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Haedong Yonggung Temple

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Address: 416-3, Sirang-ri, Gijangeup, Gijang-gun, Busan 619-902, South Korea
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Busy, but well worth a visit.

Scenery is amazing in that there is the juxtaposition of rocky headland with a temple perched on the side and then off to one side the skyscrapers and beach. It's quite steep... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Scenery is amazing in that there is the juxtaposition of rocky headland with a temple perched on the side and then off to one side the skyscrapers and beach. It's quite steep climbing back up after a walk down. There is plenty to see - a large golden Buddha, a Buddha of mercy, a candle grotto and then the observation... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One more Buddha temple in a beautiful setting in a small cliff by the sea and it is beautiful Must visit in busan try throwing the coin from a bridge in the divine pond down and check your luck The temple is very serene with beautiful Buddha statue

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

above exceptional view of the temple and the sea and also a great place for worship and also for pictorials

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. You can get there by subway (heundae stn) . There is a green bus (no 9) that takes you to the entrace of the temple.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the cab from Haeundae station and it cost us around 8,100 won. Saved us lots of time as the temple is not near any stations and is accessible by public bus. It is essentially a temple by the sea. A good place for a little tranquility and a scene away from the bustle and hustle of a city.... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the temple as it was part of our tour. It was a good way to expose our young child to another culture. There were also a lot of food stalls near the temple so you can sample some street food on your way out.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice area and temple, but the serenity is a bit "polluted" by all the vending machines and modern adds compared to for instance Japanese temples. If you haven't been to a temple before, it will be a nice place to visit though, and the surrounding areas are nice for a hike along the water front.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long walking distance from the main road junction to the temple (20min) . Overalls not bad .. strong winds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free admission. 3000 won parking. Cabs were lined up if you need one. NOT handicap accessible. Beautiful. We got there at 4:30 and there was no crowd. Very scenic. Being 500 years old, the temple and hand carved stairways were a sight to see. It's very peaceful when there is no crowd.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are travelling to Busan, this is definitely one of the best spot to visit. The temple is situated along the coast line.

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