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“national park”(9 reviews)
“quiet place”(2 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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170, Seorak-dong, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 217-120, South Korea
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We are luckily to see the actual buddhist chanting when we reached there, the temple is well built and maintain, with natural surrounding cover with trees

Thank david yeo d
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Sinheungsa Temple is just a 15 minute walk from the park entrance and is worth a visit. See the four fierce gate gods, enjoy a drink of spring water, see the altar and decorations inside the temple. The temple was constructed about 1400 years ago...More

Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed 6 July 2018

quite & beautiful place. good for take rest after trekking. must visit place if you finished visited Seoraksan National Park

Thank iamface
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I wouldn't say that Sinheungso temple is a destination in itself, it is a good add on when visiting Seoroksan National Park. The temple is not far from the main entrance of the park, in a peaceful area without many visitors, nearby a serene creek....More

Thank GlobetrotterJ16
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This is s delightfully located temple situated at the base of the mountains When we were there, on an April Tuesday, it had hardly any visitors who had progressed beyond the Buddha statue The old temple buildings were very nice and the setting can't be...More

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We visited the temple while it was snowing and it was just stunning! It must have been very cold for the origonal occupants as there is no heating to speak of.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 26 January 2018

First the good. It's easy to find but you must drive there. I noted that there is a bus stop but I didn't note a bus stopping there for the 30 minutes we stopped to eat. The Temple has an interesting history which is told...More

Thank tjys
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Breathtaking Views...We went in the Fall & excellent views & a lot of unique things to see in the temple.

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The temple cannot match the top temples in Japan, but it is only a short walk from the parking lot and you have the feeling that you did not miss anything of importance in the park, like many, many Koreans.

Thank werner867
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Passed by the Sinheungsa temple during the hike up to Ulsan Peak of Seoraksan. It would be nice and peaceful to try for a temple stay there. If I have another opportunity next time, I will definitely do so.

Thank jxxxli
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Jennifer S
12 February 2017|
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In general, respecting a religion is key. I'm sure Christians wouldn't like everyone touching a statue of Jesus. One thing with Buddhism is that skin should be covered, especially woman. No shorts, no short dresses, no... More
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