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This is one of my favorite temples in Korea, rivaling the Haedong temple in Busan. Apart from its beauty and scale, you are in close proximity to Naksan beach and also to several boats should you want to go out for a day of fishing.
The temple complex is nearby Naksan beach and easy to reach, there is also paid parking available. It is a decent size area, beautiful grounds, amazing views, a nice walk. on the very top is a big statue and the views are fantastic. On the...More
1. They sell local drinks, and it was very tasty and the view was also nice.
2. During summer, it can get really hot(not much shades); but during winter time it's cold and very windy.
3. If you bring a stroller, it's doable but can...More
The vast majority of this Temple complex was destroyed by a fire in 2005 and rebuilt shortly thereafter. No matter. It’s still beautiful. Loved the rocky shoreline area which contains the furthest east point on the Korean Peninsula. People come here to be the first...More
It is a Buddhist temple located in Gangwon provinve,near Sea of Japan (East Sea, Pasific Ocean ). It is about 4 hoours by bus from Seoul. This temple is one of the famous point to overlook the
East Sea. It was built on a hill....More
The Uisangdae Pavilion is under construction; what a pity!
Nevertheless our guide recommended that we visit Hongryeonam (small temple built in a stone cave) instead. The grounds were serene and peaceful, but the views were not exactly what I had been expecting. All my photos...More
When you arrive you pay and then are given a map/pamphlet, which includes an English translation.
There are wonderful views. I'd never seen anything so beautiful in South Korea. The views definitely were reminiscent of when we were in Auckland, New Zealand on Waiheke Island....More