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Songgwangsa Temple

12, Sinpyeong-ri, Songgwang-myeon, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do 540-933, South Korea
+82 61-755-0107
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Very Beautiful

With the temple of the seoraksan national park the most beautiful temples of korea. We were there... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Tom P
via mobile
A quiet and serene place to rest your mind

From Suncheon train station, take bus #111, it is long ride 80mins. Frequency of bus is 50mins. You... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2016
Yew_Juan
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Port Dickson, Malaysia
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
29 Aug 2016
“Very Beautiful”
24 Feb 2016
“A quiet and serene place to rest your mind”
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12, Sinpyeong-ri, Songgwang-myeon, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do 540-933, South Korea
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+82 61-755-0107
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

With the temple of the seoraksan national park the most beautiful temples of korea. We were there in August and there was nobody else visiting, so it is very quiet an you can relax watching those beautiful buildings and all the details on them. A...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 24 February 2016

From Suncheon train station, take bus #111, it is long ride 80mins. Frequency of bus is 50mins. You can check the bus schedule time on the bus stop, or from the tourist information kiosk outside the train station. From my experience, the staffs didn't speak...More

Thank Yew_Juan
Reviewed 27 September 2015

The reason I'm giving this a 3, is partly because of my subjective preferences (I do not really enjoy temples despite being a Buddhist), because I didn't feel so much enlightened or what, and also because I didn't experience the temple lifestyle for the weekend...More

Thank Isabella R
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

This was one of the nicest temples I've been to in Korea. The surrounding areas where equally as beautiful. We went by car and I think it might be hard to get to otherwise, but worth the visit if you can. Also dog friendly.

Thank Stodds73
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

I am not sure which Songgwangsa the previous reviewer was talking about but I discover there were 2 Songgwangsa. This one is in Jeollanam do, Suncheon si and is one of the distinguished three jewel temples in Korea. I hiked 6.5km through Jogyesan from Seonamsa...More

Thank nugetz
Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend booked accommodation here and were told we'd be sharing a room. When we arrived we quickly realized that the temple was almost entirely empty with the exception of a few skeleton staff. They didn't have anyone on site to direct us...More

Thank MrCapeTown
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