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Bongwonsa Temple

San 1 Bongwon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-392-3007
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Buddhist music listening

Here is in the city center to be able to reach easily. Very beautiful temple with a garden... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Se0ulist
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Quiet temple in the hills

This is a nice quiet temple up on the hill. It is not on the tourist map and is mostly overlooked... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
NamKhim
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Singapore, Singapore
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27 Sep 2016
“Buddhist music listening”
25 May 2016
“Quiet temple in the hills”
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San 1 Bongwon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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+82 2-392-3007
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Here is in the city center to be able to reach easily. Very beautiful temple with a garden waterlilies on pot and chance to hear people who practise buddhist songs, because also a place to teach buddhist music.

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Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a nice quiet temple up on the hill. It is not on the tourist map and is mostly overlooked. When I inquired about this at the Tourist Information center in Insadong, the receptionist didn't even know about this temple and had to Google...More

Thank NamKhim
Reviewed 23 July 2015

A beautiful temple, especially in Summer when the lotuses are out. A great idea to pack a picnic basket and wander into the mountain. No information in English though.

Thank Clairicendre
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Bongwonsa Temple was not in my original Seoul itinerary but I am very happy I made the visit. Sitting on a hill on the outskirts of the capital, Bongwonsa is not yet a tourist stop but that is okay. Eminently peaceful with just a few...More

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