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The oldest Zen temple in the world, Sinheungsa serves as a pilgrimage destination for believers from all over the globe, as well as a popular tourist site. You can take a cable car or go by foot through the intact nature to reach the architectural marvel of the temple which, because of its colorful, intricate design, is often considered work of art. See the painted and engraved walls and sculptures, of which the bronze statue of Buddha stands out as the most significant. If you're lucky, you might get to see some clothes belonging to a famous monk, which appear on display every once in a while. By using our Sokcho tour site , you can arrange your visit to Sinheungsa and other attractions in Sokcho.
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  • September 23, 2017
    Located in seoraksan national park! Pretty place with many temples to collect himself! Quiet, colorful, well maintained!
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  • September 20, 2017
    If you go to Mt. function has never been close to port ROK sightseeing section, but where the living breath of history: the Confucian, a large Buddhist statues, and, of course, but the wheel is just around the corner waiting for the cable car, tourists are only good for Mt.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Remember the gilded Buddha images famous in Temple, mostly local people religiously chanting sutras. In the temple was cleared to spruce the I asked.
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  • March 21, 2017
    Beautiful Buddhist temple inside Seoraksan National Park.
  • March 16, 2016
    A beautiful temple in good location. It is near the cable car station and my old family members were happy to find out that they dont have to walk too long.
  • August 4, 2013
    Nice temple
  • January 24, 2017
    Install yan 肅 Mu Temple, decorative works to green why Lord Black, arabesquitic like China, wood manufacturing. Original inside a stone tower, Kerala mural painting in the future, still more than maybe reflecting the year when Construction holding overview. And important is good to go
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  • July 1, 2017
    Guests can meet and greet the Buddha, Mt. clear air. However, please visit early in the morning.
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The accommodations of Sokcho are split between the city and the national park. The main urban area lies close to the sea; here, luxury and standard hotels and budget-friendly hostels provide good access to the beaches along the coast, as well as the restaurants and bars of the city center. Inland, you'll find a solid mix of resorts, hotels, and hostels in the national park, particularly close to the hot springs and skiable areas.
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