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Dohak-dong,Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea
+82 53-982-0101
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It was gorgeous. Not a great place for strollers. Peaceful and pretty. We would like to go again... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
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A nice temple especially after the hike down from Palgonsan

If you go up Palgonsan (one of the two mountains in Daegu) by either hiking or cable car, you can... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
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+82 53-982-0101
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

It was gorgeous. Not a great place for strollers. Peaceful and pretty. We would like to go again when it's not so horribly hot.

Thank AdventureMoose
Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you go up Palgonsan (one of the two mountains in Daegu) by either hiking or cable car, you can end up in this temple if you take the main road while going down. It is a nice peaceful and quite big temple, though it...More

2  Thank Daan M
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Buddhist temple talked away in the mountains of Daegu ^^. 😀 if you're looking to go outside the city and get out this is a great place to explore get in nature there's a beautiful stream there's a Giant Buddha temple that is almost 20...More

Thank Prinster A
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful temple in the Palgong mountain area. Go in the spring for cherry blossom or lanterns around Buddha's birthday. Just stunning for a local Daegu area temple.

1  Thank Esquiline
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Lots of hills. Good for the buns. Really scenic. It was packed on Sunday morning. The structures are amazing. Wanting to go back at night during cherry blossom season.

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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I had been there to this place twice and I must say I was mesmerized with the kind of peace of mind I had when visiting this place.I wish I could give one more visit to this place in future.One can get a public transport...More

Thank Gaurav C
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit . It's also a Templestay. My husband and I took a taxi from Camp Walker it was also 30,000 Wons one way however you can take the bus (we found out at the temple) very nice employees helps us get a...More

1  Thank Xochie B
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing way to experience the local culture! I was lucky to be in the group with many locals who could speak English and we're kind enough to translate, and make sure I was included and engaged in every activity; even the ones who could not...More

2  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Very nice and the sculpture and temple is impressive! I recommend to hike Mt.Palgonsan first which is very near the temple an see the beauty of nature.

1  Thank Niña G
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

The temple experience was great. We went on a cloudy day and still had a fantastic time. But the highlight of the trip was the restaurant at the bottom of the hill. I'm really sorry that I can't remember the name of it but it...More

1  Thank David Y
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Bullet K
14 May 2017|
Response from fire7723 |
It takes only 1 hour from Gunwi. If you looking for an accommodation near Donghwasa, also there's a beautiful hotel near the temple which name is Hotel Emillia they provide suitable room and dining with reasonable price.
12 August 2016|
Response from fire7723 |
You can board the cable car near Donghwasa Temple's entrance. You can see it if you go up the hills by car with 5 minutes.
12 August 2016|
Response from fireysunrise | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure about tours at the temple. The Daegu City bus tour does a circuit to the temple and costs only 5000 won. Their tour is only in Korean but the brochure and bus stops have English too.