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546 Cheongnyong-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Early morning visit. There were few people and the bus was just a short twisty ride. The highlight of this visit was the hike along the ridge of Geumjeongsan from the North gate to the East gate and exit SanSeong village. This was my personal...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank macaiwar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is, above and beyond, the most beautiful temple in Busan. Great settings in the mountains, and a chance to have a free English guiide, too!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to the temple uphill from the subway station although there are buses that take you to the temple's parking lot. The temple was quite extensive and had some pavilions with beautiful carvings. Temple staff/volunteers were very friendly. On the left side of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 6arnaua
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a rainy weekend when the crowds were at a minimum. Despite the wet weather we found Beomeosa to be absolutely beautiful. A gorgeous walkway lined with art led to the main courtyard and buildings. Cloud drifted in during our stay but we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take Metro Line 1 to Nopo for Beomeosa Temple, avoid alight at Beomeosa Station which has identical name, though u could still reach by bus no. However allight at Nopo and take bus 90 just outside station will save you a 500 meter of slope...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hbchew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the third largest Buddhist temple in Korea with a history of 1,000 years. Therefore, although the temple and the buddistbuilings are large, the scenery of the surrounding area is also outstanding. Therefore, it is widely known as a place for students' school trips....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bulm77
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This was our second visit to Beomeosa and we were fortunate to be there for their celebration of the 1343d anniversary of the founding of the temple. There was classic and modern entertainment and free meals provided by the temple. All in all, it was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sungron
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Amazing place great nature around it also beautifull temple, also good for hike. It's a long way up to the temple you should prepare your hiking gear. Once you reach the temple you can enjoy and explore around and if you walk more 2km up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Георги В
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Stayed overnight as part of the G Adventure tour. One of the highlights of the tour. The monks and support staff are great and make a lot of effort to give you a good experience. You get to try meditation, evening prayers, tea ceremony. walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mjsg01
Reviewed 19 October 2018

A peaceful, meditative spot. We were there closer to the end of the day and it was very quiet, no crowds. This temple is considered one of the top 3 major temples in South Korea. Nice photo opportunities. Surrounding this temple are hiking trails, fresh...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann C
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Jeffo C
10 September 2018|
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Response from doofvfood | Reviewed this property |
Maybe worth taking a subway to the stop then taxi from there so less exp? I have only been with subway and bus so don't know how much it would be.
16 July 2018|
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Response from ThomasB837 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a climb from the bus and make sure you have clear directions so you do not take the road to the right and miss the entire temple area.
7 September 2016|
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Response from Ayezz123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not really sure if they're open during Chuseok, you may try to call 1330 from Skype it's free of charge. I've called from Indonesia and it's work well.