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Rock-carved Standing Buddha

San 2, Icheon-dong, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Don't really know if it is worth visiting

The Big Buddha Statue is carved into a cliff but rather simply. The head of the Buddha is carved... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
palawanismyhome
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puerto princesa
Love the sculpture

Was so glad we managed to see this sculpture. We took a bus from town and it started raining which... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
doofvfood
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Europe
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“alight” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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San 2, Icheon-dong, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Big Buddha Statue is carved into a cliff but rather simply. The head of the Buddha is carved from a separate rock and was attached to the top of the cliff. The locals come here to make wishes and hope they come true. It...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Was so glad we managed to see this sculpture. We took a bus from town and it started raining which was unfortunate. A kindly lady told us where to alight and also pointed us in the direction of the sculpture. You walk to the left...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This place is very quiet and somehow you experience the spiritual power that has been here for ages. Knowing that this giant buddha was 'built' on a place that was already sacred long before Buddhism, gives you a pleasant feeling of trust. When you have,...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2016

A very quick stop outside of Andong, but definitely recommended! Beautiful setting and craftsmanship. It was a 12 min drive from the center of town. We went early morning, so there were no people and we were able to enjoy it. Visiting in the morning...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2015

It's accessible to the Rock-carved Buddha by bus from Andong Station. Take bus 54, oppsite Andong station, for 15 minutes. Just collect a bus schedule from the Tourist Infomation next to Andong station. If you are unsure where to alight, just ask the driver. You...More

Thank MingGe
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