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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  • Serene and peaceful temple with intricate designs and architecture inside. The main prayer hall was also well-kept and clean. It provides visitors a very nice and calming retreat from the hustle and b...  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit to this lovely temple. Don't miss climbing the upper floors and checking out the colorful lanterns.  more »
  • Particularly beautiful temple in the South of Jeju. Also perfect for a nice walk. There is also a small gift shop.
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