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Haedong Yonggung Temple

416-3, Sirang-ri, Gijangeup, Gijang-gun, Busan 619-902, South Korea
+82 51-722-7744
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Full-Day Busan City Tour
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Full-Day Busan Tour Including Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
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USD 744.00*
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3-Day KORAIL Tour of Busan and Gyeongju from Seoul
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416-3, Sirang-ri, Gijangeup, Gijang-gun, Busan 619-902, South Korea
+82 51-722-7744
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit. This is the only temple by the ocean front. Must walk around to all places. We caught a taxi there and back which was better than hiring a taxi for a day.

Thank Sooyon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the bus by myself. It took about 40 minutes. Get off the stop after the Little mall. It was great, a lot to see. It was a sunny morning and the sun was I. My shot. I would have gotten better photos if...More

1  Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came for autumn foliage in Busan. This was a good timing as the weather just turned cold and the leave were turning yellow-red. I visited the temple in the Sunday morning. It was crowded with local Korean people and tourists. I think local Korean...More

1  Thank JaniceTee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Shiren or Temple is build on the rocks. Is really beutifull, you need a taxi to get there or take one of the city tours, is a really popular place. You can take a taxis to go back to downtown really easy too, they...More

1  Thank R2735PF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, I'm about to update old reviews from tripadvisors about this place. So, if you want to look for a place to see sunrise, this is a nice place to be. It really depends which season you are visiting. Practically, I just visited this place...More

Thank ginn l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is magnificent. Many places on the walk in along the shore were closed off with danger tape, including a major bridge. Perhaps this is the result of seas caused by Typhoon Lan. Too many places needed repair and restoration, and much of the...More

Thank Claire Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was perhaps my favorite sightseeing destination during my recent 2-week excursion to Korea. The temple is beautiful, with a surreal setting by the sea. The crowds are not too bad (went in the afternoon) and the temple itself is very well kept up. There...More

Thank Saurav G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set on the coastal cliff-face this temple is unique in Sth Korea because no other temple is on the coast. Most are hidden in the mountains. The Buddha here is in his large, seated and golden form. There are shops on the walk down and...More

Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple is beautiful. We went on a tour but there were too many people. The day we went there were 6 buses. There were a lot of steps and some on the tour had difficulty getting around. The scenery of the temple was spectacular,...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived we had no idea of the size of the area. At the top there are statues representing the Chinese zodiac. Fun to find your sign and have a photo with it. The steps go down to a number of different temples and...More

Thank Uktonyuk
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May C
27 April 2017|
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Response from starxyan | Reviewed this property |
Usually taxi is ex there.. I took public transport and walk up.. more worth this way..
30 March 2017|
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Response from duag27 | Reviewed this property |
I think same
24 November 2016|
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Response from jrandsk | Reviewed this property |
Hi I have no idea as I went there as part of a tour, but if you look at the website for this attraction, it suggests that it is open from 0500 to sunset every day and the charge for a small vehicle is 3,000 won