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Bongeunsa Buddhist Temple, Seoul: 2 reviews and 2 photos

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by kdoc13

Just a little bit of a walk from COEX is this temple. It seems incredibly out of place for the area it is in, but is typical Korea of in many respects.

It is a temple for the Zen sect of Buddhism and was founded in 794. Like Choygesa, there is not a lot to do at the temple other than walk around and look at things. But what cool things there are to look at. You can imediately feel zen-ish the moment you enter the grounds.

Address: 73, Samseong-dong
Directions: Get off at the Samseong exit on the green line, follow the directions.
Phone: (02) 511-6070~4
Website: http://www.lifeinkorea.com/Travel2/seoul/64

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 21, 2004
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