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About
An impressive complex of stone pagodas and wooden shrines.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Bulguksa 385 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38127, South Korea
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+82 54-746-9913
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 May 2014

I went there from Busan as a one-day getaway trip. I turned around within a day by KTX. I shall not bore you with all the information that you already know. I just share the feedback I have on the trip as follows: 1. Busan...More

8  Thank Yapahloy
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 December 2012

This UNESCO site is far away from city centre and it took quite some time to get there, either by own transport, taxi or bus. At Gyeonju, people in general don't converse in English. Despite that the bus does indicate of certain stops in English,...More

5  Thank wiredfrog
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were lucky enough to visit Bulguksa in Autumn when the leaves were changing colours and it was just wonderful. One of the most beautiful places we went in Korea, just as lovely as the secret garden at Changdeokgung. I recommend visiting earlier in the...More

Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the temple in early Nov. and it was really beautiful in autumn. A unique temple with two stone staircases at the front. There was a lake surrounded by colourful autumn trees. Although there were many tourists, the place was not crowded because of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family went to Gyeongju second time while visit we always visit Bulguksa Temple It's very famous temple in Korea. I like this place

Thank eileen0539
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5000 per adults to enter. About 1h to 2h walk in a very calm and nice environment. Temple is really well maintained and is definitely worth looking at. Opens at 7am, which is convenient to avoid all the tour buses.

Thank Marcel22000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the must visit UNESCO sites when in Gyeongju. It was quite crowded when we went as there were lots of tourist groups and domestic student groups. The temple is quite large with many stairs and buildings, so take your time to wander around....More

Thank edithc187
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is a must visit place if you are in Gyeongju. It is a UNESCO Heritage site. The temple is very old and has been rebuilt many times. The architecture and the natural beauty is really worth the visit.

Thank Mornings6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really worth a visit. The best temple complex I visited on the G Adventure tour although others may well disagree - I could have spent twice as long as we had available

Thank mjsg01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here at 1725. 5min till their entrance close. The staff told me that theres no exit time limit. Im surprised. Its a really well maintained temple. A pray inside to wish for luck.

Thank Tigersim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More like an outdoor museum, the Bulguksa Temple offers a singularly beautiful display of architecture, art and history. It is well worth your time. Read on for details. Surrounded by beautiful landscape and, when we were there, trees changing colors, the landscape around the temple...More

Thank doctorbobster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Bulguksa overnight in August. Our guide was Jodie she was fantastic, very knowledgeable and willing to help. On arrival we were taken to the accommodation which was a very new Hanok, sleeping on the traditional mats, there were plenty of them, so...More

Thank secretary369
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ElingYong
9 November 2018|
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Response from secretary369 | Reviewed this property |
I contacted Jodie it won't let me put in the email address but look on their website I think it is on there. An amazing experience not to be missed.
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1 May 2018|
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Response from dmitrys351 | Reviewed this property |
try Tarzy tours. we used them for a small group tour but only two of us were in the car/ tour all day
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Akmal92
11 May 2016|
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Response from kitsou |
yes...there are other buses as well. The tourist bureau at the bus terminal has maps and lots of info. The bus stop is very close. Don't bother going up the mountain to the Seokguram Grotto. It's a rip-off. You can't take a... More
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