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Hard Climb to Reach the Top Temple - But Worth It

We took the express bus from Danyang (3000 Won - buy the ticket in the bus station next to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Fantastic setting for the temple

Before we came to Korea we planned on visiting this marvelous temple complex that is situated in a... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
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132-1 Baekja-ri, Yeongchun-myeon, Danyang-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the express bus from Danyang (3000 Won - buy the ticket in the bus station next to the bridge- get the timetable from the tourist office on the Gosu cave side of the bridge). The ride to the temple was good - following...More

1  Thank CaseyBe
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Before we came to Korea we planned on visiting this marvelous temple complex that is situated in a valley between two mountain ranges. The bus leaves regularly from Danyang bus terminal and takes about 30 minutes. From the car park the road/path winds its way...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Do not forget to reach the top to see the main plaza and temple This place is a must see and certainly the only temple I would consider of I wanted to stay overnight

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 10 November 2017

amazing temple located up in the hills which were constructed such that nature is preserved without causing much disruption as possible. Amazing view at the top of most highest situated building. feel at aw-ed at the beauty of the place, both the temple building as...More

Thank macc20
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is the headquarters of Cheontaejong(one branch of Korean Buddhism) having huge buildings in the forest. Great place to visit if you're looking for a peace. - 20~30 km away from the center of Danyang. Probably further than most other sites to visit. - Quiet...More

Thank JH L
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Guinsa Temple was an absolutely amazing and unforgettable experience. I have traveled all throughout Korea over the last two years and this temple is by far the most unique one I have seen. The multi-level complex is overwhelming intricate and stunningly beautiful. Just look at...More

1  Thank K1 R
Reviewed 20 February 2017

While most Korean temple structures are not multi-levels, many of the structures here were three or four floors high which looked cool from a distance but looked just like any modern building up close. It was a very steep uphill walk for about two kilometers...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Awesome temple! Be prepared to hike up the hill to see it though. It's not that far, but is a bit steep and it takes a good thirty minutes to walk up to the temple from the lower parking area. This place is, amazingly, built...More

1  Thank robkorea
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I'll start with the drive to get it: it is scenic and really beautiful. The temple is far from everything but easily accessible by car. To get to the top temple, you will be walking uphill amd climbing steps for the better part of 15/20...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I start my review with a warning: This is a STEEP climb. So steep, in fact, that I ended up with a mild calf strain on the way down the hill. With that in mind, this might not be the ideal attraction for families with...More

1  Thank JessPlum
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