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Lots of hills. Good for the buns. Really scenic. It was packed on Sunday morning. The structures... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
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Serene and calm

I had been there to this place twice and I must say I was mesmerized with the kind of peace of mind... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2016
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Lots of hills. Good for the buns. Really scenic. It was packed on Sunday morning. The structures are amazing. Wanting to go back at night during cherry blossom season.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Banevale
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I had been there to this place twice and I must say I was mesmerized with the kind of peace of mind I had when visiting this place.I wish I could give one more visit to this place in future.One can get a public transport...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit . It's also a Templestay. My husband and I took a taxi from Camp Walker it was also 30,000 Wons one way however you can take the bus (we found out at the temple) very nice employees helps us get a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Xochie B
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing way to experience the local culture! I was lucky to be in the group with many locals who could speak English and we're kind enough to translate, and make sure I was included and engaged in every activity; even the ones who could not...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Very nice and the sculpture and temple is impressive! I recommend to hike Mt.Palgonsan first which is very near the temple an see the beauty of nature.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Niña G
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

The temple experience was great. We went on a cloudy day and still had a fantastic time. But the highlight of the trip was the restaurant at the bottom of the hill. I'm really sorry that I can't remember the name of it but it...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank J1154TZdavidy
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

This is a large temple complex, has one of the biggest buddha statues in the world here plus a few other areas to explore. Really pretty temples and nice vibe.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the templestay program for 1 night. I would not recommend this for foreigners who don't speak korean, there are many talks and activities in korean that no body cares to translate. We felt very left out and even ignored at times... The...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank aewi
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We stayed two days and one night and experienced temple life. Painting, meditating and tea ceremony. Staff were brilliant and so welcoming. The accommodation was extremely clean and food bountiful. It's the best we eaten in this trip

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I have been several Temples in Korea and I think this one is not the best. Statue is big but not biggest. Only it seems that some part of this temple really reserved and very old. If you have free time it is worthy to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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14 May 2017|
Response from fire7723 |
It takes only 1 hour from Gunwi. If you looking for an accommodation near Donghwasa, also there's a beautiful hotel near the temple which name is Hotel Emillia they provide suitable room and dining with reasonable price.
12 August 2016|
Response from fire7723 |
You can board the cable car near Donghwasa Temple's entrance. You can see it if you go up the hills by car with 5 minutes.