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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this temple on a Sunday afternoon. We used a combination of subway and public bus and it took us a while to get there. One good thing is that the buses announce the stop and it was easy to identify the bus stop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it was quite far from the city center, it took me almost 1,5 hours to get there and i had to walk another 15 minutes. it was really beautiful sight. you should be there early in the morning so there won't be so many people

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ber_tamasya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday because it was the only day we could and it was a big mistake. Temple was packed with visitors, with a traffic jam from the highway turn til the parking lot. Interesting to see a buddhist temple next to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 6arnaua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am so happy I went to visit this amazing temple. The views are Wow! The place is not very big. The buildings are well- preserved and the entire place regardless of the amount of local and international tourists visiting it is kept clean including...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MLGG2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the nicest temples I have been, not just because of the architecture of the temple but also the nature landscape around the temple. There isn't much to do here but it's still quite worth a visit if you enjoy architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple has one of the most impressive location for temple, located at seaside with beautiful sea shore view. The temple per se has nothing impressive with the main temple and surrounding temples with average buddha statues like in Japan and China. The view from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Suwatss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated north of Haeundae Beach Haedong Temple is a photographer's delight. Besides being an iconic Buddhist temple you could spend hours here at the markets or examining the art and architecture of the buildings. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit here and would recommend this above many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on day tour of Busan. Very serene & peaceful with the sea breeze. We came on the evening on a weekday and it was crowded. Cant imagine on weekends!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LauraJC13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful temple! The setting is just beautiful, it's a wonderful feeling to walk down the steps and see the sea, rocks and buildings appear before you. We visited Haedong Tonggungsa close to closing time & it was far less crowded than the photos we have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here via day tour. There are many sculptures and stunning seaview there. I think foreigners will appreciate the temple.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Buttercarp
19 August 2018|
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Response from MLGG2000 | Reviewed this property |
The bus 181 takes you there. If you do not have a bus stop with that number take 100 - 101 or any other bus which can take to the stop. Once you reach to the place one must walk about a mile to get to the entrance of the... More
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gewurzstraminer
22 May 2018|
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Response from kristi p | Reviewed this property |
I'd also recommend the City Bus has 3 or 4 routes and take you to many spots along the way - hop on hop off. It's about 12,000 wan for the day ticket.
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May C
27 April 2017|
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Response from Chan S | Reviewed this property |
Usually taxi is ex there.. I took public transport and walk up.. more worth this way..
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