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Gwaneumsa Temple

16 Reviews
Other Places of Worship
Liked by 2
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: 387, Ara-dong, Jeju, Jeju Island 690-121, South Korea
Phone: +82 64-724-6830

What people are saying:

Kwaneumsa Temple is close to Jeju National University, about 1km from Kwaneumsa Temple to the top of Halla Mountain (the highest mountain in Korea). I have been to Guanyin Temple many times and I always find it peaceful and beautiful. Usually there are not many people here, so you can enjoy a quiet time. We came to this temple just to see Halla Mountain. But in the end I seemed to have a surprise. The temple has a large area, where it can make people feel peaceful and feel temporarily separated from the busy city. What's quiet here. The people here make us feel that it is a very common thing here. The monks here are preparing for the Buddha's birthday. We didn't walk into the building to disturb them and I'm sure we didn't see anything. All in all, this is a beautiful and peaceful little place, far away from other people on Jeju Island.

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  • thelonious22

    Peaceful visit

    Before starting the Hallasan hike I checked out the Gwaneumsa Temple near the entrance to the trails. It’s in a secluded area and visited by mostly locals and not really a tourist spot. The big Budd...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585598553000+0800)/
  • kingiron

    A good temple

    It is very near city center although it is difficult to go there if you take public transportation. If you use your own vehicle, you can easily access it. As it is a calm place, you can get healing.

    Reviewed on /Date(1572954178000+0800)/
  • margareteg2018

    Fantastic big Buddha view and scenes

    Walk thru a corridor of two rows of Buddha leading you all the way to tis great big golden gwaneusmsa Buddha. This golden Buddha backdrop contains many small Lohan buddhas in rows....there is also a s...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571333901000+0800)/
  • sirenight
    Singapore, Singapore

    Quiet and secluded

    We were the only tourists there. It seems this temple is visited more by the locals, and not a typical overseas tourist spot. It was a nice place and we got ourselves plenty of photos. Worth the driv...

    Reviewed on /Date(1544058328000+0800)/
  • Anne C
    Anne C
    Singapore, Singapore

    A temple in the mountain trek

    It's 35km drive from Seogwipo district. I don't think it is easily accessible by public transport. I would strongly recommend to explore Jeju with a rental car!

    Reviewed on /Date(1538668078000+0800)/

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