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Beomeosa Temple, Busan

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#2 of 15 in Historic Sites in Busan
Pay a visit to Beomeosa Temple on the side of Geumjeongsan mountain, known for its picturesque forest surroundings. Built in 678 CE, the temple complex was destroyed during the Japanese invasions, but rebuilt in the later centuries. Enjoy the relaxing, but strenuous hike up to the temple, where you can relish the spiritual atmosphere, well-maintained gardens, and the scenic mountainside setting, especially picturesque in late spring when the wisterias bloom. Continue the hike to the top of the mountain to see a legendary well where, according to local tales, a fish came down from the heavens to swim, giving the temple its name. Put Beomeosa Temple at the forefront of your travel plans using our Busan tour itinerary maker .
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  • The temple is located on a mountain, surrounded by mountains, which gives it a more mystical air. If you go soon, you will be fortunate to enjoy it and walk around its pavilions without tourists. You can be a testimony of some Buddhist ceremony, and let yourself be transported by the musicality of mantras. It's really worth it. It is super charming, you can also get there by metro and in 10 minutes connect with a bus that goes up to the entrance of the temple.
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  • Beomeosa Temple is one of the important temples to visit in South Korea. You can reach the temple via hiking over the Geumjeongsan temple or reach Beomeosa subway station and then take a 15 min bus ri...  more »
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  • One of the most spectacular Buddhist temple sites I’ve ever been to. After going here I came back several times including participating in the temple-stay program where I learned more about the place. It is the main Zen meditation temple complex in Korea. It’s location on the mountain adds to its beauty and serenity.
  • If you have the time to burn, walking to a temple always makes it feel more rewarding. Of course excellent company is important as well.
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