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Beautiful setting

The temple is located on the southern slopes of Chirisan, surrounded by tea fields. Near the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2015
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Ssanggyesa Temple

Ssanggyesa Temple Ssanggyesa Temple in Hadong is located on the southern part of Jirisan National... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2015
혜원 이
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“Very old temple”
12 Nov 2015
“Beautiful setting”
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208, Unsu-ri, Hwagae-myeon, Hadong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do 667-824, South Korea
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

The temple is located in the Hwagye-dong Valley of Hwagae-myeon, Hadong County, Gyeongsangnam-do province. It was founded in 722 but the temple was re-built in the 17th century. Nevertheless it looked a lot older than most other temples that I have seen. There were many...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

The temple is located on the southern slopes of Chirisan, surrounded by tea fields. Near the parking area is a Tea centre and Museum where you can learn more about green tea and try some as well. In Spring, the cherry trees along the road...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2015

Ssanggyesa Temple Ssanggyesa Temple in Hadong is located on the southern part of Jirisan National Park. It is said that the best time to visit here is spring since you can make a walk starting from Hwagae market place to Ssanggyesa Temple~ The pathway is...More

1  Thank 혜원 이
Reviewed 24 January 2014

The temple is very serene and peaceful. When I went, there were hardly any people, mostly just the monks climbing the hill to meditate. The surrounding area grows a lot of tea and has a lot of history surrounding it. http://oldmountain.yolasite.com/tea-travels/ssanggyesa-temple-and-the-first-korean-tea-plantations

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Reviewed 9 May 2013

This was a last minute visit, but I'm glad I went. Colourful lanterns were up ready for Buddha's birthday celebration, and although it was raining, it was very peaceful. There are a lot of different temples to see, and it's quite a high climb up....More

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