, so I was.
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  • It is a fairly large temples. Quiet and regular open garden. I once heard. The sea too.
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