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Bulguksa Temple

Bulguksa 385 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38127, South Korea
+82 54-746-9913
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An impressive complex of stone pagodas and wooden shrines.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the bus” (55 reviews)
“souvenir shop” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bulguksa 385 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38127, South Korea
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+82 54-746-9913
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"the bus"
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"beautiful grounds"
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"souvenir shop"
in 5 reviews
"buddha's birthday"
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"south korea"
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"singyeongju station"
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"last stop"
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"world heritage site"
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"national treasure"
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"early in the morning"
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"gyeongju city"
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"peaceful place"
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"english tour"
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"cherry blossoms"
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"parking lot"
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We first tried to visit on Saturday at around 11am, but the traffic was queuing back out of the car park. A lot were there for the cherry blossom park not the temple We went back at 8.30am the following day and things were much...More

Thank PipPaul W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is easily more crowded than Gyeongbukgung in Seoul. But it is a beautiful walk and most explanations along the way are in several languages.

Thank BlackCoookie
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Since we walked into the temple. Beside us was Sakura. A lot of Sakura!! Very beautiful. In the temple. there's pond..very nice. And the temple is very beautiful. The lamps were pretty. But we had to wait for a long time for bus to go...More

Thank KamolGo
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This beautiful temple harbors many national treasures. To truly appreciate it, visit the temple with a local friend (I guess a local tour guide would also do the trick). And don't forget to walk up the mountain to the Buddha cave.

Thank itsgasgasgas
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Set on spacious grounds, this temple complex is a joy to visit, no matter whether you're religious or not at all inclined. From the serene surrounding garden grounds to the ornate carvings on the buildings, there's no shortage of things to see and marvel. It's...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely worth the bus ride and hike. Know that this is a functioning Temple, so be respectful. There are limits on pictures inside, but there are plenty of lovely sights to enjoy. Give yourself plenty of time to walk around and know the timing of...More

Thank Kimberley42
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so nice to walked in the temple inside and outside of the place,though its a long walk from the bus stop up to the temple.We ride the bus no. 700 in going to Bulguksa temple back and forth to Singgyeongju station before heading...More

Thank Lingsky
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well preserved Buddhist temple well kept by nuns. Unique Buddha statues amazing garden. We came while cherry trees were blossoming so the gardens around the temple were all white. it was one of the most amazing nature scenes we have ever seen. in

Thank DrGalia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few temples there and beautiful scenery. Legend says there is a wild boar staying at the temple and touching the golden wild boar will bring luck to yourself

Thank Danny C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is so well preserved and enjoyable to walk around. The skills of the craftsmen that built this, is simply amazing.

Thank Adventurers049
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Akmal92
May 11, 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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