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Yakchunsa Temple

1165 Daepo-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju Island 697-320, South Korea
+82 64-738-5000
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Pretty and Photogenic

This temple wasn't very busy when we were here, and it was very pleasant to walk around for awhile... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Red Deer, Canada
Quiet, peaceful energy

This temple and the grounds are very well maintained. Take off your shoes before you enter the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Sjar Z
via mobile
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1165 Daepo-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju Island 697-320, South Korea
+82 64-738-5000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple wasn't very busy when we were here, and it was very pleasant to walk around for awhile. We probably spent a couple hours walking around the grounds and taking pictures inside. You can go up three floors inside the temple, the paper lanterns...More

1  Thank LazyRose
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This temple and the grounds are very well maintained. Take off your shoes before you enter the temple. More than a tourist attraction, people still come to pray, meditate and present offerings. Be respectful and use indoor voices or be silent. Give yourself enough time...More

Thank Sjar Z
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful orange trees surrounding the temple and some lovely cherry blossom trees. A nice temple with a lot of lanterns hanging . It can be skipped if you are tight on schedule and have to visit several places in one day .

Thank Utkarsh B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Very beautiful and serene temple. there is also an option for temple stay here. it's tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life so it will be a good retreat. There were prayers ongoing when we were there which was very relaxing to...More

Thank Georgina K
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The temple is located on olle 8 trail and there is a bus that takes you directly there from Seogwipo (bus 140). At the entrance, someone might aak you to give 10 000 won to buy a bag of rice but you dont need to...More

Thank migachan
Reviewed 13 March 2017

been to many temples and they are similar but this was worth a visit. folk were friendly and welcoming. little bit of walking and a few stairs

Thank Clinton G
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I'd like to do temple stay. but.. It was strange for me. No teacher or any guide, just slept in the temple. But the temple was big and interesting. Big Budda was nice (look like) & comfortable. The main building organized around 3floors and long...More

Thank GZerS
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It's a big and majestic temple with beautiful architecture. Worth visiting. Don't forget to go up to the 2nd level where you can see directly the Buddha statues.

Thank Eugene_Sim
Reviewed 9 December 2016

In the front there is a bus stop. Along the road to the temple is full of orange tree. Big temple with beautiful decoration. Just feel silent and peaceful here. You can just go inside free of charge. I think this is the best temple...More

Thank Joelishzz
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Big temple, the most beautiful at sunset when monks prepare for their ceremony, ring bell and gong and the sun touches the temple by golden hand, monks are very friendly

Thank damjan475
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How much does this cost per person?
24 April 2017|
Response from Georgina K | Reviewed this property |
Hello! There's no admission charge as this is a temple, although you can make a donation if you wish when you're there. I'm not too sure if there's a charge for the temple stay - you'll have to find out a bit more if you're... More