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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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416-3, Sirang-ri, Gijangeup, Gijang-gun, Busan 619-902, South Korea
+82 51-722-7744
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful visit to this temple. The location is stunning with view of Busan in the distance. The Temple is accessed through a long walk way. There are statues of the Chinese Horoscope on the this. The temple itself has different sections. There is...More

Thank lisajaneTipperary
Reviewed 1 week ago

The unusual location of this temple makes it a must visit if in Busan. There is a steep climb down and up again, so be warned. Definitely worth the effort though. Was very busy on the day we went, but that did not take away...More

Thank Conrad N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly stunning temple. When walking to it you do feel as if you have stepped back in time. The sculptures were amazing and awe-inspiring. The best moment for me was standing at the top next to the goddess of mercy, seeing and hearing the...More

Thank MJ_UK1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First temple visited to be overseeing the ocean. Unique and definitely recommended for a visit. The temple is however small and spent only an hour at the temple.

Thank Dorinna T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seemed such a long way. Too far to walk from our hotel in Heundae Beach so we decided to chance the 100 bus. Well a great little journey we just counted the stops and actually alighted at the right one. It was 740metres to...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

amazing temple with amazing views but it's getting quite crowded. must visit if you are there at busan for the first time but do note that it's located slightly far from city centre. combine it with a trip to haeundae

Thank Yue Wen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be prepared to walk for around 10mins up-slope after alighting at the bus stop however, the view upon arriving at the temple is breathtaking. It was a bit crowded when we reached there as it was around noon time where there were quite a number...More

Thank slackerkain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the temple is nice cause the location is situated at seaside but it took a quite a long way to arrive. You have to go haeundae station take bus 181 or 9 to yonggung stop. Around 30min then walk to the temple...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome experience! However we visited on Children's Day so of course it was very crowded. But the temple was decorated with lanterns for Buddha's birthday, so beautiful! Cute shops and food stalls that you pass on your way to the temple as well

Thank kmevans90
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

worth visiting. Picturesque and beautiful place. However, it is some distance away from the bus stop and Lotte Outlet.

Thank 926vincentl
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May C
may i know how to you walk in the temple with the long way abt 1km? cannt get a taxi in this middle way
27 April 2017|
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Response from nnylla | Reviewed this property |
As the temple is located along the coast line, there isn't a road that allows a vehicle to directly reach the temple. Hence the landmark stop by the taxi would be at the "Fisheries Science Museum" And if you're taking the... More
I've read that you have to go down the 108 steps to get to the temple, so do you have to climb back the same way to leave or are the entrance/exit separate?
30 March 2017|
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Response from tetra29 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember it is the same route. But to be honest I did not experienced it like a heavy climb. It's quite accessible.
What times are they open? Is parking free?
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